Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Vienna
1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Vienna with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Vienna area
This Vienna map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
Austria - moving around the country
Subway operates in Vienna and Linz; stations are located along the main sights. From mid-April to mid-October, the ferryboats and cruise ships begin to run along the Danube river. Moving by means of water transport is possible not only within the country, but also abroad. The largest lakes in Austria have ferries and boats too. Tickets for public transport can be purchased at any kiosk or store. There is an opportunity to buy a one-time ticket, as well as a ticket for a day, a week or even a month. The same ticket can be used absolutely in all types of public transport. There are special discounts for the disabled, children and families. There is an opportunity to buy a family ticket, which implies free transportation of children under 16 years. Stowaways in the country are punished with a huge fine.
Nature and parks of Austria
One of the main treasures of the country is the National Park of the High Tauern located on the border of Carinthia, Tyrol, and Salzburg. It is the largest national park in the entire Europe. There is the highest mountain range in Austria that gave the name to the whole park. Tourists enjoy an excellent environment for mountaineering or hiking along mountain trails. In the park, there are guest huts, where you can sleep. Beginners are recommended to enroll in the tour group, where, under the supervision of experienced instructors and guides, they can enjoy the views.