Things to see and do - Vienna
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Vienna Travel guide
Vienna : Michelin's recommendations
Vienna is set in a marvellous decor of predominantly Baroque architecture. The city has its own elegant art of living in this beautiful setting, whether in its cafés or in the simple joyous atmosphere of its taverns. A city of traditions, cosmopolitan and with a strong musical heritage, Vienna has played a prominent role in world culture. Although the nostalgia of the Habsburgs still lingers in the background, it has a flourishing cultural life, supported by one of Europe's most impressive artistic legacies.
Tourist attractions Vienna : Things to see and do
Stephansplatz 3 A - 1010 Wien
With the familiar «Steffl», its elegant spire soaring to the skies at a height of 137m, St Stephen's Cathedral, with its varnished roofs and mass of carved stonework, is the monument that is most symbolic of the city of Vienna. Often damaged by war b..
Michaelerkuppel A - 1010 Wien
A former imperial palace, the majestic Hofburg was the Habsburg winter residence until 1918. An extraordinary range of buildings and historic collections, it has been added to down the centuries with each period leaving its mark; pomp, charm and extr..
Cour des Suisses 1 A - 1010 Wien
A treasury is recorded here in the 14C. In 1747, Maria Teresa located it in this part of the palace, where it subsequently grew to acommodate an increasing collection. The imperial treasure includes mementoes, sacred and personal Habsburg relics. The..
Desider Friedmann Platz 2 A - 1010 WIEN
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The Mercure Vienna First hotel is your exclusive residence in the heart of Vienna, just a stone's throw from St. Stephan's Cathedral and Hofburg Imperial Palace. The boutique hotel, with its friendly atmosphere and exceptional style, has 49 air-condi..
Krugerstraße 11 A - 1010 Vienna
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The family-run Hotel zur Wiener Staatsoper, built in 1896 in a neo-Baroque style, is located in a side street of the Kärntner Straße shopping street, and only a 1-minute walk from the State Opera. The pedestrian zone starts right at the hotel’s doors..
Praterstrasse 1 A - 1020 VIENNA
The Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom hotel - designed by Jean Nouvel - offers 182 elegant rooms and suites with stunning views of Vienna. Explore the old town and Vienna Woods or ride the famous Ferris wheel. Marvel at the breathtaking views from the glass..
Leisure activities Vienna
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The Danube Valley Day Trip from Vienna reveals the exquisite beauty of the Wachau Valley. You'll travel through gorgeous Austrian countryside and take a scenic boat ride down the Danube. It's one of the most popular day trips from Vienna, and not to ..
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Imagine a day of wine tasting, easy biking through breathtaking scenery, swimming in the Danube and feasting on a BBQ lunch in one of Austria's best wine regions. Leave Vienna behind for an easy cycling tour in the Wachau Valley. Highlights ..
While in Vienna don't miss your chance to visit Austria's other great city, Salzburg - home of Mozart and beautiful Mirabell Gardens and Palace. Travel through the stunning Austrian alps and lakes on this fantastic day trip to Salzburg. The tour incl..
Riesenradplatz 5 A - 1020 Wien
A restaurant full of life close to the Big Wheel at the Prater. You can sip an aperitif at the top (by reservation only) or savour the flavoursome Austrian food with a Mediterranean twist. The excellent goulash is one of the classics.
Große Pfarrgasse 5 A - 1020 Wien
Whether you think of it as an urban bar or a minimalist bistro, Das Engel is a great place to enjoy some pleasantly pared down, tasty cuisine. Una Abraham cooks both classic dishes such as boeuf bourguignon and Mediterranean fare.
Universitätsring 2 A - 1010 Wien
Even though Christian Domschitz uses exclusively organic Austrian ingredients in his cuisine, there is no substituting the lobster in his Szegediner lobster with cabbage. The location in the charming historical setting of Vienna's celebrated Burgthea..
Dr. Karl Lueger Platz 5 A - 1010 Wien
If you fancy as many small courses as you can manage at almost unbeatable prices, you should try Florian Prandstätter's stylish restaurant. Try the sirloin steak with porcini, for example. A simpler business lunch is available at midday.
Praterstr. 15 A - 1020 Wien
Take care not to overlook this small, outwardly unprepossessing restaurant. Eduard Dimant offers authentic Japanese cuisine with the odd modern twist at very reasonable prices - simple and delicious. Try the 'rolls', but also the gyoza soup, sake ter..
Am Heumarkt 2a A - 1030 Wien
The Steirereck's pleasantly light and airy milk and cheese bar is fitted out entirely in white with the occasional splash of fresh green. The food has a regional slant so try the classics, which include Ritschert stew with wild duck and Steirereck go..