Austria Travel Guide - Vienna, the capital
city of Austria is a majestic city with massive traditional
buildings and gleaming modern edifices. There is the
“Old Vienna”, the Vienna of Emperors,
Empresses and Strauss and the “New Vienna”
of the United Nations Headquarters, the office complexes
etc. The sights in Vienna are many and although below
we highlight Ten for you, there are thousands and
thousands of interesting sights and events to enjoy. Check out this travel guide to Vienna video for more information.
Vienna Austria is one of the most romantic
and popular weekend or shortbreak destination. There
is so much to see it might be better to take a longer
The People of Vienna are courteous,
very courteous both to tourists but also to each other.
It is a sight to see them stroll around their city,
dressed beautifully and greeting their friends with
the traditional kiss and handshake.
For a Weekend Break Vienna is an
excellent destination as many of the more important
sights are clustered around the centre of the City
(inside the Ring Road). This makes it perfect for
strolling around and a Walking tour is an excellent
introduction to Vienna.
has attractions to draw a wide range of tourists of
all ages and interest. More than 40 airlines fly into
Vienna Airport so check out the Flight
offers to suit you. There is a wide range of accommodation
available from luxury to cheap Vienna Hotels to budget Hostels.
For those wanting to travel a little, Carhire is readily
While Vienna remains closely associated with classical
music, concerts, opera, etc, in recent times, Vienna
has been found by a younger set looking for a weekend
of excitement, clubs, bars, etc – check out
the Nightlife Section.
Transport within Vienna adds to
the pleasure of a visit to this city – trams,
buses and the underground provide an excellent service.
Take a look at Vienna Tourist Attractions for some ideas what to