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The most beautiful places in Austria
Updated: 30.10.2021
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Austria as a very mountainous country offers plenty of natural beauty in the form of gorges, waterfalls and picturesque lakes. At the same time as the center of the former Empire, you will find many beautiful cities and historical monuments

1.
Vienna

The capital city of Austria

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| Altitude: 178 m / 584 ft

Vienna is the main and the largest city of Austria lies on the Danube. It is also the largest city in Central… continue reading

3.
Salzburg

Mozart's city

Rating:
| Altitude: 435 m / 1 427 ft

Although Salzburg is the fourth largest city in Austria, it is the most beautiful for many visitors. Mainly… continue reading

4.
Krimml Falls

Austria's most magnificent waterfall

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| Altitude: 1 490 m / 4 888 ft

Krimml Falls is a three-tier high waterfall of total high of 380 meters. Especially in spring, when snow… continue reading

5.
Hallstatt

The most famous village in Austria

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| Altitude: 523 m / 1 716 ft

Hallstatt, situated between the mountains and the lake of the same name, belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage… continue reading

6.
Glacier Pasterze

The largest glacier in Austria

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| Altitude: 2 500 m / 8 202 ft

More than eight kilometers long glacier Pasterze is not only the largest glacier in Austria, but also… continue reading

7.
Castle Hohenwerfen

An impoverished castle

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| Altitude: 623 m / 2 044 ft

The mighty Hohenwerfen Castle stands on virtually impregnable location on a rock high above the river Salzach… continue reading

10.
Lichtensteinklamm gorge

The most beautiful gorge of Austria

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| Altitude: 618 m / 2 028 ft

Lichtensteinklamm gorge is one of the biggest natural attractions of the Hohe Tauern and the Salzburg region… continue reading

11.
Stuibenfall waterfall

The largest waterfall in Tyrol

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| Altitude: 1 410 m / 4 626 ft

The Stuibenfall Waterfall, thanks to its height of 159 meters, is the largest waterfall in Tyrol. It consists… continue reading

12.
Finstaler lake

The most beautiful dam in Austria

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| Altitude: 2 330 m / 7 644 ft

Lake Finstertaler is a typical mountain dam with a small hydroelectric power plant. However, it is… continue reading

13.
Prospect Five fingers

The most famous viewpoint in the Dachstein mountains

Altitude: 1 969 m / 6 460 ft

About less than a kilometer from the top of Krippenstein (2108 m) you will find the famous viewpoint 5… continue reading

14.
Kufstein

The most beautiful city of Tyrol

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| Altitude: 492 m / 1 614 ft

Kufstein is a picturesque district town on the Inn River. It has a huge fortress. You will also find a nice… continue reading

15.
Gosausee lake

The most beautiful lake at Dachstein

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| Altitude: 921 m / 3 022 ft

To the north of the famous Dachstein peak is one of the most beautiful lakes of the Salzkammergut – Gosausee.… continue reading

16.
Weißsee Dam Lake

The most beautiful dam of the Hohe Tauern

Altitude: 2 250 m / 7 382 ft

Lake Weißsee (2,253 m above sea level) is perhaps the most beautiful dam in the Hohe Tauern. At the same time… continue reading

17.
Lake Zell (Zeller See)

Lake in the center of Salzburg

Altitude: 750 m / 2 461 ft

Lake Zell (often transcribed as Lake Zell) is one of the most popular lakes in Salzburg, thanks to the famous… continue reading

18.
Achensee Lake

The most beautiful lake in Karwendel

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| Altitude: 929 m / 3 048 ft

The picturesque Achensee lake is surrounded by the mountain backdrop of the Karwendel and Rofan mountains. It… continue reading

19.
Postalm Pastures

Pastures on the largest plateau in Austria

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| Altitude: 1 207 m / 3 960 ft

South of the great lakes of the Salzkammergut you will find the largest plateau in Austria – Postalm. Thanks… continue reading

20.
Gollinger waterfall

Romantic waterfall

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| Altitude: 502 m / 1 647 ft

At the foot of the Kleine Göll mountain in the village of Golling an der Salzach you will find the very… continue reading

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