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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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Richard Lionheart in Austria and Duernstein

Richard Lionheart: Duernstein Ruin, Austria

Richard Lionheart: King of Crusaders The story of Richard Lionheart reaches from England to the Middle East. This page recalls his time in Austria and provides travel tips for Dürnstein in Wachau Valley. Richard’s Austrian Adventure Richard Lionheart. In December 1192, Richard returned from his Third Crusade. He was exhausted from a long power struggle with his father Henry II and from bloody revolts in …

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Roman Vienna: History Overview for Travellers

Roman Vienna: relief detail, Roemermuseum Wien

If you know about Roman Vienna you will understand us better. 400 years of Vienna being a Roman town left their mark. Our lovely vineyards in the outskirts and our winery culture date back to the Romans. They loved the warm sulphur springs in the Vienna Woods and set up spas there. Carnuntum in the east of Vienna is a well preserved Roman town. It has …

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Vienna Walking Tours: Places To Visit In Vienna On Foot

New Year's Eve Concerts: Hofburg Palace

Vienna Walking Tours. I love to hear stories and learn something new as I roam places to visit in Vienna. My home city offers dozens of walking tours. Find out about my top four guided walking tours for first time visitors. You can also access my personal tour reviews of very unusual tours below. Have fun! Introducing Vienna Vienna Walking Tours. Tour guide Herbert leads this …

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Wachau Tour: Wine Tasting And Danube Biking

Wachau Tour: Duernstein

What is it like to pedal on a Wachau tour 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 …

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Wachau Valley Tour Review: Wine And Danube

Wachau Valley Tour: Duernstein

Wachau Valley Tour. For us Austrians, Wachau Valley resonates with sweet apricots, excellent white wines, countryside baroque, memories of school trips, and black-and-white romantic 1940ies films. Officially, the UNESCO World Heritage site at a 45 min drive from Vienna is one of the best places in Europe to visit.  I joined a small group wine tasting tour – read my review. Wine Tasting …

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Evening Dress Shops Vienna: Where to Get Ball Gowns

Evening Dress Shops Vienna. You have just bought those Vienna ball or gala dinner tickets and are ready to implement the dress code. Where do you look first? Take your old dress with you? Buy or rent? Vienna’s top dress shops can compete head on head in style with the great European ateliers, and you get so much more for your …

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Austria Fashion Shopping In Vienna: Where To Buy Austrian Folkwear

Austria Fashion Shopping: Ludwig Reiter

Austria Fashion Shopping. If your taste only partially overlaps with mine, you will like these Austria fashion shopping tips: What turns my head are fashion classics with a twist, and clean contemporary styles made in Austria. Gössl: Best of Austria Fashion Shopping Why it’s great for Austria fashion shopping. Outstanding quality traditional Austrian folk dress, many pieces quite simplistic or in contemporary …

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Neusiedlersee Burgenland: Rust, Wine, Wildlife And More

Neusiedlersee at Breitenbrunn

Neusiedlersee (Lake Neusiedl) is still an insider travel tip. An hour from Vienna, the Viennese love to taste its excellent local wines, roam historic villages with their Pannonian cottages, tour the lake’s shores by bike, and watch wild birds and open air operettas. Here is a guide to the best things to do at Austria’s largest lake, how to get there for a …

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Austrian National Library: What To See At Vienna’s Nationalbibliothek

Imperial Palace Vienna: Austrian National Library

Is the Austrian National Library just one of the Imperial Palace’s 2,600 rooms you can skip? Should you pony up EUR 7 for visiting a potential tourist trap? I have been there. Here is my review along with some background. History In Brief The institution of the Austrian National Library dates back almost 450 years to 1575. At that time, the first official court …

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