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Austria : Austria is a very popular holiday destination. In particular mountain sports are very popular, such as winter sports. Especially because the apres ski Austria is very famous. Austria is located in Europe and is part of the Alps. It is situated between Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Italy and Slovenia. The majority of Austrians speak German and it was 78% of the inhabitants of Roman Catholic Austria. The country is known for the Alps, the Grossglockner with 3797 meters the highest point of Austria. In the valleys of the Alps are fields, meadows and deciduous woods. At higher altitudes you'll find pine forests and mountain meadows. When you come above 2800 meters, you find snow, ice and bare rocks. The capital of Austria Vienna. In the Vienna Town is the Hofburg surrounding the Spanish Riding School and the famous Stephansdom. In Vienna is also located Uhrenmuseum. This museum has more than 3,000 pendulum clocks, mantel clocks and pocket watches. Salzburg has sights as the Duomo, and Domplatz Dommuseum, the Mozart house and the Toy Museum. Innsbruck is also popular with tourists. It is the cultural capital of Tyrol and contains the Spital Church from 1320. In Niederösterreich find the monastery Milk, one of the most beautiful baroque abbeys in Europe. Also you have the Neusiedler See, the largest steppe lake in Europe. In Styria, you also have many abbeys and castles. For active holidaymakers are many pedestrian and bicycle paths. In the capital Graz are numerous annual festivals and cultural events. Most tourists come to Austria for the winter. The après-skisfeer in Austria is exuberant and noisy than in other European countries. This applies especially to places in the provinces of Tyrol and Salzburg. Also in the Vorarlberg region in Lech are good entertainment and après-ski possibilities.

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