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Publisher Comments:

You'll never fall into tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go- they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!

Come along with Frommer's and discover some of Europe's most spectacular scenery, from the towering peaks of the Alps to the dazzling baroque architecture of Vienna and Salzburg. Frommer's offers up-to-date coverage of all of Austria's highlights- Mozart festivals, skiing, hiking, cafes, castles, imperial palaces, alpine villages, Danube River towns, and more. Inside you'll find candid, detailed reviews of the very best dining and accommodations; accurate color maps; and insider tips on shopping. We offer a wealth of sightseeing, sports, strolls, and special moments- from highlights for the first-time visitor to off-the-beaten-track discoveries that will impress even the most seasoned traveler.

Synopsis:

Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.

Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

Synopsis:

Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.

  • Discover the best of Austria, from Viennese cafes and the city of Mozart to skiing in the Alps and exploring stunning castles.
  • Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.

  • Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget.

  • Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.

Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

About the Author

A team of veteran travel writers, Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince have produced numerous titles for Frommer’s, including best-selling guides to Italy, France, the Caribbean, England, and Germany. Porter, a former bureau chief of The Miami Herald, is also a Hollywood biographer, providing inside looks at the private lives of such stars as Humphrey Bogart, Katherine Hepburn, and aviator Howard Hughes. His latest bio is Brando Unzipped. Formerly of the Paris bureau of The New York Times, Prince is also president of Blood Moon Productions and other media-related firms.

Table of Contents

List of Maps.

What’s New in Austria.

1 The Best of Austria.

1 The Best Travel Experiences.

2 The Most Romantic Getaways.

3 The Best Castles & Palaces.

4 The Best Cathedrals & Abbeys.

5 The Best Museums.

6 The Best Historic Towns .

7 The Best Outdoor Adventures.

8 The Best Ski Areas.

9 The Best Lake Resorts & Spas.

10 The Best Luxury Hotels.

11 The Best Affordable Hotels.

12 The Best Restaurants.

13 The Best Dining Bargains.

14 The Best Classic Cafes.

2 Planning Your Trip to Austria.

1 The Regions in Brief.

Destination: Austria—Pre-Departure Checklist.

2 Visitor Information.

3 Entry Requirements & Customs.

4 Money.

The Euro, the U.S. Dollar, the British Pound & the Canadian Dollar.

Emergency Cash—The Fastest Way.

What Things Cost in Vienna.

5 When to Go.

Austria Calendar of Events.

6 The Active Vacation Planner.

7 Travel Insurance.

8 Health & Safety.

9 Specialized Travel Resources.

10 Planning Your Trip Online.

11 The 21st-Century Traveler.

Frommers.com: The Complete Travel Resource.

12 Getting There.

13 Packages for the Independent Traveler.

14 Getting Around Austria.

15 Tips on Accommodations.

16 Recommended Books.

Fast Facts: Austria.

  3 Suggested Austrian Itineraries.

1 The Highlights of Austria in 1 Week.

2 Scenic Austria in 2 Weeks.

3 Austria for Families.

4 The Southern Lake District in 1 Week.

4 Settling into Vienna.

1 Orientation.

Neighborhoods in Brief.

2 Getting Around.

Transportation for Less.

Fast Facts: Vienna.

3 Where to Stay.

Great Summer Savings: Staying in Dorms.

4 Where to Dine.

Coffeehouses & Cafes.

5 Exploring Vienna.

Sightseeing Suggestions.

1 The Hofburg Palace Complex.

2 Other Top Attractions.

3 Churches.

4 More Museums & Galleries.

In Memory of Vienna’s Jewish Ghetto.

5 Parks & Gardens.

Tales of the Vienna Woods.

6 Especially for Kids.

7 For Music Lovers.

8 Organized Tours.

9 Outdoor Pursuits.

Boating on the “Blue” Danube.

10 Shopping.

Noshing Your Way Through Vienna’s Open-Air Markets.

