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Traveling to Vienna soon? Here's what you should know

31st December 2020 Print

Europe is a continent packed with wonderful countries and cities and Vienna is certainly among them. The lovely capital of Austria always manages to leave people breathless with its outstanding architecture, atmosphere, culture, and attractions.

One of the best traits of this wonderful place is that it's a perfect blend of a huge city with the attainability of a smaller town. It has some kind of warmth that is going to make you feel like you belong there.

Now, although Vienna is not big, it's definitely not too simple to see every corner of it, especially if you are not provided with some beneficial guidelines by those who have been there. That's why we are here to give you a few tips while you are planning this trip. 

Everything You Should Know About Vienna

Taste The Wine

Now, this may not be the most important thing to do, however, if you're a wine lover then you should definitely give it a try! Namely, this city is widely known for delicious, plus very affordable wines. 

Your visit is not going to complete without it. This capital has a great selection of wineries where you can test out wines from its 1,700 acres of vineyards. Furthermore, white grapes are a true delicacy, so those of you who love it will be blown away by Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Gruner, etc.

When To Go?

Before you purchase any tickets, first decide when is the best time to go there. If you're traveling from Slovakia, for instance, you can catch a taxi vienna bratislava as soon as you arrive at the airport. Now, although Vienna almost always has nice weather, it wouldn't hurt to get more information regarding the festivals, upcoming events, crowds, or weather before you get there.

At the end of the day, everything depends on your preferences and expectations concerning this trip. If you do not mind traveling during winter, then feel free to spend the forthcoming holidays in this wonderful capital.

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Parking Space In Vienna

Now, public transport in Vienna is generally very good, so utilizing a car is not a necessity, however, if that's your option then you'll have to get yourself familiar with available parking space.

The most comfortable way to park your vehicle is certainly in underground garages, or in multi-storey automobile parks which can be found almost anywhere. If you opt for parking on the street, keep in mind that it can often be quite demanding.

A huge part of this city is in the famous "Kurzparkzone", meaning a parking area that is marked by either blue or white lines. Usually, people are able to utilize that space for not more than two hours.

The Artistic Side 

Those who have seen this place before cannot stop talking about the wonderful artistic delights this city offers, museums especially. One of the most popular ones is the Kunsthistorisches Museum that offers the works of Peter Paul Rubens, Titian, Albrecht Durer, etc.

On the other hand, at the Belvedere, you will come across one of the most appreciated paintings of all time "The Kiss" by the legendary Gustav Klimt. Although it may be less popular, equally relevant, Haus Wittgenstein, a Bulgarian cultural center will shower its visitors with exhibitions from reputable artists from this country, as well some other famous names from Eastern European countries.

Namely, if you are more into modern art, then it would be great if you visited unique galleries, with amazing pieces of art from Croy Nielsen, Gianni Manhattan, Felix Gaudlitz, and Emanuel Layr. 

A Place Of Remarkable Music

Many admirers of this city call it the city of music or some even perceive it as the world's capital of this form of art. Vienna can thank some of the biggest composers of all time who have lived in this city, such as Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Straus, Joseph Haydn, Johannes Brahms, and Franz Schubert.

While you're there, do not forget to go to the former houses of many of these geniuses, which have become museums in the meantime. Additionally, you could also go to the House of Music where you will get the chance to uncover some beautiful music from this capital.

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Worth Every Second Of Your Life

If we wanted to provide you with every single detail that has to be learned about this city, we would probably have to write a short book, because one article wouldn't be enough. However, we've managed to somehow round things up and give you the most essential tips that could come in handy before you leave.

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