With its old-world charm, musical heritage, and alpine landscapes, Vienna and Austria offer choices for every traveler. Previously an e-book and now a print book with up-to-the-minute detail, Fodor's Vienna & the Best of Austria captures the top experiences and attractions throughout the country, with intriguing features on tantalizing Austrian cuisine and wine, tips for finding the best ski resorts, and hikes in the pastoral Salzkammergut region. Vienna and Austria spring to life with classic experiences such as visiting Mozart's birthplace and touring the famous Schonbrunn Palace.-EXPANDED COVERAGE: Vienna has seen a resurgence in everything from its cultural offerings to its hotel scene, and Fodor's captures the best new picks. This edition includes expanded coverage of hotels, restaurants, activities and sights in the ski regions of Innsbruck, Tirol, and Vorarlberg, with tips from our renowned Austrian ski expert. The guide also focuses on the growing popularity of Austrian cuisine. -COLOR SECTION: A NEW 8-page color insert at the start of the guide contains a brief introduction and spectacular photos that capture the top experiences and attractions throughout Vienna and Austria. -SPECIAL FEATURES: Among the feature topics are festivals in Austria, thermal spas in Carinthia and Graz, Austrian heurigen where you can sample wines made from the recent harvest, and intriguing brief biographies of famous Austrians including Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sigmund Freud, and Gustav Klimt. -INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: An "Experience Vienna and the Best of Austria" chapter includes places to go and "Great Itineraries". Each chapter has an overview map and includes short descriptions of each region and the "Top Reasons to Go." Tips on how to find the best ski resort, shopping, driving, and more assist a wide range of travelers.-DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Vienna & The Best of Austria offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife.-INCLUDES: Vienna, Vienna Woods, Lake Neusiedler and the Danube River, Salzburg, Eastern Alps, Salzkammergut, Carinthia, Graz, Innsbruck, Tirol, Vorarlberg, and more.-ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's travel guide is researched and written by local experts.
New York : Fodor's Travel Publications, c2012.
367 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 20 cm.