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Vienna Travel: Boat Ride to Bratislava And Wachau Valley

by Dominic (London) Wachau boat trip I am visiting Vienna next weekend (17th/19th August), 2 nights in Vienna and 1 in Bratislava. I was looking to take a ferry to travel between the two cities, but was also hoping to use this ferry ride as a sightseeing trip as well. Are all the ferries just fast ones, or is …

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Vienna Art Tips For Travelers – Baroque Squiggles to Street Art

Vienna Tourism Tips: Tree of Life, Gustav Klimt

Vienna Art. If you generally like art there is no better place than Wien. Not just because the city is packed with museums and artwork but because of its variety. In this post I’m going to focus on the most popular art periods in Wien, and where in town you can dive into them. Baroque Period in Vienna Vienna Art. …

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Vienna Pictures: Slideshow Collections for Travel Inspiration

Vienna Pictures: Naglergasse

Vienna Pictures I have taken thousands of pictures of my home city. Most of them are scattered across this site. If you want a dense impression of Vienna, access my top three slideshow collections. Click on the headlines below and enjoy the show! Landmarks and Buildings This photo gallery collects some of the finest pieces of Viennese architecture and prominent …

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Travel Bloggers – Best Blog Posts About Vienna

Top 10 Blog Posts About Vienna Vienna is not an obvious choice for travel bloggers. It takes time to scratch beneath Hofburg, Schönbrunn Palace and Sacher Torte to unlock its hidden secrets. I’ve browsed well over 100 of the top travel blogs in search of the most unusual and inspiring stories and tips about Vienna. Here are 10 travel bloggers (in alphabetical …

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Three Star Hotels In Vienna: Did You Know These 7 Bargains?

Three Star Hotels: Pension Suzanne

Although the range of three star hotels in Vienna has improved in quality it is still a slippery road. While there is lots on offer you need to select carefully as places in this category can vary considerably in price and quality. To help you find value for money gems in the Golden Middle check my list of favourites below. Click on the …

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Vienna River Cruise Guide: A Warning, And 5 Best Boat Trips

Boat on the Danube in Wachau

 Vienna River Cruise: Much like choosing a restaurant, cruising the Vienna Danube opens up a confusing choice. Do you prefer lush scenery over contemporary architecture? Enjoy the thrill of high speed transport or rather an elegant cruise ship, or chilling in a tiny ‘Zille’? One thing is for sure: You need to be selective to enjoy a boat ride …

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Vienna Museum – What To Expect From The New Wien Museum

Vienna Museum exterior

Since the Wien Museum (Vienna Museum) spectacularly transformed and almost doubled in size in 2023 it’s bound to become a new cultural magnet in town. Across three floors and 3,300 square meters, the permanent exhibition shows approximately 1,700 objects – each of which has been restored. Above the freely accessible terrace and the Trude & Daughters restaurant the new …

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Restaurants in Vienna: Where To Eat, From Michelin to Würstelstand

Restaurants in Vienna: Zum Friedensrichter

Restaurants in Vienna. Where to eat in Vienna? There are hundreds of restaurants serving Viennese cuisine. My independent restaurant reviews below came from my frequent visits to my hometown. I use to visit all these places with my local friends and family. They also come in digestible amounts, and some variety: from Michelin star restaurants to taverns, snack bars and Vienna …

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Forchtenstein Castle – Why Visit And What To Expect

Forchtenstein castle

Set in Austria’s hilly Burgenland, Forchtenstein Castle vividly connects visitors with 600 years of history and a world-class art collection. Across the 14th-century Austrian castle, the Hungarian Esterhazy princes tell their story of the 30-Year-War, the Ottomans, and Napoleon. And because it’s only an hour’s drive from Wien it makes a great day tour from Vienna. For military buffs, Forchtenstein’s …

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Contemporary Vienna Restaurants: Top 7 Bistro-Style Places

contemporary Vienna restaurant Lingenhel

Contemporary Vienna Restaurants. How does contemporary cuisine in Vienna taste? To try local beef tartare, grilled fish and the likes head for one of these relaxed restaurants. While they all excel in quality food each boasts a distinctive menu and interiors. Since the eateries are based in the center or in lovely neighborhoods you can integrate them easily into your walks. Price …

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