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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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Burgenland Wine Tour Review: Wine Tasting Near Vienna

Burgenland wine tour: wine colour display

Burgenland Wine Tour. You have probably tasted the wines of this boutique Burgenland winery if you buy Austrian wine at home. The wine estate is located in the south east of Vienna and still a secret on the tourist front. There, an innovative vintner from a traditional family estate has created a sensory wine world that offers a fun wine experience with wine ...

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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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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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Learn German in Vienna: 7 Tips For Travellers, Students And Expats

Vienna Tourism Essentials: German teacher

Each year, thousands of travellers, students and expats learn German in Vienna. Some travellers just want an hour of key German phrases in a local coffeehouse. Students and expats are usually after in-depth language courses. I have listed the best schools and private teaching resources to kick start your search. Private German Lessons Teacher Finder Learn German in Vienna. The most individual way to learn German is ...

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Private Dining in Vienna: Review

Art Walk: private dining in Neubau

Private Dining in Vienna. Whenever a Viennese friend invites me, I get easy private dining. But where can you go private when you travel to Vienna? Asta is a private dining host. The blond 30 something and her cat Hase (rabbit) live in Vienna’s trendy urban neighbourhood Neubau. I am as hungry for her Viennese cuisine as I am for (re) experiencing ...

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