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Vienna Danube Guide: Wiener Donau, Alte Donau and Donaukanal Highlights

Boat Trips: Vienna Danube seen from Donauturm

You have just discovered the first extensive insider guide to the Vienna Danube. I’m going to share what the Donau in Wien looks like, the best places to explore and enjoy yourself and where you’ll likely arrive by cruise ship. Danube River In Vienna Approximately 23 km of the Donau flow through Vienna. The Danube river in Vienna as of today didn’t always look like ...

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What Is Vienna Known For: 20+ Highlights That Make Vienna Famous

What is Vienna known for: Hofburg Palace

What is Vienna known for? To get a feel for Austria’s capital explore where it stands out from the rest of the world. You can use the things I am listing below to build your own profile of the city, and as key markers for your trip planning. City Of Music What is Vienna Known For? Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vienna waltz king Johann ...

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Austria’s Capital: Useful Facts And Must Knows

Austria Capital: Vienna view from Schonbrunn

Austria Capital. I’m going to present you with facts and perspectives that will equip you with an inside view of Wien, my home city. At the end of this post you will have an exact idea where Wien is in Europe, about the Vienna population, Vienna’s history and districts and what Wien is famous for, its current city government and how best to visit ...

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Vienna Secret Classical Music Treat: Mozart Off-Path

Vienna Secret Classical Music Treat at Church St. Peter

Vienna secret classical music treat. Classics echo from every corner in Vienna. But how do you know your chosen performance pays off? The choice would be easy if the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra gave daily concerts for non-subscribers at EUR 50 a ticket. But then I wouldn’t have been where I was and would never have discovered what I did. The Venue Vienna ...

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Vienna Tours: 5 Ways To See Tourist Places In Vienna

Vienna tours: sightseeing tour

There are dozens of different Vienna tours. They help you turn every stone there, get pointers or just have fun, explore the city in a small group, in private, or in a larger group. I have screened and tested a few tours to help you do just that. Here is my guide of the best guided tours on foot, by ...

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Vienna Attractions : Native Advice of Tourist Attractions And Places To Visit

Vienna Attractions: Museum of Fine Art

Vienna Attractions. ‘Barbara, I am going to see your hometown, what shall I visit?’ Get my native Viennese’s NON tourism-agency insight as you collect tourist attractions and places to visit for your trip to Vienna.  Spanish Riding School Vienna Vienna Attractions. The Spanish riding school is one of the top Vienna places to visit for lovers of classical culture, music and horses. Even local families with horse ...

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Seegrotte Tour Review: Europe’s Largest Underground Lake

Vienna Woods: Seegrotte, blue lake

Seegrotte Tour Review. As soon as you have done Vienna sightseeing a boat ride across our underground lake should appear on your sonar. If you are a history buff with a hang for World War II and aircraft, or have children, sharpen your focus. I have toured the underground lake and former mine Seegrotte in Hinterbrühl with my family. Here is what you ...

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Burgenland: Neusiedlersee, Wine And Esterhazy Palace

Burgenland: Vineyards and Neusiedlersee

As I write, Burgenland is still an insider tip for travellers. For us Viennese, the historic Land of Castles represents a Southern escape: We use Austria’s warmest region as a wellness and culture retreat thanks to lots of sunshine, vineyards, a rolling landscape, spas and vast Neusiedlersee. Most of us don’t ponder about the region’s ancient Celtic wine culture when we roam local wine ...

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Vienna With Kids: Classical Music, Fun Museums, Outdoors and More

Vienna With Kids: quadrille dancing

Vienna with Kids. Classical city breaks don’t rank top with children. How do you inspire your kids in Vienna while sightseeing? Which classical music activities are fun for them? Where are the best green spaces for children? My own kids and their local cousins recommend top 12 things to do in Vienna.  1. Schonbrunn Palace: Zoo, Marionette Theatre and Historic Dance Lessons ...

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Gugelhupf: Best Kugelhopf Recipes from Austria

Gugelhupf

Classic Austrian-Style Gugelhupf Recipes   Gugelhupf (or Kugelhopf) is one of the most popular Austrian desserts, and a classic for afternoon teas and Sunday breakfasts, at home or in Vienna’s coffeehouses. When I was a kid, there was an eponymous Sunday breakfast radio show that my grandparents used to listen to. The Grand Hotel Wien, a Viennese luxury hotel, even offers its own ...

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