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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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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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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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Vienna 1900 Walk: Gustav Klimt and Beyond

Vienna 1900: Gustav Klimt Tree of Life

These two Vienna 1900 walks below follow the likes of Sigmund Freud, Stefan Zweig, Gustav Klimt, and Otto Wagner. They are wrapped in two day itineraries, ready for your travel agenda. Vienna 1900: Designing The Viennese Style “Nothing that is not useful can be beautiful.” (Otto Wagner) On its journey to modernism, fin-de-siècle Vienna sparked a dozen ground breaking concepts in art, ...

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Vienna Bicycle Tour: Vienna Woods by e-Bike

Vienna bicycle tour: Vienna Woods

This Vienna bicycle tour has two eye openers in store: It will change the way you perceive Vienna, and it may change the way you perceive a bike. I joined that tour on a warm July day. Here is what happened. Vienna bicycle tour. Our small group of three met where town meets green, where plain meets hill, and where capitalist meets marxist. Heiligenstadt in ...

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Jewish Vienna Walk: Native’s Review

There isn’t much left of the Jewish Vienna you or your ancestors may have known. But what is left, and what has developed since, fascinates. I joined a guided Jewish Vienna tour. Here is my review, alongside the most intriguing questions answered during the tour. “There is no Jewish quarter in Vienna”, our guide Barbara introduced her tour. Not even Leopoldstadt. The ...

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Vienna City Centre – Old Town Vienna Routes And Map

Vienna Sights: Graben boulevard

The Vienna City Centre covers three square kilometres (1.16 square miles) of UNESCO World Heritage site. Old town Vienna is packed with history, palaces, classical music venues, coffeehouses and restaurants, and high-end shopping. Let me show you four smart routes to cover the best sites. I have also done a city center tour map below. We call the center of Vienna ‘Innenstadt’. About 82,000 square metres (883,000 square ...

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Vienna Private Tours

The Guides Behind My Favourite Tours “I have searched for Vienna private tours but would like a personally recommended guide. Can you help?” Many users have asked me this question. But private tours are only as good as the guides who do them. Beyond knowing the facts, they should have an excellent narrative, and connect well with you. Check out my three favourite ...

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