Known for its stunning Alpine views, mountain villages and baroque architecture, Austria is not to be missed when travelling to Europe. If you are a history and architecture lover you will appreciate the imperial palaces filled with rich history. Explore The Hofburg Palace on your visit to the capital - Vienna - for a unique insight into Austrian culture and the Hapsburg Empire. In addition to a long cultural history, Austria is famous for its skiing region. Countless resorts offer great skiing and snowboarding for novices to experts, as well as hiking, rafting and even golf in the summer, all complemented by the beautiful views of the Alpine mountains.