Austria is located in the central Europe, bordering Germany and Czech Republic in the north, Slovakia and Hungary in the east, Slovenia and Italy in the south and Switzerland and Liechtenstein in the west. The population of Austria is 8,5m and is surrounded by the magnificent Alps -mountain range.
Austria provides stunning scenery ranging from charming cities and towns such as Vienna, Salzburg and Innsbruck, Alpine region, pristine forests and fields among other highly attractive natural sites. Therefore, Austria will certainly offer something for every couple.
In this article we have collected five the most recommended locations for the newlyweds to spend their romantic honeymoon in Austria.
Beautiful Vienna is the capital of Austria and also the biggest city in the country. Vienna is well connected in the central Europe and it has lots of quality hotels. All the other regions in Austria are easily accessed from Vienna by train or bus so one option would be to combine this historic and magnificent central European jewel into other intriguing towns and sights in Austria. The main attractions in Vienna are Schönbrunn Palace & gardens, Imperial Palace Hofburg and Vienna historical city center.
Salzburg is the 4th largest city in Austria and located in the northern part of the country. Salzburg is especially charming due to its historical background being the hometown of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Salzburg also is very attractive throughout the year and it has many places to visit such as Hohenbrunn Castle, Mozart’s residence & museum and a nearby Hellbrunn Castle & castle grounds.
Innsbruck is the jewel of the Tyrolean Alpine region in the western Austria. Innsbruck provides a picturesque and charming grounds for a perfect getaway for a honeymoon as the old town with its pretty buildings and facades make a perfect match with the Alps in the background – with a clear weather that is. Innsbruck provides many museums, skiing and hiking opportunities and other options for cultural activities.
Hallstatt is a small town located in the central Austria and it is known for its amazing scenery with its mountains and the lakefront. Ever since 1996 Hallstatt holds the UNESCO World Heritage Site title. Apart from tourism Hallstatt´s main industry is salt mining. There are regular tours offered in the over 7000 year-old salt mine for the tourists. Apart from mine tour the couples can go visit an ice cave or enjoy the beautiful scenery in forms of hiking or sailing at the lake.
5. Zell am See
Zell am See is a popular tourists attraction in the central Austria – but for good reasons. Zell am See is one of the most known skiing resorts in Austria and provides a great number of skiing and winter activities as well as other leisure activities. The nearby mountain, Schmittenhöhe, is 1 965 meters high and the slopes are accessible right from the town center. The skiings center Alpinecenter Kitzsteinhorn is open throughout the year and it is located app. 10 kilometers away from Zell am See center. Naturally, Zell am See and the nearby town of Kaprun provide stunning grounds for outdoor activities as well from hiking and mountaineering to cycling and spa & wellness services.