Throughout history, Austria has been in the spotlight for some less than positive reasons. But over the past 40 years, it's become one of the most beautiful and beloved cultural destinations in the world. At the very least, it's become a travel destination for celebrities.
The landlocked East Alpine country in Central Europe is home to nine federated states, one of which is one of the most famous cities in the world... Vienna. The metropolis is a historic landmark filled with culture, food, and nightlife. But celebs like No Time To Die star Daniel Craig, Jason Statham, Kim Kardashian, and yes, Caitlyn Jenner, don't just go to Austria for its capital. As you'll see, there's so much more to the region than Vienna. Without further ado, here are Jason Statham, Caitlyn Jenner and 16 other celebs who travel in Austria.
18 Victoria's Secret Model Irina Shayk And Patrick Schwarzenegger Posed With Jason Statham's New Favorite Car In Kitzbuehel
Model Irina Shayk jumped on top of a brand new Audi at a star-studded launch in Kitzbuehel, Austria. According to Just Jared, she joined Jason Statham, soccer player Mario Goetze, and Patrick Schwarzenegger at the event. Patrick has a particularly special connection to Austria since it's his father's homeland.
17 Caitlyn Jenner Struggles To Pose With Sophia Hutchins At Life Ball In Vienna
The paparazzi kept catching Caitlyn Jenner and Sophia Hutchins at unflattering angles while the two were on the red carpet together in Vienna. Eventually, the reality stars got lucky. However, their main purpose in Austria was to attend the 2018 Life Ball, which is an event to promote awareness and public consciousness to certain epidemics, notes Just Jared.
16 Daniel Craig Looks Like He Got Lost In The Tyrolean Alps In Soelden
Daniel Craigs stood against the glorious Tyrolean Alps in Soelden, Austria. And while the hunky No Time To Die star is something to look at, he's nothing in comparison to the majestic wonder of the mountain range. According to Just Jared, he was in Austria alongside Dave Bautista and Lea Seydoux for a photocall for his James Bond film, Spectre, a few years ago.
15 Patrick Dempsey Think He's The Coolest While Driving A Race Care In Spielberg
According to Just Jared, Greys Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey attended the Austrian Grand Prix training session in Spielberg, Austria. While it's a relatively small place in Austria only home to about 5,000 residents, Spielberg is a center for racing... This is why Dempsey and other car aficionados like This Is Us actor Milo Ventimiglia has been spotted there.
14 Goldie Hawn Passes Out In Some Of Vienna's Most Fantastic Food
Yep, that's legendary actor Goldie Hawn passed out in a plate of food. Take that in, will ya? But we can't really blame her. Vienna is home to some pretty acclaimed food. According to Galuxsee, Goldie tried Hotel Sacher Vienna's world-famous Original Sacher-Torte and absolutely fell in love. And then, of course, there was the Wiener Schnitzel.
13 Kim Kardashian Attends The Vienna Ball With Her Wide-Eyed Momager
According to Just Jared, Kim Kardashian was escorted to a Vienna Ball by her momager, Kris Jenner a couple of years ago. The extravagant and classy event was held at the Viennese State Opera House, which is one of the city's most beloved jewels. It's a major tourist attraction due to the performances that are featured there.
12 Lindsay Lohan Parties A Little Too Hard In Linz... No Surprise There
Is it really anything new to see Lindsay Lohan partying? Yeah, we think not. But she did appear to have a particularly great time at the 2014 White Festival in Linz. According to Just Jared, she was seen getting wild at the event and socializing with tons of fans. She also looked gorgeous in a vintage Calvin Klein dress, a gold Saint Laurent belt, and Christian Louboutin shoes.
11 Jason Statham Wanted To Do Some Really Crazy Things In Kitzbuehel
There's no doubt that Jason Statham likes to take his vacation time and turn it into something hardcore and full-on. According to Just Jared, he did just that while in Austria. He took an Audi R8 V10 on a little test-drive over the icy roads in Kitzbuehel in full-Fast and the Furious style. Later, he stood on top of the Streif Downhill Ski Track where only Olympians dare stand.
