- Tourism in Austria
Austriamostly include trips to Viennawith its Cathedral, its "Heurigen" (wine pubs) and romantic Waltz music events. Worth a visit are Salzburg, birthplace of Mozart, Innsbruck, capital of Tyrolsurrounded by the Alps, and the Danubevalley with its vineyards, for example the Wachauor Dunkelsteinerwald, which are between Melkand Krems. In the western part of the country the province Vorarlbergreaches the Lake Constance, in the eastern part Neusiedler See.
Of great touristic importance are the Austrian
skiing, hikingand mountaineeringresorts in the Alps as well as family-friendly recreation areas (e.g. the Witches's Waterin Tyrol). The same applies to the numerous Austrian lakes (e.g. Wolfgangseeand other lakes in the Salzkammerguteast of Salzburgor Wörtherseein Carinthia).
For visitors interested in Media Art, there is the
Ars ElectronicaCenter in Linz. Since 1979 this center has organized the Ars Electronica Festivaland presented the Prix Ars Electronica, the worldwide highest-ranked prize for media art.
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