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Fodor's Austria (Fodor's Austria)

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Publisher Comments:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Austria!

•Updated frequently, Fodors Austria provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

Fodors Austria features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Austria.

Experience Austria like a local! Fodors Austria includes choices for every traveler, from tips on which coffeehouses to linger at, to where to go to listen to opera or the philharmonic, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

Ski the Alps, cycle along the Danube, tour Baroque abbeys, explore lakeside villages, or listen to a Viennese opera – Fodor's Austria, 12th Edition offers all these experiences and more! Our local writers have traveled throughout the country to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.

The San Francisco Chronicle sums it up best – "Fodor's guides are saturated with information."

- We frequently update our Austria guide, and we make every effort to bring you the most accurate and thorough book. Plus we provide timely updates about the area at Fodors.com.

- Unlike other travel books, Fodor's guides rely heavily on local experts who know the territory best–so you know you're seeing the real Austria.

- We give you the planning tools you need to tailor your trip. We give options for all budgets. You make the choices.

Table of Contents

About This Book ............ 6

When to Go ............ 7

Whats Where ............ 8

Quintessential Austria ............ 10

If You Like ............ 12

Great Itineraries ............ 14

Chapter 1: Vienna ............ 19

Where to Eat ............ 85

Where to Stay ............ 100

Nightlife & the Arts ............ 110

Shopping ............ 119

Chapter 2: Vienna Environs ............ 127

On the Road to Baden & Mayerling ............ 132

The Weinviertel ............ 140

Chapter 3: Eastern Austria ............ 147

Burgenland ............ 152

Graz & Its Environs ............ 168

Styria ............ 181

Chapter 4: The Danube Valley ............ 189

The Wachau: Along the North Bank of the Danube ............ 195

Linz: “Rich Town of the River Markets” ............ 209

Excursions from Linz ............ 221

The Wachau: Along the South Bank of the Danube ............ 226

Chapter 5: Salzburg ............ 235

Exploring Salzburg ............ 240

Where to Eat ............ 260

Where to Stay ............ 268

Nightlife & the Arts ............ 275

Shopping ............ 278

Chapter 6: Salzkammergut ............ 281

On the Road to St. Wolfgang & Bad Ischl ............ 286

Gosau, Hallstatt & Bad Aussee ............ 302

Chapter 7: Carinthia ............ 311

Klagenfurt & the Southern Lakes ............ 316

The Gurktal Region ............ 333

Chapter 8: Eastern Alps ............ 337

To Lienz, up the Defereggental & Back ............ 342

Across the Grossglockner Pass ............ 351

Mountain Spas & Alpine Rambles ............ 361

Chapter 9: Innsbruck & Tirol ............ 373

Innsbruck ............ 380

Around the Lower Inn Valley ............ 397

On the Road to Kitzbühel ............ 403

West from Innsbruck ............ 413

Landeck, Upper Inn Valley & St. Anton ............ 420

Chapter 10: Vorarlberg ............ 425

Bregenz ............ 430

Through the Bregenzerwald to Bludenz & Feldkirch ............ 437

The Arlberg & Montafon Resorts ............ 443

Understanding Austria ............ 451

Powder-Perfect Skiing ............ 452

Austria at a Glance ............ 458

Chronology ............ 460

Words & Phrases ............ 464

Menu Guide ............ 467

Travel Smart Austria ............ 472

Getting Here & Around ............ 473

Essentials ............ 479

About Our Writers ............ 512

MAPS

Austria ............ 8-9

Exploring Vienna ............ 34-35

The Hofburg ............ 55

Schönbrunn Palace and Park ............ 83

Where to Eat in Vienna ............ 86-87

Where to Stay in Vienna ............ 102-103

Baden & Environs ............ 132

The Weinviertel ............ 141

Burgenland ............ 155

Graz ............ 171

Eastern Styria and Lower Austria ............ 183

Lower Danube Valley ............ 196

Upper Danube Valley ............ 208

Linz ............ 211

Salzburg ............ 242

Where to Stay & Eat in Salzburg ............ 262-263

Salzkammergut/The Lake District ............ 287

Carinthia ............ 317

Eastern Alps ............ 344-345

Eastern Tirol ............ 377

Innsbruck ............ 384

Where to Stay & Eat in Innsbruck ............ 390

Western Tirol ............ 414

Vorarlberg ............ 431

Ski Areas ............ 454-455

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400008179
Publisher:
Fodor's
Subject:
Europe - Austria
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
Austria
Subject:
Travel-Austria
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20090324
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
8.04x5.22x1.01 in. 1.13 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Ski the Alps, cycle along the Danube, tour Baroque abbeys, explore lakeside villages, or listen to a Viennese opera – Fodor's Austria, 12th Edition offers all these experiences and more! Our local writers have traveled throughout the country to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.

The San Francisco Chronicle sums it up best – "Fodor's guides are saturated with information."

- We frequently update our Austria guide, and we make every effort to bring you the most accurate and thorough book. Plus we provide timely updates about the area at Fodors.com.

- Unlike other travel books, Fodor's guides rely heavily on local experts who know the territory best–so you know you're seeing the real Austria.

- We give you the planning tools you need to tailor your trip. We give options for all budgets. You make the choices.

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