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Austria: Art, Architecture & Design
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Masterpieces of unconventional architecture. Contemporary art, ever increasing numbers of galleries and innovative design fairs competing for the attention of an international audience. Take all of the above and pair it with the stucco facades of Baroque city centers, breathtaking rural landscapes and Austrian charm, and you'll find yourself in modern day Austria, where the combination of the old and the new guarantees a memorable travel experience. Enter to win a trip to Austria.

A sample intinerary:
Contemporary art and culture converge in the MuseumsQuartier Wien, home to more than 60 cultural institutions. The world-renowned art-space not only offers great art but also great cafes and restaurants. Two of the must-visit museums are the Leopold Museum with its famous Egon Schiele collection as well as the MUMOK, where contemporary art is the main focus.

The Liechtenstein Museum is an institution of national and international importance showcasing masterpieces from the early Renaissance to the Baroque period. For an unrivaled for drawing collection as well as ground breaking contemporary exhibits don't miss the Albertina Museum.

While in Vienna we suggest staying at the Hotel Altstadt Vienna, which was named one of the "Best hotels in the World" by Conde Nast Traveler.



The renaissance city of Graz is located just two hours south of Vienna and is a hotbed of culture. With its jaw-dropping contemporary architecture, such as the Kunsthaus Graz and world-class entertainment, Graz was the first Austrian city to be named European Capital of Culture.


Begin your own journey of discovery by visiting www.austria.info/art to order your FREE copy of our Art, Architecture & Design guide. Austrian Airlines flies to Vienna directly from New York, Washington DC and Toronto.


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