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%


    See you in 30 years, Vienna!

    We can't wait to go back to Vienna when we're older. We're both 21 at the moment and I feel that we could've happily spent just one day here. It's a place of relaxation and spending money on eating out and drinking... Which we don't have the money to do as students.

    Insider Tip:If you're there during the film festival go down and take a look if only for the food carts!

  • 80%


    Short trip

    Only stayed for 1 afternoon passing through. You can definitely see all the sights in 1 day. Beautiful city but wouldnt stay longer than a couple of days.

    Insider Tip:Parks near the university have free deck chairs to chill in the sun. Good shopping and pretty sights.

  • 80%


    Imperial city, pricey but lovely

    The charm of Vienna leaves Paris in shame. Its streets and monuments all speak of a glorious past. Visiting it in autumn is just perfect and with the Christmas markets going on in every square of the city, the whole experience is just marvelous. Metro network is very convenient as well.

  • 50%


    Least Favorite CIty In Europe

    I did not like Vienna at all. Mediocre food (unless you love sausages), high prices, the people who work in transportation are the rudest I have ever come across. I love to travel, and have never want to turn people off from going to a location as much as Vienna.

    Insider Tip:Honestly, just skip it.

  • 70%


    If you want to experience the city of music, Stephenplatz will be too touristic. I will recommend the area around parliament house and volksgarten. It is beautiful and lovely.

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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