Church Steeples in Old-Town Salzburg, image copyright by Salzburg Tourist OfficeCrucero por el Danibio Austriaco - Grupo GranadaBus de Dorado Tours - Gran Tour del Imperio Austrohúngaro, de camino a AustriaVista dal Moenchsberg-photo by Österreich Werbung-Julius SilverBenessere invernaleSaalbach-Hinterglemm; Österreich Werbung, Weinhaeupl W.

Families will love:

  • Rich history
  • Lush alpine adventures
  • Winter skiing

Austria is a beautiful country, and far less traveled by Americans than other Western European nations. From its rich cities filled with Baroque palaces, gilded museums and steepled churches to its Alpine countryside with crystal-clear lakes reflecting snow-capped mountains, it provides a beautiful setting from family vacations. In the winter, cities are transformed by ... more
Austria is a beautiful country, and far less traveled by Americans than other Western European nations. From its rich cities filled with Baroque palaces, gilded museums and steepled churches to its Alpine countryside with crystal-clear lakes reflecting snow-capped mountains, it provides a beautiful setting from family vacations. In the winter, cities are transformed by the snow, and the mountains become skiers' paradise, with Bavarian-style lodging warming up travelers by a cozy fire with hearty Austrian fare. Austria shouldn't be overlooked when considering a trip to Europe with the kids; there is much to see and learn in this beautiful country. And even if you don't know the history, there is always its ties to "The Sound of Music."

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