In Austria tourism plays a very big role. The German Austria is used as a holiday destination predominantly by Dutch and Italian tourists. In 2006 Austria was the most popular holiday destination and the Germans were the largest group. For large families or for those who like a lot of space available it would be reasonable to rent a cottage that has a number of advantages in comparison with the hotel. More over, the self-sufficiency of no fixed times for the meals and is bound by its daily trips free design. It also has the advantage that you shouldn’t punish children for making noise as you are to do if you stay at a hotel. However, for a smaller number of persons it is better to rent a vacation home with the same offers. For those who prefer a table set, no domestic work done on a holiday and do not want to refuse from the buffet pampered it is highly recommended to rent a single or double room in the hotel. There you will also find much luxury as sauna, a swimming pool or tanning beds.
Austria is known for its excellent cuisine with the famous desserts like apple strudel, Linzer cake, and Kaiserschmarrn. You will never find these things in any other world cuisine. For a beach vacation the next cities are suitable: Carinthia or Salzkammergut with their most popular lakes like Wörthersee, Lake Ossiacher and Lake Millstatt.
The spa vacation is gaining its importance within each day. Austria offers 84 healing baths. Many companies and excursions can be downloaded from the national parks which not only provide the beautiful insight into the nature of this area but also radiate a special tranquility. Hikers use the natural beauty of the Alps in order to explore it.
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