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Vienna Boat Tour: Old Danube Explored

Boat trips: self guided Old Danube 'island boat' tour

Vienna boat tour. Vienna boat trips on the Danube sound like fun and romance. Until you realize that neither Ringstrasse boulevard nor Hofburg, let alone Schönbrunn Palace, are anywhere near Donau. There is one boat trip on the Vienna Danube, though, that has thrilled me, and I will show you why. Read on if you like authentic places, charm, design ...

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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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Vienna Danube Concerts – Dinner And Classics

Vienna Danube concerts: floating concert

Vienna Danube Concerts. Many Europe travellers dream of a concert on the Danube. A local Viennese has dreamt of it his whole life. Then he just set it up, in his own unique way. I attended one of his floating classical concerts on the Old Danube. These concerts are not in any tourist guide, but word of mouth is spreading fast. ...

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Vienna Wineries – Guide And Map By Two Natives

Vienna wineries: Buschenschank Wolf

Vienna wineries. Few people know that my hometown is the only world city with a notable wine growing industry. Local wineries are a fantastic excuse to venture out of the city centre and into the green outskirts of Grinzing, Neustift, Stammersdorf, and Jedlersdorf. Start from my and my local friend Babsi’s tips of the best places. The Heurige Vienna Wineries. ...

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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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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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Lake Neusiedl: Vienna Day Trip, Neusiedler See

Lake Neusiedl

Neusiedler See In A Day Lake Neusiedl is a great Vienna day trip and perfect stopover on your way to Budapest. Since I was small, this spot meant adventure and holidays: First, bike tours and wildlife watching at school trips; later on – electro boat rides, bike tours with friends, wine tasting at local wineries, and watching storks nesting on top of church towers ...

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24 hours in Vienna – One Day In Vienna, Seven Ideas

24 hours in Vienna: Kleines Cafe

You have only 24 hours in Vienna, or maybe double that? Many people on a roundtrip through Europe visit my city in just one or two days. If you plan a short city break Austria’s capital needs to be sliced and diced in the right way. Here are seven packages of 24 hour itineraries, based on different travel objectives. A tip ...

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Vienna Insider Tips: Wien Sightseeing Off The Beaten Path

Vienna Insider Tips: Museum of Folks and Folk Art

From Vienna’s Top 10 Attractions To Insider Gems Great Wien sightseeing goes beyond tourism attractions. Build some unexpected finds into your sightseeing agenda that lead you off the beaten path. This page helps you do that. In fact, for each of Vienna’s top 10 attractions there is an insider twin: A similarly beautiful attraction that comes without the crowds and will turn you ...

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Vienna Tours by Bike: My Top Three Cycling Tours

rental bikes in Vienna

Cycling Tours For Sightseeing and Wine Tasting Vienna tours by bike are the healthiest way to hop on and off during a city break. You won’t need a steely condition for a classic Vienna bike tour: When I lived in Vienna, I cycled everywhere from left to right of the centre, with my average muscle mass. On the way, I would pass dozens of landmarks. In and ...

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