VISIT VIENNA

… where to start and where to stop?

Art, culture and culinary specialties – can all be found in Vienna in abundance. The city unites atmosphere, coziness and metropolitan fl air. The well known charm of the Viennese people can be noticed around every corner …

Sightseeing

There is so much to see:
From Gothic St. Stephen’s Cathedral to the Imperial Palace to the Art Nouveau splendor of the Secession, from the magnificent baroque palace Schönbrunn to the Museum of Fine Arts to modern architecture at the Museums Quartier.

Entertainment

Enjoy the great sounds at the Vienna State Opera, one of the most important opera houses in the world. Savour classic music at the Musikverein, venue of the famous annual New Year’s concert of the Vienna Philharmonic or at the Konzerthaus. But Vienna is not only classical music and Walzer. Be enchanted by hit musicals or immerse yourself in Vienna’s stimulating night life and enjoy hot rhythms in one of the stylish clubs. Look forward to evenings of outstanding performers and exciting productions – you will be overwhelmed by the diversity as well as by the excellence of events.

Amusement

The Prater, Vienna’s traditional and colourful amusement park, is entertaining and exciting, but it can also be relaxing and quiet. One part of it contains attractions, in the other area, known as the “Green Prater,” one finds widespread meadows to lie on and shady trees. The motto is “have fun and enjoy yourself …”

Shopping

Shopping streets and pedestrian zones offer luxury goods and good values. Vienna’s most trendy shopping mile is the Mariahilfer Strasse. Here, hundreds of shops offer fashions, jewellery and accessories. In the center of the city, around Kärntner Strasse, Graben and Kohlmarkt, one finds the most elegant stores and chic boutiques next to flagship stores, jewellers, art and antique shops.

Wining & Dining

Vienna has a talent for good living. No matter whether you are looking for a traditional Viennese menu, exotic delights, or a romantic dinner by candlelight, you will always fi nd excellent cuisine in appropriate surroundings. Indulge yourself with the Vienna schnitzel, pastries and world’s best known chocolate cake, the Sacher-Torte. Vienna has not only a long tradition for exceptional cooking, but also for its own wine region. More than 700 hectares of vineyards are found within the city limits – no other metropolis can make that claim! Enjoy the wine in one of the traditional Viennese taverns, termed Heuriger or in a chic restaurant. The recent wine tasting has proven once again: Viennese wine is superb.