Guest contributor, Barbara, takes us on a tour of the most beautiful places in Austria. From the bustling capital of Vienna to picture-perfect Halstatt, she takes us through the some of the best places to visit in Austria.
Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a landlocked country of roughly 8.47 million people in Central Europe. Capital: Vienna; Dialing code: 43; Currency: Euro; Population: 8,419,000 (2011); GDP: 418.5 billion USD (2011); Official language: German.
Schonbrunn Palace and Park - The central section of the palace showing the perron leading up to the Great Gallery, with the Gloriette in the background. Of the 1,441 rooms in the palace 39 on the first floor can be seen by visitors participating in guided tours. The palace also boasts a fine selection of royal coaches