Salzkammergut – the region is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site as “Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape“. Lower Austria, Wachau — inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2000 with the towns *Melk, *Spitz, *Dürnstein and Krems. Salzburg (state) – the most important forms of income are tourism and agriculture.
Tyrol – is a multi-national historical region in the heart of the Alps. South Tyrol, despite its German-speaking majority, has been part of Italy since the end of World War I. It makes up the northern portion of the alpine Italian autonomous province Trentino-Alto Adige with its capital in Bolzano / Bozen.
Vorarlberg – the state is almost entirely mountainous and enjoys one of the highest standards of living and income levels in Austria due to its proximity to Switzerland. It is also is home to an Alemanic alpine culture, quite different to the rest of Austria making it a special place in the country even to other Austrians.
Zell am See (map) – A popular destination for outdoor activities, Zell am See is situated on the shores of Lake Zell and offers a range of water sports such as swimming, sailing, and windsurfing. Visitors can also take the cable car up to the nearby Kitzsteinhorn glacier (map) for skiing and hiking.
Wachau – A scenic region along the Danube River, the Wachau Valley is known for its picturesque vineyards, historic towns, and castles. Visitors can take a boat tour along the river, visit the Benedictine abbey of Melk (map), and sample the local wines at one of the many vineyards.