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      The Netherlands is a country known for various landscapes. It has the best beaches, trekking and cycling routes, tulip fields, markets, cities, architecture and more. It has the typical European touch of peace. If you’re Read more

      Imagine yourself strolling in the popular cobbled streets of Rome with shopping bags from high-street brands in one hand and your favorite drink in another, while you enjoy the city’s sumptuous beauty. Sounds like quite a heavenly & dreamy experience, right? Well, the city of ruins is truly a heaven for Shopaholics and shopping in Rome will let you have this experience for real!

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      Europe is known for its great culture. Winter festivals in Europe are lively, vibrant, historic and diverse. In spite of the extremely cold weather, people look forward to these colourful festivals.

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      If you are a watersports junkie and like to experience the thrill underwater, then scuba diving in Monaco is one thing you should not miss. The deep, blue seas are always alluring. Just looking at them gives you a sense of peace and calm.

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      One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, Amsterdam is a cosmopolitan city that invites tourists to look into its charm and history. There are many places to visit in Amsterdam and a vast variety of new things that can be tried out in the city. Often referred to as “Venice of the North” for the overwhelming number of canals here

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      Whether you are into the club scene or prefer a laid-back wine bar where you can enjoy a glass of Brunello and the great company of a few friends, there is no place like Italy to have a good time. The hep culture and nightlife in Italy are completely different from that during the day.

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      Europe is home to some of the most engrossing and fantastic tourist destinations that attract millions of visitors from all over the globe. A mecca for the party goers, some of the happening cities in Europe house the finest pubs, bars, discs and entertainment clubs so that you can enjoy the best nightlife in Europe. If you are planning to visit Europe and wish to explore its exotic nightlife, then you have reached the rightmost listing!

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      Lisbon is the capital city in Portugal and is exhibited as one of the ideal cities on the planet owing to its harmonious environs.

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      From the dramatic and flamboyant architecture to the rich history, Budapest is city which has something for every kinda traveler. A home to the healing hot water springs and a exciting nightlife, this city is an amalgamation of modernity and past. Read more

      Mi casa es su casa (my house is your house) very beautifully defines the vibrant culture of Spain and also its heartwarming hospitality. From living in the big

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      Not many people are extroverts and not many people have a buzzing social life. But, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t have one like that. Owing to the fact that there are so many amazing ways to mingle with people and yet travel across the world, we think that Europe group tours are an amazing way to explore the world and at the same time, meet new people and socialise.

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      Stockholm, the biggest city of Sweden is quite a charming place and pretty much on the list of globe trotters. It's deemed as the shopping capital of the North. Stockholm offers a variety of entertainment and aesthetics to the visitors which includes the captivating modern Scandinavian designs.

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      Germany is the seventh most-visited country in the world owing to its scenic sights. The best part: Indian restaurants in Germany can be surprisingly more authentic with flavors than you may think. Read more

      Interlaken is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Switzerland. Known as the transport gateway to the mountains surrounding it,

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      March witnesses the commencement of springtime in Amsterdam. Following the long-drawn winter, the sun begins shining more frequently and the outdoor cafe patios come again to breathe.

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      Europe is quite popular amongst Globetrotters for its panoramic beauty, prolonged history, vibrant culinary, and exclusive art forms. Flea markets in Europe are the most beautiful places giving a glimpse of local lives. One can check out the latest collections here or grab some gifts and trinkets from the vibrant stores offering true gems at a reasonable price. Read more

      Austria, a beautiful country in Europe, is a traveler’s delight. Deep valleys to the Alps, and glaciers to vibrant meadows, there is much that one can explore in this landlocked country. Get on a train and let it take you through the lovely landscape of Austria in August, one of the best months to plan a trip to this country. With festive vibes and sunny days, August welcomes one and all to this gemstone of a country. Have a look to know what it has to offer to you.

      Weather In Austria In August

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      August in Austria is the month that sees a high number of tourists. The weather in Austria in August is excellent and the days are quite sunny, making it easy to explore and enjoy the festivals here. August, a summer month in Austria, has an average temperature of 18°C – 19°C. Also, if you are wondering what to wear in Austria in August, then carry summer clothes, and you would be good to go.