11 Vienna after Dark.

12 More Entertainment.

13 Only in Vienna.

6 Lower Austria.

1 The Wienerwald (Vienna Woods).

2 The Spa Town of Baden bei Wien.

3 Wiener Neustadt.

4 The Danube Valley.

7 Burgenland.

1 Eisenstadt: Haydn’s Home.

2 Lake Neusiedl.

The Capricious Lake.

8 Salzburg: City of Mozart.

1 Orientation.

Neighborhoods in Brief.

2 Getting Around.

Fast Facts: Salzburg.

3 Where to Stay.

4 Where to Dine.

Cafes.

5 Seeing the Sights .

In Mozart’s Footsteps.

6 Organized Tours.

7 Shopping.

8 Salzburg after Dark.

The Salzburg Festival.

9 Side Trips from Salzburg.

9 Land Salzburg.

1 The Tennengau.

2 The Pongau.

The Most Spectacular Gorge in the Eastern Alps.

3 Bad Hofgastein.

4 Badgastein: Austria’s Premier Spa.

6 The Grossglockner Road.

7 Zell am See.

8 The Flachgau.

10 Upper Austria.

1 Linz: The Provincial Capital.

The Silicon Valley of Mitteleuropa.

A Baroque Masterpiece: The Abbey of St. Florian.

2 Lakes Attersee & Mondsee.

The Great Outdoors in the Salzkammergut.

3 St.Wolfgang & Bad Ischl.

4 Hallstatt.

5 The Traunsee.

6 Wels.

11 Innsbruck & Tyrol: The Best of Scenic Austria.

1 Innsbruck: The Capital of Tyrol.

Fast Facts: Innsbruck.

2 Igls & the Environs.

3 The Stubai & Wipp Valleys.

4 The Ötz Valley.

5 The Eastern Side of the Arlberg: A Skiing Mecca.

6 Seefeld.

7 The Ziller Valley.

8 The Kitzbühel Alps.

9 East Tyrol.

12 Vorarlberg.

1 The Western Side of the Arlberg.

2 The Montafon Valley.

3 The Brand Valley .

4 En Route to Bregenz: Feldkirch & Dornbirn.

5 Bregenz.

The Bregenz Music Festival.

6 The Bregenz Forest.

13 Carinthia.

1 Klagenfurt.

2 Cathedrals, Castles & More: Side Trips from Klagenfurt.

3 Lake Wörther.

4 Villach.

Thermal Waters to Keep You Young.

5 Lake Millstatter.

14 Styria.

1 Graz.

Fast Facts: Graz.

The Governor: From Graz Muscle Man to Movie Star.

2 Bad Gleichenberg.

3 Mariazell.

Bad Blumau: Austria’s Most Whimsical Spa.

4 Bad Aussee.

5 Dachstein-Tauern.

Appendix: Language Lessons.

1 Basic Phrases & Vocabulary.

2 Numbers.

3 Menu Terms.

Index.

List of Maps.

Suggested Austrian Itineraries.

Vienna Neighborhoods.

Vienna U-Bahn.

Vienna Accommodations.

Vienna Dining.

The Hofburg.

Vienna Attractions.

Schönbrunn.

Lower Austria & the Danube Valley.

Burgenland.

Salzburg Accommodations.

Salzburg Dining.

Salzburg Attractions.

Land Salzburg.

Upper Austria.

Linz.

Tyrol.

Innsbruck.

Kitzbühel.

Vorarlberg.

Carinthia.

Styria.

Graz.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470100554
Publisher:
Frommers
Subject:
Europe - Austria
Author:
Prince, Danforth
Author:
Porter, Darwin
Subject:
Travel; Europe
Copyright:
Edition Number:
12
Series:
Frommer's Complete Guides
Series Volume:
343
Publication Date:
April 2007
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
7.94x5.26x1.09 in. .99 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.

Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

"Synopsis" by , Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.

  • Discover the best of Austria, from Viennese cafes and the city of Mozart to skiing in the Alps and exploring stunning castles.
  • Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.

  • Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget.

  • Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.

Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

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