Geography of Vienna
In Vienna and the surrounding Vienna Basin, all of Austria's characteristic landscapes come together. In the west are the Alps and the foothills of the Alps. two thirds of Austria's area is in the Eastern Alps. In the north are the foothills of the Alps, in the north-west the Bohemian Massif, in the north-east the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains, in the south the Danube Valley in the south-east and east the small Hungarian lowland.
Apart from sea, Austria has all natural landscapes to offer. In the western states there are glaciers. The tree-line is between 1.600 and 1.900 metres. Coniferous and mixed coniferous forests predominate. In the flat east and south, deciduous forests predominate.