Austria is a country that easily amalgamates different landscapes to make one big attraction. With Alps bejeweling the west and Danube basin the east, Austria also offers opportunity for ample activities for the tourists. In fact, Austria is considered to be one of the best destinations in the world for skiing.Situated in Central Europe, Austria is a landlocked country which shares its boundaries with Germany and Czech Republic in north, Slovenia and Italy in south, Switzerland and Liechtenstein in West and Slovakia and Hungary in the east. Basking in the glory of rich heritage of Hapsburg which still can be experienced in the architecture of many buildings, Austria proves to be a wonderful place to learn about the history of Europe as a whole.
Austria is mostly famous for some of the most splendid and clean cities of the world. Vienna is the capital of Austria and also the fastest developing of all. Marked with some striking palaces, especially Hofburg Palace, and churches, Vienna attracts millions of visitors round the year. Salzburg is another city flanked by some beautiful monuments. The city is also known for the world famous Salzburg Festival.
The best time to visit Austria is during July to October when the temperature is towards the pleasant side. However for people who are more interested in skiing and other winter sports, December to February is the apt time.