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Wine and winemaking in Austria

Wine and winemaking in Austria

Wine and winemaking in Austria is a fairly developed and profitable business. For many tourists and visitors, Austria is more likely to be associated with beer and Vienna schnitzel. But Austria has a long history of wine production and therefore its culture of consumption. Good Austrian wine is not only a great gift for loved...

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Universities of Austria. Salzburg.

Universities of Austria. Salzburg.

Austria is a popular country for higher education. Tens of thousands of students from all over the world strive to get their education in Austria. This is not surprising – high standards of living, good quality and affordable prices for education, compare to, for example, the USA and Great Britain, attract many people from all...

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Changes in the traffic rules in Austria

Changes in the traffic rules in Austria

Traffic rules in Austria are constantly improving. On Monday, April 1, 2019, the 30th amendment to the Road Traffic Act (30. Novelle der Straßenverkehrsordnung) came into force. In this article we will look at the main  statements. One of the key changes is that the end of the cycling track should no longer be indicated...

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36th Vienna City Marathon 2019

36th Vienna City Marathon 2019

This year, on the 6th and 7th of April, the traditional annual Vienna City Marathon will be held. The first such marathon took place back in 1984, when 794 participants competed, last year – this figure exceeded 39,000 runners from more than 120 countries of the world. At present Marathon has become an important social...

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St.Valentine’s Day in Austria – what do we celebrate and where to go

St.Valentine’s Day in Austria – what do we celebrate and where to go

St.Valentine’s Day in Austria is traditionally celebrated every year, on February 14th. It is believed that the roots of this holiday go back to the times of ancient Rome. Lupercalia (February 13–15) was an archaic rite and festival which was strongly connected to the fertility and childbirth. In Christianity, many Valentines are known, however, this...

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