10 Pamela Anderson Has Better Relationships With Animals Than Humans In Henndorf
Over the past thirty years, Pamela Anderson has been in the news pretty consistently. And most of the time she's running into conflict with some person or group. But she's been equally consistent with her positive relationship with animals. According to Celeb Mafia, the Baywatch star attended the Easter Market in Gut Aiderbichl in Henndorf where she hung out with nature's kinder creatures.
9 Miranda Kerr Nearly Turned Into A Swarovski Crystal In Wattens
It's no surprise to see international model Miranda Kerr at an event that celebrates crystals and jewelry. She seems to have an affinity for it. According to Galuxsee, Orlando Bloom's and Evan Speigel's baby-mama was in Wattens, Austria to attend the launch event for her Swarovski Exclusive Collection. It was held at Swarovski Crystal Worlds.
8 Brooke Shields Tries To Be Really Classy At The Opera In Vienna
Operas are one of the pillars of Austrian culture. They're known for having some of the best in the world. This is why so many tourists (including celebrities) make the time to attend one. But for Brooke Shields, this was an opportunity to dress up. According to Just Jared, she enjoyed a show alongside Les Miserables actress Samantha Barks and Suicide Squad actor Jai Courtney in 2016.
7 Dakota Fanning Was Vienna's And Lermoos' Marie Antoinette
Dakota Fanning is one of the busiest actors in the business. Which is why she took a little time off to recharge. According to her social media, she flew over to Vienna in August 2019. There she visited Marie Antoinette's mother's statue, ate Wiener Schnitzel, and went over to Lermoos to check out the vastness of the mountainside.
6 Lenny Kravitz Is Just Too Cool For Vienna... But That's Like Him In Every City
Lenny Kravitz just drips style and cool whenever he goes. Even if you think it's slightly affected, you can't deny that he looks rad. This talented musician was in Vienna for a very special reason, according to Just Jared. He was there to attend the opening of his photography exhibit, Flash By Lenny Kravitz, which was held at the Ostlicht Gallery.
5 Paris Jackson Attends The Life Ball In Vienna And Makes Us All Forget About Her Father... Momentarily
We honestly can't believe Paris is Micheal Jackson's daughter. She looks so little like him. According to Just Jared, Paris absolutely stunning at the Life Ball in Vienna, Austria. The charity event was also attended by a few other celebrities such as beautiful True Detective and Baywatch star Alexandra Daddario.
4 Hayden Panettiere Was Caught At The Wrong Moment In Vienna
A few years ago, Heroes and Nashville star Hayden Panettiere was awkwardly photographed at an event in Vienna. She was there with her baby-daddy and now ex-boyfriend, Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko, according to Just Jared. Even though this photo wasn't all that flattering, she rocked a Jenny Packham dress at the Romy Awards at Hofburg Palace.
3 Jack Reacher's Alexia Fast Took Her Slightly Odd Boyfriend On A Tour Of Historic Vienna
Jack Reacher and Dirk Gently star Alexia Fast ditched her Vancouver, B.C. home for a couple of weeks in January 2020 to visit Vienna. According to her social media, the gorgeous, statuesque blonde was accompanied by her on-and-off-again boyfriend. While there, the couple enjoyed some of the stunning architecture and popped their heads into a couple of museums.
2 Liv Tyler Appears To Disappear In The Mountains Of Altaussee
We wonder if Liv Tyler got New Zealand flashbacks when she visited Altaussee, Austria in February 2018. After all, this vista looks a lot like some of the ones she found while shooting Lord of the Rings in Kiwi-land. According to Galuxsee, The Leftovers star admired the perfect reflection on the water during her morning walk while visiting the country.
1 South African Princess Charlize Theron Went To Vienna And Got Some Flowers... So, That's Pretty Cool
Charlize Theron has flown to Austria on a couple of occasions. But this time she was there to receive the Swarovski Crystal of Hope Award (and a bouquet of flowers) at the Kaiserpavillon at Tiergarten Schoenbrunn in Vienna. She received the award for her Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project. Which is a charity that helps people in her home country of South Africa and all across the continent.