The city of Austin – capital of Texas – is a big city with a small town feel surrounded by rivers, meadows, vineyards, phenomenal festivals and live music shows. Most famous of these events is the annual South by Southwest music festival-conference held each March.
The University of Texas campus is located in Austin and the student population ensure that Austin remains a young, vibrant and lively city.
Music is king in Austin and the locals would have you believe that Austin is the ‘Live music capital of the world’. There are well over 200 or so venues across town offering a buffet of rock, jazz, honky-tonk… music. Austin’s festivals are legendary. Biggies SXSW and Austin City Limits Music Festival attract crowds and well known artists from across the globe, while movie stars descend on the city for the Austin Film Festival
Over the past three decades, the small university worn has grown into a bustling capital city. Take your time and enjoy this laid-back, down to earth yet sophisticated cosmopolitan city.