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Burgenland: Wine, Esterhazy Treasures And More To Do

Burgenland: Vineyards and Neusiedlersee

As I write, Burgenland is still an insider tip for travellers. And yet it is almost en route from Vienna to Budapest. If you want a countryside day trip from Vienna off the beaten path, head South East for Burgenland. Here are places I have been to and can’t wait to see again. Esterhazy Palace The Esterhazy Princes ruled over a regional powerhouse, influencing ...

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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 – 4 Smart Tourist Routes

Vienna Sights: Graben boulevard

In the Vienna City Centre you face three square kilometres (1.16 square miles) of UNESCO World Heritage site. Nowhere else in town will you find so much history, palaces and historic townhouses, classical music venues, coffeehouses and restaurants, and high-end shopping. This page shows you four smart routes to cover the best sites, including a detailed tour map. The ‘Innenstadt’ (city center) is very walkable. About 82,000 ...

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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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Vienna Metro Map and Metro System Info

The Vienna metro is the quickest and most popular means of public transport. On this page, get to know the Vienna metro system and access a Vienna metro map. Learn more about fares and tickets and timetables. I have also included travel tips for using the metro when sightseeing. Vienna Metro System Vienna runs five metro lines, the U1, U2, U3, U4, and U6, which total more ...

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Vienna Walking Tours: My Favourites

New Year's Eve Concerts: Hofburg Palace

Vienna walking tours. There are travellers who book a guided walk to cover off landmarks more efficiently. And then there are travellers who love to hear stories as they roam places that connect them more deeply with those. With a few great city walks being available, feel free to indulge in your own interests about Vienna: from Imperial history to ...

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Wachau Tour: Wine Tasting And Danube Biking

Wachau Tour: Duernstein

Wachau Tour: What is it like to pedal through a 1,000-year-old wine region set alongside Europe’s second largest river, boasting postcard villages, medieval castles, apricot and apple orchards, and edible rabbit poo? I found out. Wachau Tour Highlights The guided bike and wine tasting tour threw a 24 km loop around the best bit of Wachau Valley, between Krems and Weissenkirchen. I ...

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