Bordered by Germany, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary, Austria is surrounded by abundant natural beauty. This central European country is popular with travellers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Cheap car hire in Austria is easy to find, making exploring simple.
Those who love to spend time in big cities will to take the time to get to know Vienna, which is often said to be one of the world’s most stunning cities. Vienna is simply teeming with impressive buildings such as St Stephen’s Cathedral, the Hofburg Palace and the Summer Palace, also known as the Schloss Schönbrunn.
Climb into your Austria car hire and drive to the city of Salzburg, which is celebrated as the home of Mozart and classical music. The picturesque Hohensalzburg Castle beckons, where visitors can learn about the musical genius in the interesting Mozart museum.
Austria is a great for dining. There is plenty of variety, from the world famous wiener schnitzel to knödel, which are sweet or savoury dumplings. Austrians love to eat bread and cheese with meals, and of course pastries such as apfelstrudel are always popular. Touring the best restaurants by car hire in Austria is convenient.
The summer months of June and July are popular time to visit Austria the Danube Lower Austria Festival is celebrated with much singing, dancing, theatre and reading of poetry. May’s International Music Festival also draws large groups of music lovers.