Austria is known for the many scenic snowcapped mountains owing to its location in the Alps region. This friendly country in Central Europe complements the word “green” by the appearance and the actions together, since Austria is widely known for its active participation in environment sustainability. The official language of the country is German which is spoken by over 85% of natives. Austrians are hardworking people and they boast of a strong economy which is depended on machinery, metal products, textiles and most importantly, tourism.
Why visit Austria
Seeing the stunning mountain ranges you saw in “The Sound of Music” movie is not the only reason you should visit Austria! The city of Salzburg in Austria feels almost unreal with its modernity and urban sophistication smoothly blending into the nature that surrounds it. Wherever you go in Austria from its capital Vienna to the small suburban villages, the view of Austria’s sky scraping mountains will not escape your sight. If you love seeing castles and ruins, Austria has a plenty of magnificent castles including the world famous Castle Hohenwerfen. This is a country which always ranks high in the lists of peaceful and trouble free countries in the world. If you are a first time traveler, a solo traveler or travelling with small kids, Austria will be the perfect destination for your next trip.
Getting around Austria
Austria has a fine and safe infrastructure with many buses and tram services for you to get around. If you are in the capital Vienna, you can get the metro, however it is the only city with a metro system. You can still always hail a taxi. (Remember to tip) Another important thing to note is that you should be careful not to throw litter around the city since Austrians are strict with cleanliness of their cities.