Planning Tips And Tools

Vienna Tourism Tips – 17 Fundamental Reads

Vienna Tourism: Volkstheater

Vienna Tourism. What facts about Vienna, lifestyle, customs and key history do independent need to know before they go? Which events have shaped my home city, which buildings fill the streets, which artwork fills museums, which parties fill our calendars, which books fill our thoughts, which food fills local tummies? Use these snippets for a deeply rich experience when in …

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Vienna Jewish Tour 2020: The Secrets Your Family Didn’t Talk About


Vienna Jewish Tour. Have you got Jewish family roots in the city, too? Did your relatives talk much about their lives in Vienna? In fact, this private tour through Jewish Vienna doesn’t just line up sites and attractions. It reveals the stories many Jewish families chose never to talk about. More than historic facts, this tour is about the history …

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Vienna Tourist Checklist – Eight Overlooked Travel Tips

8 Travel Tips You May Have Overlooked Vienna Tourist Checklist. Have you ever thought ‘I had no idea…’ or ‘If I had known…’ after your first day in a strange place? It happened to me a few times. I completely underestimated the magnitude of wonderful things to do in a relatively small city. If you travel to a place like …

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Art Walk in Vienna – Baroque, Biedermeier and Modern Art

Art Walk in Vienna: Spittelberggasse

This art walk ties together my favourite local spots in and around Vienna’s trendy seventh district Neubau. It mixes museums and galleries, art and design shops, and cafés, bars, and private dining. As you walk around you will discover little alleys, more artisanal shops, and modern urban cafes and bars. Book out four to six hours if you decide to do the …

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Travel Vienna In April

Easter market in Vienna, Austria

by Angel (Hong Kong)   Vienna Hofburg Travel Vienna: I am travelling with my boyfriend to Vienna for the first time. We will arrive early in the morning on the 10th from Cesky Krumlov (Czech Republic), probably by Bean Shuttle, and leave on the 12th April. Would like to visit most of the ‘must-go’ Vienna attractions like the Hundertwasserhaus, Stephansdom, Hofburg etc. …

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Things To Do In Vienna January

Things to do in Vienna January 2013. January is a relatively quiet tourism season (except for ball travellers), leaving the best things to do to a few visitors and the residents. Watch the New Year’s Concert for free, experience Vienna in a different light, join a Vienna ball, visit an opera or operetta, and do some cheap and cheerful art …

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Vienna International Airport

What is the best way to get in and out of Vienna International Airport? And where to go if you are on a layover? As I use Schwechat airport myself several times a year you’ve just caught someone with their ear on the ground. My top tips include how to get round the airport, Vienna airport transfer options, the best Vienna airport hotel, and Vienna layover tours if you …

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Austria Travel Guide – 21 Austrian Locations To Visit From Vienna

Austria Travel Guide: Attersee

In my Austria Travel Guide I’m going to share my favourite travel destinations from Vienna. It will increase your radius of exploring Austria, too. Find out which amazing places to visit from Vienna, best transport connections, trip duration and what to do in each location. The following 21 places have been taken from my personal photo albums, memories and hot tips from local friends and family.  …

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Vienna Travel Card Decision Tool – Vienna City Card Vs Vienna Pass

Austrian Parliament, Votiv Church in Vienna

Vienna Travel Card. What is the Vienna city card? And is the Vienna Pass worth it? Which type of discount card will save you money in Wien? Actually, the two main city passes for my hometown – the Vienna City Card and the Vienna Pass – are pretty different. To help you make the right choice I have compared the …

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Booking Vienna Opera Tickets: Don’t Make This Mistake

The Nutcracker, Vienna State Opera

As you look into booking Vienna Opera tickets I’d love for you to learn from my experience. Being Viennese I have been to Wiener Staatsoper several times. Until some time ago, I played the ‘ticket waiting list game’ with the opera’s affiliated ticket provider. As it happened, at some stage, I would usually be thrown off that waiting list, or …

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