Travel PRacticalities & Useful bits:
Tips for Touring Austria

This page links toarticles on interesting little things about Austria as well as practival travel advice for touring this country. Travelling in Austria is generally easy - public transport is good, so are the roads and the tourism infrastructure in the country ranks among the World's best.

Travel Tips: Practicalities

Climate, Weather, When to Go
Money, Currency & Saving Travel Cash
How to get VAT (value added tax) reimbursed
Crappiest Places of Austria
Practical Hints on How to Save Money
Quick Facts about Austria
Transportation to, from & in Austria
Finding a Hotel in Austria
Currency Exchange Tool
Travel Guide Books to Austria
Visa & Legal Regulations
Tourist Traps: Things NOT to do in Austria

Interesting Bits on Austria

A Guide to the German Language
Webcams in Austria: Live Images
Public Holidays in Austria
Avoiding Fake Hotel Reviews
Physical Geography of Austria
The Danube (Donau) in Austria
Nature & Environmental Issues in Austria
Flora & Fauna of Austria
A Ranking of Austria's Highest Mountains

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Further Reading

Wikipedia on the History of Austria

The Economist with a country briefing on Austria