Vienna, Austria: Travel / Tourist Information Guide
Top things to do Nightlife, Bars & Clubs Accommodation Tours & Excursions Getting around / Transport
Vienna is the capital city of Austria that is divided into 23 districts. It the largest city in the country with a population of approximately 1.8 million. It is the former home of the Hapsburg court and the trappings can still be seen nowadays making the historical city center of Vienna a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city has an abundance in historical buildings and museums like the St. Stephen's Cathedral, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Albertina, and Schloss Schönbrunn Palace. With the attractions in Vienna, it offers a lot of fun things to do like attending glamorous balls on Ball Season and seeing the open-air-film festivals and the ImPulsTanz Festival. Tours and excursions are available in exploring the city and other nearby places. There are plenty of places to shop, eat, and drink. The nightlife in Austria offers different bars and clubs with different themes and genre of music. There are elegant places to enjoy few cocktails like the Albertina Passage, but there are also clubs that offer RnB, pop and dance hits like the Platzhirsch that has a young crowd. In staying overnight in Vienna, the city offers a wide variety of accommodation from luxury hotels to cheap places to stay.
If planning to get in by plane, the Vienna International Airport caters both domestic and international flights. From the airport, there are taxis available for more convenience. For a cheaper way to get to the city center, S-Bahn suburban trains are available for a fare that costs €4. There are also direct buses or the Vienna Airport Lines Bus that costs at around €8. Also, a shuttle can be offered by the hotel a tourist will be staying with a fee that is cheaper than a taxi. If travelling by train, there are railways connected to Vienna from other neighboring countries; Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia. It could cost up to €30 depending on the distance. There are also buses that are coming to Vienna daily. In arriving in the city, there are plenty of public transport in getting around.