The idyllic Alpine villages of Austria

Austria is home to some of the most beautiful villages, with backdrops of the Alps and lush green meadows.  Most of these villages are built on plateaus in the Alpine valleys and use a homogenous architectural style that is steeped in tradition.  The idyllic panorama, the fresh mountain air and the wealth of flora makes for breathtaking scenery.  Here are some glimpses of beautiful Alpine villages of Austria

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Village of Ellmau am Wilden Kaiser near Kitzbuhel, Tirol, Austria

 

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Mountain village church in Tirol, Austria – Niederthai, Alps

 

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Halstatt village on a misty day

 

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View of St. Wolfgang chapel and the village waterfront at Wolfgangsee lake, Austria

 

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Alpine scenery at Halstatt village

 

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Feichten village in Tirol, Austria on Kaunertal Valley

 

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Alpine village of Niederthai in the Otztal valley, Tirol, Austria

 

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View of Gosau village located in an Alpine valley during summer time, Austria

 

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