(2014) Lonely Planet Austria is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch the scenery unfold as you drive up Grossglockner Road, marvel at the grandeur of imperial Vienna, or ski down Austria's many pistes; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Austria and begin your journey now!Inside Lonely Planet's Austria Travel Guide:Colour maps and images throughoutHighlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interestsInsider tips save you time and money, and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spotsEssential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and pricesHonest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks missCultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, music, sports, outdoor activities, architecture, politics, landscapes, wildlife, coffee houses and wineFree, convenient pull-out Vienna map (included in print version), plus over 60 mapsCoverage of Vienna, Burgenland, Upper Austria, Lower Austria, Styria, Carinthia, the Salzkammergut, Salzburg, Salzburgerland, Hohe Tauern National Park, Tyrol, Vorarlberg, and moreThe Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Austria, our most comprehensive guide to Austria, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.Looking for a guide focused on Vienna? Check out Lonely Planet's Vienna guide for a comprehensive look at what the city to offer.Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Anthony Haywood, Kerry Christiani and Marc Di DucaAbout Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.