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Fun and festivities in Austria - celebrations, festivals and cultural events

AUSTRIA. GMUND IN KARNTEN. Tourists travel to Austria to experience the local flavor and amazing features. The festivals and traditions of the Austrian people are the best for that. It’s enough to watch how people celebrate this or that event, in order to learn a lot of new and amazing things. The quantity of various holidays is simply huge. To some extent, they are usually associated with cultural and musical aspects, or religious events.
Austria has long been located at the intersection of routes to various European countries. This has led to the fact that the hotel industry is well …
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In the winter season, Christmas is, undoubtedly, the main holiday in Austria. It unites absolutely all inhabitants of this state. As a rule, preparations begin in early December. According to the belief, Saint Nicholas appears on the night of December 5, accompanied by the evil Krampus. In the same period, almost all large cities and even small villages open thematic fairs. They sell handmade goods, traditional dishes, and also arrange various performances. The most famous fairs are on the main squares of Salzburg and Innsbruck. On December 5-6, many people appear on the streets, depicting devils and evil spirits that hide from St. Nicholas.
In winter, there are many different holidays in Austria. Until February, there is a whole series of events, accompanied by carnivals, costumed performances, and social events. With the advent of spring, people are beginning to prepare for other important holidays - Easter, Trinity, and Corpus Christi. Tourists may be surprised by long religious marches. Despite the fact that these holidays are of a religious nature, they are full of joy. Local residents are happy to meet guests and go for a visit. Usually, chocolate and a variety of pastries are brought as treats. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Summer is a time for various festivals. You can note a two-week jazz festival, as well as a festival of classical music and operetta. Do not forget that Vienna has long been considered the main musical center of Europe. Here they appreciate classical music and theatrical art. Modern music also does not stand aside. Young people organize their discos and open-airs, where the best DJs perform. This is a great time for young people who want to have fun. Such holidays help to know Austria and the Austrian people from the new side.
Mayrhofen All Saints' Day on November 1, Day of the Referendum on October 10,  and National Day on October 26 are celebrated too. A birthday is an important event for any Austrian. The Austrians are very welcoming and hospitable, but they honor the etiquette and love formalities. If a person is invited, then most likely a full meal consisting of several dishes will be offered. Refusal and leaving early is not polite. Even an invitation to tea or coffee means that there will be a lot of treats on the table, including desserts, pastries and even low-alcohol beverages. You can also take a small gift with you. It can be a bottle of wine, some food or anything else. At parties, it is usually accepted that guests take their own snacks and choose beverages. Usually there is no official feast with compulsory toasts. Each one drinks as much as he or she likes. Many holidays are family ones, so inviting guests to dinners has long been a part of tradition.
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Uniques spots of Austria

Sankt Anton Resort

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
In Austria, there is also a ski resort, which can be recommended to the fans of the extreme sports. It is St. Anton. The skiers, who prefer the risky adventures, have a choice of two 'black ski slopes' - Kandahar-Kapall and Kandahar-Galzig. Since 1928, these ski slopes have served as a place for the ski races FIS. This is where the best athletes in the world compete. The ski slopes, which are steep on steep slopes and steep curves, are among the most complicated in the world. And that's the reason. For many unprepared athletes the descent ends with the fatal outcome.

Apart from the professional 'black' slopes, the health resort has a mass of attractive attractions and is not only popular with freeriders, but also freeriders and party fans. The health resort is a center of the afterlife … Read all

Toilet of Modern Art

From the series “Public Toilets, Who Makes it Extravagant”
Another public toilet, which can be found in Vienna, will please the followers of contemporary art. The viewable toilet is very easy to find. It is located not far from the famous Hundertwasserhaus, in the original decorated souvenir shop 'Hundertwasser Village'. In addition to the shiny shop windows with a wide variety of souvenir production, there is a small bar, and the cellar was equipped with a unique toilet.

The interior of the toilet reminds of the gallery of contemporary art with a multitude of colorful mosaics and paintings, painted washbasins and toilet blocks. On the walls of the toilet you can see the magnificent photos with distinctive sights of Vienna, as well as the interesting mosaics are composed of colorful tiles.

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Attractions and entertainment in top cities of Austria

Vienna
Fans of shopping will also be interested in taking a walk along the streets of the city, literally each of which is full of fashion boutiques, bookshops and antique shops. If you want to find best souvenirs, it’s high time to move your feet to shopping pavilions located near railway stations. Fans of walking should definitely not forget to visit the famous Prater Park. Here you will find special areas for picnics, various rides, a museum, as well as cozy cafes that have become the hallmark of … Read more
Salzburg
Daimlers bar is one of the most popular night spots of the city. Here visitors can not only enjoy widest choice of drinks and snacks, but also listen to contemporary music, as well as to participate in an interesting entertainment program. The bar welcomes its guests till late evening. Every day this place is visited by not only numerous music fans, but also by fans of quality pizza and beer. Rockhouse Salzburg club is simply a perfect destination for rest of a large company. It has all … Read more
Solden
Solden is a real paradise for athletes. You can come here even at the beginning or end of the season and not be afraid that there will be no snow. There are two large glaciers here. These are Tiefenbach and Rettenbach. Snow lies from October to May here thanks to them. The height difference is quite large here. It reaches 1680 meters. So everyone can find a suitable route here. Solden is suited for those who have already mastered the skills of skiing and are confident enough to stay on skis. … Read more
Zell am See
In warmer months, the main attraction at the resort is hiking. Vacationers can explore local sights both on foot and by bicycle. In hot summer the main recreation area for tourists is the beach at Zeller Zee Lake. It is equipped with some stunning beaches; there are playgrounds and recreational areas for children too. The most famous entertainment complex is Strandbad Zeller See located on the shore of the lake. This is a large-scale center with playgrounds for younger visitors, a beautiful … Read more
Innsbruck
Mayrhofen
More than fifty lifts are located in the vicinity of the city. The longest cable car in the country runs here. This is Ahornbahn. It is open to the public from mid-June to early October and from December to April. A lift leads from the South-Eastern outskirts of Mayrhofen to the peak Ahornspitze. It is located at an altitude of almost three kilometers above sea level. A beautiful observation deck is located here. Several dozen various routes begin with Ahornspitze. They are designed for both … Read more
Kitzbuhel
There are also entertainment venues familiar to most travelers, as well as a huge selection of shops in the town. Londoner center has a great casino with a large selection of tables and slot machines, as well as a stylish bar and a nightclub. This place is perfect for relaxing in a big company. Gamblers, music fans and dancers would enjoy time there. Among the most popular nightclubs Take Five also stands out; it never ceases to amaze guests with original parties. The music program of the club … Read more
Badgastein
A total of three ski areas are available here. These are Sportgastein, Schlossalm – Stubnerkogel, and Graukogel. The Stubnerkogel Mountain area is the easiest to reach. The high-speed cable car to it starts from the station. You should explore all the routes in advance before going on the track, especially if you are not too confident in your abilities. The fact is that quite a large part of the blue slopes are interspersed with sections for experienced athletes here. If you take a wrong … Read more

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