Tourism in Austria

Austria offers a combination of classic artistic presentation and European mountain and lake’s panorama as the country hosts various classic architecture as well as gentle touch of naatural attractions.

The capital city, Vienna, represents the tourism attractions that you can find in almost all of the major cities in Austria with many middle-age European cathedrals and landmarks, lively wine pubs, and romantic Waltz music events. The Ars Electronica Centers in Linz is the must-visit spot for media art enthusiasts as it organizes the Ars Electronica Festival which presents Prix Ars Electronica, the worldwide highest-ranked prize for media art.

Classic romantic sensation may not be the only impression you get from the country as it is also blessed with some European style natural attractions such as Danube valley with its vineyards, the Lake Constance in the west, the Lake Neusiedler in the east which are suitable for relaxation and sightseeing in addition to some mountainous terrence including the Alps that provide both natural availability and facility for skiing, hiking and mountaineering. Stretching over Vorarlberg and Tyrol, Ski Arlberg is the largest connected ski area in Austria and one of five largest ski areas in the world. 

Why Invest in Short Term Rental in Austria

Providing accomodation for tourists is considered to be a never-lost investment especially in Austria since the country is rated as the twelve most attractive and developable tourism destination in the world and ranked number one in terms of its tourist service infrastructure by the World Economic Forum.

A simple AirBnb short term rental accommodation could lead to a fortune of stable income with so little risk in the process. In 2016, foreign visitors to Austria spent a total of EUR 17, 4 Billion with a strong growth rate of 4.1% in the number of overnight stays in Austria. The statistic shows nothing but a big opportunity to transform your neglected property to a profitable business which at the same time becomes an alternative to maintain your property’s wellness.

In the case that you don’t know where to go and how to start the business, Bnb Way gladly provides you solutions to find the right AirBnb managing company for your property as well as connect you to all the components you need in the business.

Popular Sightseeing | Sights to Visit in Austria

Autria is home for many worth mentioning tourism spots, some of which include:

Tiergarten Schönbrunn — A zoo located on the grounds of the famous Schönbrunn Palace, founded as an imperial menagerie in 1752, is the oldest continuously operating zoo in the world.

Mariazell Basilica — A basilica in Mariazell known as an important pilgrimage destination in Austria and one of the most visited shrines in Europe.

The Vienna Hofburg — Austria’s Imperial Palace in the past designed with Gothic and Renaissance influence, now functions as the president office.

Schönbrunn Palace — A historical palace Located on Vienna’s outskirts providing tours to the Royal apartment and Royal Gallery with classic ceiling paintings.

Austria Tourism Growth Graph

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The number of visitation to Austria in 2020 (Credit: Tredingeconomics)

The pandemic seems to affect the tourism growth in Austria however the number is expected to rise up once the vaccine is available worldwide. 

FACTS about Austria 

Vienna has the highest quality of life in the world

Vienna is one of the only capital cities in the world to produce vast quantities of wine.

Austria’s capital is particularly well known and well loved for is its coffee house culture, which blossomed in the 16th century. 

Every year, hordes of tourists flock to the hills of Salzburg for a taste of the magic of The Sound of Music, the 1965 Hollywood blockbuster set and filmed in the area.