Where can I get more information about Austria?
General information regarding Austrian facts and figures, history, politics, economy, science, culture, media, etc. can be retrieved from the Web site of the Austrian Embassy in Washington, DC. The Austrian National Tourist Office provides information about Austria and also offers the opportunity to download online brochures or to order them in hardcopy. The Austrian Tourist Office in New York provides Austrian Facts and Figures on their Web site and can also be contacted at travel(at)austria.info for questions not answered by the information provided online.
Tips for trips to Austria and information about travel planning and accomodation are available at the Web site of the Austrian National Tourist Office. The US Embassy in Vienna offers a survey of Austrian arts and culture, economy, education, government and politics, media, tourism and travel. The section on "Tourism and Travel" gives details about Austria's Federal Provinces, its public transportation system, about traveling to different locations within Austria, and about visa regulations. It also provides an overview of Austrian and US-american holidays. The Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying offers download opportunities for Austrian maps (in German) on its Web site.
US Embassy in Vienna - Tourism and Travel: http://vienna.usembassy.gov/en/austria/travel.htm
US Embassy in Vienna - Overview of Austrian and US-american holidays: http://vienna.usembassy.gov/en/embassy/holidays.htm
Federal Office of Metrology abd Surveying - download opportunity for Austrian maps: http://www.austrianmap.at/