The Republic of Austria, situated in the picturesque Alps, is a landlocked country with a population of around eight million people. With German as the official language and a history tightly entwined with Germany you may feel as if you are strolling the streets of Berlin, except for the towering snow-capped Alps. The tallest mountain is over 12,000 feet high and most of the inhabitants live well above 1,500 feet above sea level.
Austria is famous for its love of the arts, the opera, and, of course, world-class ski chalets and slopes. The gorgeous mountainous terrain features picturesque lakes and rivers and snow covered mountains for the nature lover. ...