Cultural tourism Austria
Cultural tourism is defined as travel persons outside the residence with a view to the search for new experiences and experiences that meet their cultural needs. Cultural tourism also includes visits to cultural and historical sites in the distant and recent history of the tourist destinations, museums and galleries, churches, musical and theatrical events and performances, music and, more recently and visits to concerts of pop culture. That is considered to be cultural tourism motivated learning about cultural heritage, art and culture of life and work in the nation visited tourist area. Characteristics of demand for this type of culture is characterized by the fact that it is a broad spectrum of tourists covering different age groups and education, but with an indication that interest in culture increases with age. Cultural tourism is a younger branch of tourism that emerges from the needs of all educated tourists and their needs work on myself, learning and entertainment needs through introducing the history and tradition, and is motivated by the creative cultural activities related to the activities that have been preserved from the past such as learning traditional skills through cultural tourism product with religion, gastronomy and tourism literature or contemporary art production.
Austria is a largely mountainous country due to its location in the Alps. The Central Eastern Alps, Northern Limestone Alps and Southern Limestone Alps are all partly in Austria. Of the total area of Austria, only about a quarter can be considered low lying, and only 32% of the country is below 500 metres (1,640 ft). The Alps of western Austria give way somewhat into low lands and plains in the eastern part of the country.
The greater part of Austria lies in the cool/temperate climate zone, where humid westerly winds predominate. With nearly three-quarters of the country dominated by the Alps, the alpine climate is predominant. In the east—in the Pannonian Plain and along the Danube valley—the climate shows continental features with less rain than the alpine areas.