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Virtual Tour of Austria While Staying at Home

Austria is a landlocked East Alpine country in the Southern part of  Central Europe.
Vienna, the largest city, is the capital  of Austria.

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Tourism is on hiatus, we have been asked to stay back at home so we can be safe and sound. This also gives ample time for the nature to rejuvenate.
However, let this not dampen the traveler spirit in you. How about a virtual tour of Austria from the living room of your house.
Austria is picture perfect with soaring Alps, valleys, meadows, and mind-blowing Baroque architecture.

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From quaint villages to impressive cities, from operas to water-mouthwatering desserts, Austria has all the right elements to make your virtual trip a memorable one.
Mesmerizing City of  Vienna, - quaint yet stands beautiful!
Vienna, a city steeped in culture, and music is home to palaces, and museums.
A stroll through the Ringstrasse Boulevard, Vienna.
Schonbrunn Palace
Emperor Leopold I, commissioned the Baroque architect Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach to build this palace at the end of the 17th century for his son and Crown Prince Joseph.
Hofburg Imperial Palace - one of the biggest palace complexes in the world.
The oldest parts date to the 13th century, you can see it clearly.
Whisper a prayer at  St Stephen’s Cathedral, staying at home.
The church is the seat of the Archbishop of Vienna and also the main church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese.
Salzburg, a quaint city & birthplace of Mozart.
Movie "Sound of Music" was shot in Salzburg, and now you wish to visit the place, Right?
Old Town Aldsten
The quaint town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its baroque buildings.
Maria Plain Church
A popular pilgrimage destination. The decor of the church is simple.
Mirabell Gardens
See the residence of Mozart to know about him.
Innsbruck - A postcard picture of alpine town, and you have to agree!
Innsbruck has world famous ski resorts. It is magical during winter months. Are you already shivering!
Goldenes Dachl was completed in 1500. The roof has 2,657 fire-gilded copper tiles. A tribute to  Emperor Maximilian I & his bride Bianca Maria Sforza.
The Triumphpforte or Triumphal Arch, build to mark the wedding of Archduke Leopold and the Spanish princess, Maria Luisa, on 5 August 1765.

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Graz is the 2nd largest city in Austria. In 2003, this city was named as the European "Capital of Culture" and in 2009 as the "City of design".
Eggenberg Palace in Graz is known for its Baroque styled architecture.
Linz, a contemporary city and the creative capital.
The main square in Linz is the central area of the down-town.
The tall Trinity column at the center stands at a height of 20m. It commemorates the various hardships and bad times.
Krems an der Donau is one of the oldest cities of Austria that dates back to 995 AD. Nestling in the Wachau Valley along the banks of the river Danube.
Göttweig Abbey, a Benedictine monastery, founded by Altmann, Bishop of Passau in 1083.
Schonbrunn Palace, a UNESCO World heritage site.
Satisfy your taste buds, without gaining calories as we give you the picture of Semmel, a traditional breakfast in Austria.
Austrians produces  white wine. It is made from the Grüner Veltliner grape.

 Maya Pillai

Jun 9, 2021
Credits
Paul Gilmore, reisetopia, Jacek Dylag, Laurenz Kleinheider, Alexander Awerin, Michael D Beckwith, Marina Ahammer, Dimitry Anikin