Self-catering holiday in Austria with NOVASOL

Book an unforgettable self-catering holiday in Austria, a special destination to be enjoyed in both summer and winter, for snow and action. Our holiday homes in Austria range from chalets in the mountains to Vienna apartments; all of which you can rent with a best price guarantee, no booking fee. Prepare yourself to be inspired by the charming cuisine and culture; browse our range today and select yours from over 600 Austrian holiday homes. In every village and street, on every mountaintop and bustling cafe; you will get to know - and love - a little part of Austria. Particularly in Vienna, you will see a melting-pot of cultures; nowhere is this more evident than in one of Vienna's lively markets. It is this diversity which makes the Austrian culture so unique. Take a stroll down the market street of Rochusmarkt to pick up some fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers and cheeses.

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Enjoy typical Austrian cuisine during your holiday self-catering in Austria

Of course, when one thinks of typical Austrian cuisine, you would be forgiven for thinking the only dishes on offer are the infamous Wiener Schnitzel and Strudel. Whilst, yes, Austria is the home of these two delicious dishes - which are not to be missed whilst staying in one of our holiday cottages in Austria - there are plenty of other dishes which are sure to get your taste buds going! In the Alps you will find hearty fare such as traditional warming Goulash, ideal after a day out in the snow! Whilst staying in villas in Austria you will also find that meats such as pork and goose are popular, accompanied by potato salad and washed down with golden beer!

Indulge in delicious desserts during your stay in our Austrian holiday cottages

We would recommend saving some room for the famous Austrian Sacher Torte; sinfully rich and delicious it is the perfect end to any meal during your stay in one of our holiday homes in Austria. Another less well-known but equally scrumptious dessert item in Austria is Kaiserscharrn; somewhere between a waffle and a torn up pancake this sweet, light and fluffy pancake is a sweet treat not to be missed during your self-catering holiday in Austria. It is very simple to make and can be eaten for breakfast too, why not try your hand at making them yourself in the comfort of the kitchen of your holiday cottage?

Villas in Austria - discover Austrian wine

Not everyone knows that Austria is also a large producer of many terrific wines; in fact, Vienna is one of the only capital cities which is within such easy reach of expanses of vineyards and grapes were first cultivated in Vienna as early as 1125AD. Austrian wines have received international acclaim – so wine-lovers will be spoilt for choice! Why not visit the unique wine-producing landscape of the Burgenland region, or the Wachau wine region which produces Austria's most robust wines. During your self-catering Austria holiday, we would recommend pairing typical Austrian cuisine with the country's own wine for a real match made in heaven!

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The most important meal of the day - a typical self-catering Austrian breakfast

Austria is famed for its abundance and range of outdoor pursuits and on the whole, the Austrians are active people who enjoy getting out into nature and indulging in a variety of activities as part of the Austrian culture - all this activity means you need a good start to the day! Austrians fervently believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and, when there is time, enjoy a hearty meal of Semmeln (bread rolls) with butter and jam in Vienna, muesli - it is typical for Austrians to make their own muesli blends, a selection of cold-cuts and a boiled egg for some protein! Cakes and pastries are also commonplace. Be sure to start your days self-catering in Austria the traditional way!