As the capital of Austria and most important city on the Blue Danube, Vienna has many faces. Although mostly famous for its coffeehouse culture and rich history, Vienna has plenty more to offer. In the summer the city tempts with beautiful beer gardens and wine taverns; in the winter Vienna’s museums and exhibitions make for great outings.
Vienna, a Culture Capital
Vienna has more attractions than you can shake a stick at. From St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna’s landmark and Austria’s most important gothic building, to the Giant Ferries Wheel, from the Museum of Art History to the Albertina and the Museums Quartier: culture lovers will be delighted with the city’s offerings. Vienna is also a great place to combine sightseeing with shopping along Kärntner Straße and Mariahilfer Straße.
Must-sees on every trip to Vienna are the Imperial Palace, Schönbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. The city’s magnificent buildings give a good sense of Vienna’s grandeur during the Habsburg rule.
The Spanish Riding School enthralls audiences with its amazing horsemanship performances. Event highlights in Vienna include the Life Ball extravaganza and the world-famous Opera Ball.
Hotels & More in Vienna
Vienna offers countless great accommodations. Browse Tiscover to find everything from luxurious hotels in the city center to cozy B&Bs and apartments on the outskirts.