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Things to do in Vienna

Once you check into your hotel and have properly settled into your accommodations, it is time to get out and explore the wonderful city you are in. There are plenty of things to keep you occupied, and some of the most enjoyable ones are virtually free. Tour the city either by foot or on a hop and stop bus tour. The many national monuments in and around the city will astound you. A day trip to the Danube Valley should be on your list of things to do. You’ll be able to enjoy the beautiful Vienna countryside and if you care to, take a ride down the Danube River.

If you are fortunate enough to be in Vienna during the Carnival season, make an effort to attend one of their famed masquerade balls.There are several to choose from and your concierge will be more than happy to assist you with purchasing tickets and the direct you to where you may find the perfect mask for the occasion. If you happen to be in the area during the Christmas holidays, be sure to check out some of the Christmas Open Markets that sprout open. Vienna is a beautiful reminder of the glorious age of the Hapsburg dynasty and the elegance of Europe. Visitors to Vienna can experience art and music that thrills the senses. With beautiful architecture that sets it apart, come and visit Vienna and see one of Europe’s crown jewels.

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  • Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

    Founded in 1692 by court painter Peter Strudl (who would later become Baron of Austria), the Academy of Fine Arts remains one of Vienna's most pres... More
  • Albertina

    This Neoclassical style palace-turned-art museum was built in 1744. Twenty-one Habsburg staterooms, such as the Hall of the Muses, are decorated wi... More
  • American Bar

    One of the world's smallest bars, American Bar resides in none other than central Vienna. After a visit to the United States, legendary architect... More
  • Augustinerkirche

  • Belvedere Museum

    Numerous works by Klimt (including his masterpiece, The Kiss), Egon Schiele, and Oskar Kokoschka. More
  • Christkindlmarkt, Vienna

    What to Expect:Vienna's venerable Christkindlmarkt on Rathausplatz flings open its stall shutters in mid-November, and three million visitors flock... More
  • Contemporary Art Tower

    Downtown, the Contemporary Art Tower, a World War II anti-aircraft tower with concrete walls thicker than most sidewalks, has been converted to a s... More
  • Gabarage Upcycling Design

    Located on one of Vienna’s chicest streets, repurposes household and office items into furniture, including lamps made of used celluloid and a funk... More
  • Goldman & Salatsch Building

    Stand in the middle of Michaelerplatz to admire Loos's 1910 Goldman & Salatsch Buiding, now a bank. The six-story green marble-clad structure was o... More
  • Heurige

    Hajszan’s eponymous Heurige, a renovated grape-pressing house, has become one of the city’s hippest destinations. More
  • Imperial Furniture Collection

    Many possessions of the Hapsburgs, as well as period rooms from two centuries of Austrian design. More
  • Internationales Adventsingen

    The city of Haydn and Strauss invites choirs from around the world—more than three-dozen Advent season concerts—to perform Christmas music in the R... More
  • Liechtenstein Museum

    Named after one of Europe's oldest noble families, Palais Liechtenstein is home to a vast, private art collection that spans six centuries. The Pri... More
  • Lobmeyr

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