The savvy traveler knows the best way to embrace a region's culture and have a great time is to take in the festivals. Austria's diverse culture can be found in over 200 festivals a year. These can be small regional gatherings or world scale events. From mouthwatering cuisine and incredible music and performances to learning about history, expect to leave festivals in Austria with indelible memories.
The Grafenegg Music Festival embraces seven centuries of history. Listen to great music at The Auditorium and Cloud Towers, highlighted in the background by the stunning Grafenegg Castle. Enjoy star-studded performances, incredible architecture and a meal in the castle prepared on the terrace.
While there may not be castles involved all the time, the fact is Austria events have no match. ImPuls Tanz Festival brings dance from all over the world. La Strada is 10 days of acrobatics, street theater, pantomime, puppetry and clowns from all over Europe. The Bregenz and Steirischer Herbst festivals offer international theater, screenings, parties, opera and much, much more. Whether you want to enjoy Austria music festivals like the International Jazz Festival Saalfelden or give the family a day of films at the Siemens Children's Festival, there are plenty of celebrations in Austria.