      Why Visit Austria In August

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      There are a certain reasons why you should consider visiting Austria in the month of August. Some of them have been listed below! 

      • Austrians have a beautiful tradition of music and some of the best music fests like Salzburg Festival, Castle Grafenegg Music Festival, and more would take place in Austria in August.
      • August is the peak tourist season, so if you like to visit a country during its full glory, then this is the time.
      • The weather is excellent with warm sunny days which makes visiting Austria in August one of the best decisions.

      Must Read: 7 Incredible Tourist Places To Visit In 2021 For Day Trips In Austria

      Events And Festivals In Austria In August

      Once the snow melts down, this beautiful country is known for the sound of its music. There are a lot of music festivals that take place here which often increases the price of accommodations. So, if you plan to travel to Austria in August, book in advance.

      1. Salzburg Festival

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      What once began in 1920 is today one of the longest-running music festivals in Austria, Salzburg Summer Festival. This year in 2021, the festival will be celebrating its 101 years of completion and it would be a grand event, converting the entire city into one great stage. So, book your tickets soon and be a part of one of the biggest festivals in Austria. There will be theatre, opera, music and a lot more celebrating the popular and high culture here! Excited, already?

      When: 18 July 2021 to 30 August 2021 (Tentative)
      Where: Salzburg

      Suggested Read: 8 Magical Castles In Austria That Will Blow Your Mind In No Time!


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      2. Castle Grafenegg Music Festival

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      Amid the dreamy setting of a century-old castle, head to Grafenegg Castle to enjoy the music by the London Symphony Orchestra. It is a celebration of amazing music performances, surreal nature, elegant architecture, and local food and wine. A festival loved by classical and jazz lovers, it attracts quite a number of tourists. The strolls through the gardens with a picnic basket and the sound of music makes it a perfect place for a date in Austria in August.

      When: 14th August 2021 to 6th September 2021 (Tentative)
      Where: Grafenegg Castle; Schlosstrasse 10, 3485 Grafenegg

      Suggested Read: 10 Hostels In Austria To Explore The Best Of The Country’s Mountains And Cities

      3. Innsbruck Festival Of Early Music

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      If you are a history buff, then you would really enjoy this festival that annually takes place in Innsbruck. This event features historically informed performances of music which date from different periods like the Baroque, late Renaissance and early Classical periods. This is one of the most prestigious festivals in Austria in August which has great concerts and beautiful opera productions at historical venues. Eat, drink, and be merry as you enjoy the music at various squares of Innsbruck.

      When: 14 July 2021 to 30 August 2021
      Where: Innsbruck, Austria

      Suggested Read: 10 Best Churches In Austria For Adding A Touch Of Bliss To Your EuroTrip!

      4. ImPulsTanz Festival

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      Vienna is a global dance capital today and this festival is all about the Viennese waltz and dance. One of Europe’s largest dance festivals, a lot of known stars have staged performances at this event in Vienna. The highlight of this event is the European young talent award, the Prix Jardin d'Europe and also the selection of trendsetting productions. Other than this the festival also supports contemporary dance. With around 200 dance workshops conducted by 150 dance teachers, this is a month-long festival. The productions are held at venues like the Burgtheater, the MuseumsQuartier, the Odeon, the Volkstheater, and the Schauspielhaus.

      When: 14 July 2021 to 18 August 2021
      Where: Vienna

      Suggested Read: Two Weeks In Europe: Music Festival, Austrian Beer & Unforgettable Madness With Friends

      5. Bregenzer Festspiele

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      This festival takes place in an amazing setting, at the world’s largest lake stage. Attracting quite a number of international artists, musicians, and tourists, it is a great festival that holds classical concerts. Other than the performances, it is the setting and the stage design that is often breathtaking and loved by the visitors. Head to the sublime Lake Constance and have an amazing time at the Bregenz Festival.

      When: 22 July 2021 to 23 August 2021
      Where: Festspielhaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria

      Suggested Read: 10 Best Water Parks In Austria For A Soul-Stirring Holiday Experience!

