Butlers work in castles and mansions – and on the Turracher Höhe.
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The New Year’s concert is broadcast in 80 countries. For the other 14,999 you’ll have to show up in person.
Did you know a good pair of lederhosen will last a lifetime?
You can discover so much when you’re out hiking. Like the way back to yourself.
The Opera Ball is just one of 450 glittering ball events in the city.
The first on the slopes. It’s part of the routine in the Hochkönig ski area.
A golf ball travels 10% further at an altitude of 2,000 metres than it does at sea level. Because of the fresh mountain air perhaps?
Don’t think Bärli, Salamander and Dragon Franzi are mythical creatures of Austrian legend. They’re ski school mascots.
In 1914 a circus performer went for a spin on top of one of the Giant Ferris Wheel cabins. Sitting on a horse!
Sledges were used for transport until the 19th century. Only then it was discovered that they were great fun, too.
How to get to the cable car in Serfaus? With the second shortest underground railway in the world.
Austria’s got so much drinking water you can even swim in it and cruise on it in sailboats or pedalos.
Austria’s got the most alpine ski world champions. And lots of world-class ski areas too.
Wiener sausages are famous all over the world. Except in Vienna, where they’re known as Frankfurters.
Empress Sisi once took riding lessons at the MuseumsQuartier - now one of the world’s largest cultural centers.
Since the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest hetero and homosexual couples have been turning heads on traffic lights.
Want to feel the sand between your toes in the heart of Vienna? Easy with 50km of beaches to choose from.
Sigmund Freud, father of the Oedipus complex, was called “Sigi my gold” by his mother.
The Sound of Music today? You get it from Bauchklang, Parov Stelar, Camo & Krooked.
What do all those wine routes, tavern-lined lanes and culinary regions tell us? That the Austrians know what taste’s all about.
More Vienna: The official Vienna Card comes with 210 discounts as well as free travel on the subway, tram and bus.
Capital of fashion since 1858: imperial couturier Knize am Graben also had stores in New York and Paris.
Vienna’s city center buses are powered sustainably. Either by electricity or horse.
Rainbow-Box, Wallride, Multijib Bestbox mean anything? Maybe you’re best taking a look at the Chillbox first.
Before Franz Joseph’s future residence was bathed Schönbrunn Yellow, it was a vision of pink.
Did you know that the Sachertorte was invented by a 16-year-old cooking trainee?
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