Timeshare Austria to luxuriate in one of the world's most scenic countries. Located in Central Europe, Austria is home to breathtaking mountain scenery, classical music and opulent architecture. From natural wonders to world-class winter sports and extraordinary experiences, Austria is a destination that calls you back time and again.
The country’s capital and largest city, Vienna, is an absolute must-see with its medieval and Baroque buildings, the dazzling Schönbrunn Palace and an abundance of museums, coffee cafes and music venues.
Set against awe-inspiring Alpine scenery, Salzburg is best known as the location of the 1965 film, “The Sound of Music,” with major attractions that include the beautiful Altstadt old town, Mirabell Palace and Mozart's birthplace.
Visit Hallstatt, the oldest and most photographed village in Austria, to see its breathtaking setting of pastel-colored buildings, glassy lake and dramatic mountains. Tour the nearby ancient salt mine and underground salt lake.
Just south of Salzburg is the world’s largest ice cave, known as Eisriesenwelten, or “World of Ice Giants.” Timeshare Austria between May and October to tour this amazing natural wonder of ice formations and frozen waterfalls.
Watching the world-famous Lipizzaner stallions perform incredible moves choreographed to classical music is a spectacular event at Vienna’s magnificent Hofburg Palace.
A popular attraction, the Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens, Austria, is an underground museum showcasing brilliant displays of crystal artworks and jewelry. There is also a playground and activities here for children.
Dance into Vienna’s classical culture at the Johann Strauss Ball in the Kursalon Vienna, one of Vienna’s most beautiful and historic buildings. Enjoy an elegant waltz, fine cuisine and a midnight concert.
Experience Austria’s famous coffee shop culture by savoring coffee and endless varieties of cakes, puddings and pastries in one of the many cafes scattered around the country.
Take a tour through one of Austria’s vineyards in the wine-growing regions of Lower Austria, Burgenland and Styria to bask in idyllic scenery and Austrian wine, food and live music.
Take in one of the country’s many excellent opera performances. For a unique experience, attend the floating opera in Bregenz.
Ride Austria’s steepest cogwheel steam train through picturesque scenery, beginning at the beautiful village of St. Wolfgang and ascending up to Schafberg Mountain.
Timeshare Austria in the Austrian Alps for world-class winter sports that include skiing, snowshoeing, snowboarding, tobogganing, curling and cross-country skiing. Get your adrenaline pumping by bobsledding at the Olympic bobsled track in Igls, or go ice-skating at Olympiaworld Ice Stadium in Innsbruck.
In summer, hike trails through fairytale-like forests and misty meadows, around spectacular waterfalls and mountain huts. The Vorarlberg region and Hohe Tauern National Park offer excellent hiking adventures.
Head to Lake Worthersee, a top summer destination, to go swimming, sunbathing and boating. Explore the country’s most colorful cave, Griffen Stalactite Cave.
Take a walking or cycling tour along the Danube River, past quaint villages, vineyards and castles. For something more heart-pumping, go whitewater-rafting in the Inn River and Imster Schlucht.
In Vienna’s Prater amusement park, ride the Giant Ferris Wheel or see giant pandas and tigers at the world’s oldest zoo. Go face to face with life-sized dinosaurs at Styrassic Park in Bad Gleichenberg. Search for a magic crystal in the natural playground of Hirschalm Fairytale Park in Unterweissenbach.
You’ll be spoiled for choice with Austria’s nightlife options that range widely from laid-back taverns and bars to nightclubs, apres-ski venues and beer gardens to cabaret, opera and theater performances.
When to Visit
Most tourists visit Austria in the winter (November to March) for skiing and winter sports or in the summer (June to August) to enjoy outdoor recreation. If you prefer to timeshare Austria without the crowds, the low shoulder months (April to May and September to October) offer mild weather.