      6. Carinthian Summer Music Festival

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      This is another music festival with a beautiful lake setting. Taking place at Lake Ossiach, Carinthian Summer Music Festival boasts performances by the world’s finest classical musicians. It is an important and famous classical music festival which has performances at different venues in Carinthia and some of the interesting places to visit in Austria in August here are the gothic church St. Martin, Feldkirchen, the Glanegg Castle, the Ossiach Abbey, a mountain church in Tiffin, and more.

      When: July 3, 2021 (dates are subject to change)
      Where: Carinthia

      Suggested Read: 8 Best Hotels In Hallstatt For A Blissful Staycation In Austria!

      7. Electric Nation Graz 2021

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      If classical isn’t your thing, then do not worry, as Austria has one of the best EDM fests too in August. Electric Nation Graz is a single day EDM festival that will be happening on the first of August this year. The highlight of this festival is not just the music but the open-air spectacles including the production and stage designs. Enjoy the best of house, EDM, and techno at this one-day event in the southern city of Austria. The lineup is pretty impressive every year, so buy your tickets in advance!

      When: 31 July 2021
      Where: Messe Congress Graz, Graz, Austria

      Suggested Read: 29 Best Places To Visit In Austria In 2021 That Look Straight Out Of A Picture Book

      8. La Strada Street Theatre Festival

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      Another amazing festival which one can just catch in Austria in August is the entertaining La Strada Street Theatre Festival. Theatre is one major form of art and entertainment and this festival is all about it. A fun festival for both the performers and the audience, the event is known for street art, new circus, puppet theatre and more. It brings together performers from different countries and there are a lot of performances including acrobatics and puppet shows, keeping everyone young and old entertained.

      When: 30th July – 7th August 2021
      Where: Graz

      Suggested Read: 9 Things To Do In Hallstatt For A Memorable Trip In Austria

      9. Saalfelden Jazz Festival

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      If jazz interests you, then nothing would excite you more but Saalfelden Jazz Festival that would take place in Austria in August. Set in the heart of the Alps, this is an annual jazz festival. Musicians head to Austria from all around the world to become a part of this fun festival. Along with music one gets to enjoy the spectacular backdrop of the surreal Alps. Enjoy the concerts, dance parties, and music at the Alpine pastures and other stages in the city!

      When: 19August 2021 to 21 August 2021
      Where: Saalfelden

      Further Read: Austrian Food: 12 Irresistible Dishes You’d Want To Relish In 2021

      Austria has an amazing tradition of music and all these festivals old and new attract quite a lot of tourists to Austria in August. The sunny days add to the comfort, and make the month a peak tourist time. Book a trip to Austria with TravelTriangle and have a great time attending these music and dance events in different parts of Austria. Know of more things to do in Austria in August, share with us in the comments below!

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      Frequently Asked Questions About Austria In August

      Q. Is August a good time to visit Austria?
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      A. August is the high tourist month in Austria, and if crowds aren’t a problem, then there could be no better time to head to the country.

      Q. What is the weather like in Austria in August?

      A. Austria has sunny days during August with an average temperature of 19°C. The average high that one can expect here is 24°C while on cooler days, the low can be 14°C.

      Q. What is the best time to visit Salzburg?

      A. September and October are two great months to head to Salzburg, but if you are looking forward to enjoying the Salzburg Summer Festival, then head here in July or August.

      Q. What is there to do in Vienna in August?

      A. Some of the things to do in Vienna in August are:
      1. Experience the Music Film Festival on Rathausplatz
      2. Bike through the city
      3. Visit the Schönbrunn Palace gardens
      4. Enjoy the summer activities at Old Danube.

      Q. How many days should you spend in Vienna?

      A. 3 days and 2 nights are perfect to explore Vienna.

      Q. Is the train ride from Vienna to Prague scenic?

      A. Yes, the train ride is quite scenic and the train is comfortable too making for an amazing journey from Vienna to Prague.

      Q. Which are some of the best cities to explore on a trip to Austria?

      A. Other than the cities which are also the locations for the major music festivals in Austria, one can add Zell am See and Hohe Tauern to their list of places to visit in Austria in August.


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