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News about Austria

In this section you will find the latest press releases of the Austrian National Tourist Office in Sydney.

Press Releases

Austria Hotel Collection 2022: Alpine & City Stays

A hotel can make or break a holiday. Check out our favourite Austrian hotels for this year to make your readers' choice for the perfect place to rest their heads easier.

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Welcome to Vollpension: Coffeehouse and Social Enterprise

‘Vollpension Generation Café’ aka ‘Granny’s public living room’ created a space of inclusion for young and old in the heart of Vienna. 

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How a Journey to Austria Brought the Schubertiade to Australia

In homage to Austrian chamber music, the newly formed Forelle Ensemble travels through regional NSW and ACT in the spirit of Franz Schubert.
June/July 2021. 

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No Passport Needed

To make the wait for international travel to resume a little bit easier for your readers here are some things to do and places to visit that will make them feel like they are in Austria.

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Christmas Traditions

The time from late November to the end of the year has a very special meaning in Austria. Visit Austria's Christmas markets, try some Glühwein and enjoy the spirit of Christmas...

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Music in 2020

Austria and Music are closely tied together. In 2020 Austria is celebrating two significant anniversaries lovers of classical music need to have on their radar

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Austria's Hidden Gems

Away from the well-trodden path of Vienna, Salzburg and Innsbruck, you can experience the raw culture of the Alps or the charming day-to-day life in the towns and villages.

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Culinary Experiences

Some places are best explored through their local food. – Austria one of them. Here is a guide to the country’s best food experiences and delicious inspiration for more or less serious foodies.

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Why Austria is the perfect post-pandemic destination

With international borders finally opening up your readers will ask the big question: where do we go? It might take a little while until you can say 'the world is your oyster' but Austria is a good start.

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Winter Highlights

Cosy villages, boundless skiing pleasure and world-class cuisine - in Austria's top skiing resorts you will be spoilt for choice. But Winter in Austria is not just synonymous with skiing.

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Music Festivals

Austria’s cultural offerings include over 200 festivals: from world scale events to small regional gatherings in Austria’s beautiful surroundings including outstanding culinary delights.

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Off into the mountains

Vacation in Austria means being close to nature. Explore one of the national parks, experience the beauty of the Alps on a long distance trail or head out on a family day hike.

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Austria Hotel Collection

The 2019 Austria Hotel Collection is a group of exceptional properties curated for the Australian market that represent the variety from opulent and historical to radically modern.

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Vienna Boys' Choir

A group of young, indigenous choristers from Far North Queensland travelled to Vienna to join one of the world’s most famous boys’ choirs on stage in the world’s capital of music.

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Vienna Therapy

An art installation featuring a three-metre tall sculpture of Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, will be brought to Australia for the first time to celebrate the culture of Vienna.

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Journeys through Austria

Planning to travel to Austria? Discover the highlights of the country and ideas for off-the-beaten-path experiences on our suggested itineraries.

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Contact us

Austrian National Tourist Office
Suite 14, 235 Spit Road
Mosman NSW 2088

Phone:02 9299 3621


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm (AEST)
Please note that our office is not open to the general public. Please contact us via phone or email for any holiday enquiries.