City Guide Vienna, Austria

Visiting Vienna

Vienna is a city full of surprises. For every breathtaking building you expect to see, there are another two beside it that you don’t. Due to its passionate relationship with classical music grand theatres and ornate opera houses adorn the city centre, but it is also a city bursting with bars and clubs that would feel at home in the hippest of cities. And while it was the seat of the Habsburg Dynasty for so many years, you can live like a king here without upsetting your bank balance.

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Vienna City Reviews

  • 70%


    Vienna in September

    The weather was pretty bad when I was in Vienna. It was pretty cold and it was raining a lot. I liked the atmosphere and the building, but I expected a bit more of it..

    Insider Tip:Free walking tour

  • 80%


    Give yourself enough time!

    Unfortunately we only had a day and two nights in Vienna and I wish we could have stayed longer. I definitely want to return to spend some time looking around the estates that surround the city. There were some beautiful churches to visit though, very comfortable cosmopolitan city and some great museums. (Partying left as average as we didn't have time).

    Insider Tip:Give yourself enough time to see as much as possible!

  • 60%


    No free walking tours

    It was unfortunate that Vienna does not offer free walking tours (you leave a tip at the end). This is a big miss for the city compared to other European cities.

  • 80%



    Vienna is a beautiful city with lots a great sites all within walking distance of each other. The entrance fees are, however, very high for all the buildings and museums.. I did not gopartying or eating out so I scored those as average.

    Insider Tip:The Schönbrunn might be 15km out of the city centre but it is definately worth a visit! It is only a short trip with the tube. The gardens were free of admission when we were there.

  • 100%


    Perfect city break!

    Vienna has sooo many sights and bars and cafés and clubs to fill your days with. The weather was lovely (mid August). It is slightly more expensive than Eastern Europe but we'll worth the visit.

    Insider Tip:You can get a train to Bratislava in Slovakia really easily and only takes an hour! Good for a day trip.

Austria: Itinerary

With a history spanning over 2,000 years, Vienna has the architecture and attractions to make for the perfect break away. Restaurants serve top quality food, museums to interest everyone and a lively enough nightlife to keep you up until the early hours. All in all, the Austrian capital has something for everyone.

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