Vienna: The City of Music

One of the most charming cities of Europe, Vienna invites us to attend its concerts, operas and ballets in its opera houses or even in the streets (depending on the season). In winter the cultural life is intense and in the summer touring along the Danube River is a not to miss activity.

Highlights

  • The various historical monuments and palaces;
  • The Opera,the most beautiful theater and one of the most famous theatres in the world;
  • The most traditional open-air market Naschmarkt, also known as Vienna’s stomach;
Vienna: The City of Music

Attractions

Kunsthistorisches Museum: Ii is a stunning journey through the world of the arts with works of Vermeer, Brueghel, Velazquez and Rafael, an extensive collection of Egyptian objects.

Palace of Schönbrunn: Summer residence of the Austrian imperial family is one of the main historical monuments of Austria.

Imperial Palace Hofburg: Official residence and the Centre of power of the Habsburgs. As well as Schönbrunn, its large and well decorated lounges are must-see attractions.

St. Stephen’s Cathedral (Stephansdom): Located in the heart of the city is one of the most important Gothic cathedrals in the world.

Albertina: It is another gallery worth a visit with its beautiful collection and great temporary exhibitions.

Shopping

Wien Mitte – The Mal: Everything you can imagine in one place. A great Mall to shop, eat and relax.

Naschmarkt: Really a must. With its blend of aromas and flavors added to tradition and organization. It offers excellent products, making the place a perfect spot for good shopping and, of course, tastings.

Next to the Hofburg Palace are the streets of Kohlmarkt and Graben where you will find international brands such as Chanel, Hermes and Cartier, among others.

In the neighborhoods of Mariahilf and Neubau are small and eclectic out-of-the-ordinary shops offering great variety of objects.

Gastronomy

Meinl am Graben: In one of the busiest pedestrian streets you can experience the finest culinary treats.

B7 Stern Bräu: Brewery in the heart of Vienna which offers a wide choice of delicious beers of its own production. Very good typical Austrian food.

Café Sacher: The most traditional Viannese coffee-house. Home of the Original Sacher-Torte.

Café Mozart: Traditional coffee-house. Try the coffee with liquor.

Visit Vienna and go see for yourself the historical monuments and the palaces. Enjoy the wealthy cultural life, the concerts and amazing museums. Check out our travel package

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