A Weekend in Vienna – Top 10 things to do

The birth place of Marie Antoinette, the true origins of the croissant and home of the Habsburg’s for over 600 years. Vienna is now one of the most popular and grandiose cities in Europe – like so many European cities, if you concentrate on the historic town centre it’s manageable to see in just a few days.

Sights:

Museums Quartier.

Stephen’s Cathedral.

Vienna’s selection of 3 palaces – Hofburg – Sisi museum and Vienna boys’ choir/ Schonbrunn – Habsburg’s summer residence, Tiergarten Zoo/ Belvedere – 18th century art collection.

Prater amusement park.

Albertina art museum.

War and Fascism Monument,

Opera House

If you’re after a bit of nightlife, then the Bermuda Triangle is where you need to be – located in the First District with a stack of venues all in the same geographical area so you won’t have shortage of finding somewhere to drink.

Transport: Vienna has a great system of trams and trains. You can get a short distance ticket for €1 anything longer is €2 which allows any length trip in any one direction. Also 24hr and 48hr pass.

Group pic Vienna

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