Central Europe


Austria, officially the Republic of Austria is a landlocked East Alpine country in the southern part of Central Europe. Vienna is Austria’s capital and its largest city. It is bordered by Germany to the northwest, the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the northeast, Hungary to the east, Slovenia to the south and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. See Austria with help from Wyld Family Travel’s detailed Austria travel guides


The cheapest accommodation options are camping and hostels. Austria hotels range from $66 to $302 per night with an average of $122.


The official currency of Austria is the Euro. Dedit and credit cards are accepted widely. We suggest using a Wise card to cut down on high international withdrawal fees.


Food will use up a chunk of your budget if you eat out for all meals. Cheap takeaway style lunches are around €5, coffee costs on average €2.85, breakfast at a cafe €10, Viennese schnitzel with potato salad €15.00


The four main forms of transport are U-Bahn (subway), Schnellbahn or S-Bahn (local train), Straßenbahn (tram) and Autobus (bus). Long distance buses, trains and plains service Austria.

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