Visiting Swarovski Crystal Worlds from Munich

Swarovski’s highly stylized visitor center at Wattens near Innsbruck is one of the Tirol’s most popular attractions and it just got sparklier. Reopened at the end of April, visiting Swarovski Crystal Worlds from Munich makes for a fascinating day in the Austrian Alps.

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July 28, 2015 by
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Innsbruck, Austria, in the summertime

Five Summer Activities in Innsbruck

Often regarded as a winter destination for skiing, Innsbruck is just as busy in the summer, with visitors seeking fresh alpine air, lashings of culture and the town’s fine architecture. Whether you’re interested in taking to the mountains or chilling in cosmopolitan cafés, summer activities in Innsbruck are plentiful.

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July 20, 2015 by
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The DomQuartier in Salzburg

Domplatz in Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg began to emerge as a Baroque beauty around 400 years ago, when the ruling Prince Archbishop Guidobald von Thun decided to create a city worthy of being his power base. He was responsible for the design of the Residenzplatz (Residence Square) and Domplatz (Cathedral Square), gave a facelift to the Residenz (Archbishop’s Palace) and also constructed the Long Gallery in St Peter’s Abbey; together with the Dom (cathedral) and its museum, this central district of Salzburg is now known as the DomQuartier.

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July 7, 2015 by
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Take Viator With You — Download Our Insider’s Guide to Austria

In this guide, we’ve handpicked the very best of what makes Austria so special — both on and off the beaten path — so you can travel like an insider in Austria!

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June 25, 2015 by
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Whitsun Festival in Salzburg

Orchestra with conductor Daniel Barenboim, at the Whitsun Festival in 2013.

The 2015 Salzburger Pfingstfestspiele (Whitsun Festival) takes place in Salzburg between May 22 – 25, a four-day classical jamboree to add to the city’s already packed program of famous Easter and summer festivals.

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May 12, 2015 by
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The Reopening of Swarovski Crystal Worlds

Swarovski is one of Austria’s most successful international companies and its futuristic visitor center at Wattens near Innsbruck was one of the Tirol’s most popular attractions before it closed for a major revamping in 2014. The grand reopening of the bigger, better and sparklier Swarovski Crystal Worlds is set for Thursday, April 30, 2015.

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April 14, 2015 by
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