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When it comes to the city of Vienna, there really is no other place like it. A friend recently said to me, “it just doesn’t get better than this, you can travel the entire world and you will never find a place as unique and as beautiful as here.” I must say, as a foreigner who has been to more than 40 countries around the world, only to finally plant my feet in Vienna – I would have to agree, 100%. It really doesn’t get better! Here are my top things to do in Vienna!
Vienna is an amazing travel destination, and with so many historic tourist attractions in one place, it is almost impossible to see it all in one trip. Fortunately for you, I have put together the perfect walking tour of the city’s Historic First District, which includes all of the best things to do and see in Vienna. Better yet, it can be done all in the space of just one day – so what are you waiting for? Bust out those walking shoes and let’s get started!
Salzburg is a beautiful Austrian city situated on the river Salzach, featuring numerous historical and cultural treasures. It offers many museums, monuments, and palaces from imperial times, as well as amazing parks and the beauty of its surrounding mountain areas. Here are a few of my favourite things to do in Salzburg!
Strap on your boots, fill-up that water bottle, and get ready for one of the most amazing nature hiking trails that you can experience in Vienna! Starting on the banks of the mighty Danube River and ending in the beautiful vineyards of the Nussberg, you begin by making your way to the bus station of “Kahlenbergerdorf,” and then proceeding towards the bottom of the majestic, Leopoldsberg.
When you think about the many things to do in Vienna, at the top of almost every list you will find the magnificent Schönbrunn Palace. However, when it comes to Schönbrunn Palace, most travellers don’t bother to look further than the palace itself, and the gardens in its immediate vicinity. Let me tell you, there is sooooo much more to this place than meets the eye, and you can literally spend an entire day here and not see it all, if you know what you’re looking for!
I just can’t get enough of the green parklands that are on offer in Vienna, as it is a very rare occurrence that you will find a city the size of Vienna, with so many opportunities to experience untouched nature and perfectly manicured gardens. In this blog I will list where you can find the best parks and gardens in Vienna, so you can get out and experience the city’s natural surrounds, often away from the hustle-and-bustle of the mainstream tourist attractions.
There are so many amazing places to experience the Wienerwald, and it’s just not possible to use the excuse “it’s too hard to get there.” There are busses and trams that will deliver you right to the doorstep of this spectacular forest, from all over the city, and they will get you there in less than 30-minutes! That’s right – LESS THAN 30 MINUTES!!! Here are the best places to experience the Vienna Woods, or as the locals call it, the Wienerwald.
Check out my list of the best views in Vienna; places where you will experience the most amazing views of the city that are on offer. The best part is, there is literally a place to suit every type of traveller, from the stock-standard popular tourist attractions that are easy to get to, right through to invigorating hiking trails and breathtaking outdoor experiences, there are even a few places listed that even many of the locals don’t really know about!