Austria itself needs no introduction. After all, its wonderful Alpine landscapes were loved by Europeans back in the XVIII century, at a time when the tourist industry was just beginning to emerge. Austria is an amazing combination of natural beauty and many valuable cultural monuments. Scattered throughout the country are palaces, abbeys, magnificent churches, castles and historic residences. Picturesque high mountain roads in the Alps allow you to visit several climatic zones in one day and admire the luxurious nature of this corner of the world.