What are the best shoot locations in Austria?
Austria is an extraordinary country to film in, due to both its unique locations and its immaculate infrastructure. The Alps with its countless mountains, lakes and valleys has some of the most stunning nature locations to offer, all well accessible thanks to their brilliant road system. This country is also home to remarkable urban settings, cities with a rich empirical pasts, such as Vienna and Salzburg with grandiose palaces, churches and atmospheric streets like no other in Europe. The 19th century is also present to this day with elegant art nouveau buildings and café houses, which used to be the heart of European culture. These cities are extremely diverse, since they also are home to many cutting edge contemporary designs. Browse through our collection of Austria’s TOP shooting locations, perfect for both film and photography.
The Diversity of Grandiose Vienna
This stunning capital city was the heart of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, which is still present today in its historical monuments and ornate buildings. There are many atmospheric cobblestone alleyways to stumble upon, not to mention the cafés which played a key role in European culture. Vienna has always been open to cutting edge architecture, such as the decorative design from the turn of the last century, as well as those of such contemporary stars as Zaha Hadid
A quirky hundred years old ride in a funfair on the outskirts of town.
Charming Alpine Cities
Austria is rich in filmic cities and towns located all around the country. Varying in size, none of them fail to fill visitors with awe, since they are full of beautiful historic architecture, and some with innovative contemporary buildings as well! These well-kept traditional urban locations have a unique, lovely charm, just waiting to be caught on camera by the many productions they draw in every year. If your shoot needs a town among mountains, then Austria is unquestionably the place for you.
The city of The Sound of Music is loved world-wide for its memorable picturesque historic spots.
This lakeside village among the Alps is world-famous for its charming colourful wooden houses.
Spectacular Alpine Nature
Austrian nature is astonishing; among the white Alpine mountains there are countless mirror-like lakes surrounded by lush pine forests, and in some areas there is snow all year round. Winter sports of all types are practised here with expertise, drawing people from all around the world do activities in these stunning areas. Visitors are welcomed by countless top quality hotels experienced in hosting for film crews and can provide services, such as guides and equipment from skis to snow vehicles. These areas are well-connected to cities with windy mountain-top roads and long tunnels, thanks to the country’s immaculate infrastructure.
A picturesque lake surrounded by many traditional Alpine wooden cabins and marshy areas.
When scouting we look for places that seize one’s attention and inspires creatives. One can search for types and categories of locations, but it is the really unique gems that make a discoverer satisfied; one and only locations, with features and ambience like no other. There are some truly unique locations in Austria that deserve their own category, since they should not go unnoticed with their inspiring special atmospheres.
Art Deco Cinema
A special place for all film lovers; a beautiful cinema built in the elegant style of the 1910s, then redecorated with retro mirrors and colours from the 50s.
An extraordinary historic building with a stunning inner courtyard, that used to be a set design studio.
Unique Historical Places
We collected these one of a kind locations to show you the strangest, unbelievable places in Hungary. All four unusual buildings come from different eras of the past 150 years, and represent different styles, such as the fairytale castles of the 19th century, Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles or the socialist architecture of the ‘70s.