Austria is a German-speaking country in Central Europe, characterized by its mountain villages, baroque city architecture, Imperial history and rugged alpine terrain. Vienna, its Danube River capital, is home to the Schonbrunn and Hofburg palaces, and has counted Mozart, Strauss and Sigmund Freud among its residents.
Cruising the Danube through Austria and Hungary is often referred to as the best cultural river cruise experience in Europe, passing through the great cities of Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava. This part of the Danube also includes fabulous landscapes and scenery, to rival those of the Rhine!Duration: 10 Days
Every year in the Tyrol, some 180,000 cows, horses, sheep and goats spend their summer in the mountains, grazing on Alpine pastures new. In September the cows return home, an occasion that is celebrated by decorating the cows with flowers, garlands and bells for their safe return home for the winter months.Duration: 9 Days