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Austria: Austria remains the worlds top skiing destination with its excellent 71 ski regions and 800 winter resorts. For the summer months the Austrian Lakes and Mountains offer a serious alternative to the beach holiday with first class facilities for families.

General Facts: Currency: Euro. Time: GMT +1 (BST+2). Electricity: 220 volts. Language: German. International dialling code from the UK: 00 43.

Flight information to Vienna. British Airways, BMI and Austrian Airlines all operate direct services from London Heathrow to Vienna. Sometimes it may be cheaper to choose a connecting service over Europe, for example, Swiss (LX) have very good air fares to Vienna with a change of aircraft in Zurich. Lufthansa also have excellent low cost air fares with a change of aircraft in Frankfurt. Usually the connecting times on non direct services are very good with 1-2-3 hour connecting time being the norm. Connecting flight services are great for travellers departing from UK regional airports where no direct service is available.

Climate: Moderate. Summers are warm with cool nights, winters are cold but with sunny days and moderate snowfalls.

Major Events: Hot-air ballooning Salzburg (January). Ball of Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (January). International Ice Festival (Salzburg) (January). Mozart Week (Salzburg) (Jan-Feb). Vienna Spring Festival (end April-May). Vienna Festival (May). Jazz Festival (Vienna) (Jun-Jul). Salzburg Festival (July-Aug). Imperial Ball (Vienna) (December 31).

Top Attractions: Schonbrunn Palace (Vienna). Giant ferris wheel (Vienna). Hohensalzburg fortress (Salzburg). Benedictine Abbey (Melk). Grossglocker Alpine road Salzburg Carinthia.

 

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Vienna City Guide

Vienna Austria

A City Guide To Vienna.

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Tourist Information: www.austria.com

Vienna - the city of classical music and style is one of Europe's grandest imperial cities. It is filled with magnificent Baroque art, architecture and elegant buildings from 700 years of the Habsburg Empire.

Introduction to Vienna: The Ringstrasse boulevard encircles the old town where you will find the Opera Parliament buildings, the Kunsthistorisches Museum - Vienna's National Gallery Of Art and the Music Museum. The city's cultural heritage is mainly musical, the great composers like Strauss, Schubert, Brahms, Haydn, Beethoven and Mozart all having lived and performed in the city. Today the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the State Opera House offer plenty of classical music performances that helps keep the the city's musical tradition and heritage alive.

Sightseeing in Vienna: Most of the city's tourist attractions are within the largely pedestrianised inner city area, which is enclosed by the Ringstrasse, a wide ring road. Further out in the suburbs is the thrilling Prater amusement park with its massive ferris wheel and the opulent Schonbrunn summer palace which is accessible by tram or underground - you can stroll through the magnificent gardens or explore the palace itself. If you're feeling energetic climb to the top of St. Stephens Cathedral for magnificent views of the Danube and the city spread below.

The Hofburg Palace. Known as the Imperial Palace, was home of the Austrian Hapsburgs for about 600 years. The palace houses the Presidential Offices as well as 22 museum, the famous Spanish Riding School and the National Library. A popular tour of the Palace includes the Kaiserappartements or Kaiser's imperial apartments, plus the Royal Chapel where the Vienna Boy's Choir sings Mass every Sunday. For more information on the Hofburg Palace go to the website at: www.hofburg-wien.at

Vienna State Opera. From September to June a great number of performances take place at the State Opera, including operas and operettas to traditional ballets, the Opera House is both romantic and regal. Tickets can be difficult to buy especially for the New Year concert which is held in collaboration with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, tickets have to be purchased at least a year in advance. For more information relating to the Vienna State Opera go to: www.wiener-staatsoper.at

St Stephen's Cathedral. One of the most recognisable features on the Vienna skyline is the tall south tower of St Stephen's Cathedral standing at 136 meters high. The Cathedral is regarded as one of the greatest Gothic structures in Europe. The 12th century building is built of limestone with a distinctive coloured glazed tiled roof. Guided tours of the Cathedral's interior and catacombs are available. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was married in the Cathedral. For further information go the St Stephen's website.

Sightseeing Excursions include:
1. City Tour and Schonbrunn - including the Opera House and Palace.
2. Vienna Woods and Mayerling - which are home to numerous ancient 'heuringen' (wine taverns).
3. Take a relaxing boat ride on the beautiful Seagrotte. A visit to the Danube valley, followed by a boat ride along the Wachau.

Public Transport in Vienna: Vienna has a very good public transport system consisting of buses, trams, a fast U-Bahn (underground) and S-Bahn (railway). The tram network is very efficient and is the largest tram network in Europe. Tram transport is quick and safe and is a great way to see the city. Taxis are readily available but are very expensive. Horse-drawn carriages or 'Fiaker' is the most romantic way of getting around the city (they are very expensive, but worth doing as a one off treat).

Vienna Card: Discover the delights of the Austrian capital for less with the Vienna Card. Receive unlimited travel by public transport, special price reductions at sightseeing venues and discounts in shops and restaurants. The pass is valid for 75 hours and costs approximately £18.00.

Vienna Hotels: Vienna is a very accommodating city! Whether you're planning a trip for business or fun, travelling with the family, or looking for a romantic getaway, you'll find a remarkable range of hotel options all within reach of the sights and attractions you most want to visit. Start searching for your next Vienna hotel at Hotel2.co.uk, you will find cheap short breaks and discount hotel rates for many types of hotel, ranging from tourist grades through to 3 and 4 star and luxury accommodation.

Nightlife in Vienna: A short tram ride from the city will take you to the wine village of Grinzing with its numerous Heurigen (wine taverns) guaranteeing lively musical entertainment into the small hours. The choice of restaurants is vast with favorite Viennese specialties such as Wiener Schnitzel, Strudels and Tafelspitz on most menus. There are many wine and beer taverns in the city, famous coffee houses such as Sacher, Central, Landmann are all recommended.

Shopping in Vienna: The main shopping area is the chic pedestrian Karntnerstrasse and on the Mariahilferstrasse. Visit the flea market on the Naschmarket on Saturday mornings for traditional artifacts.

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Vienna Airport Information

Vienna International Airport (VIE). The airport is located 11 miles (18km) southeast of Vienna.

Transport: From Airport to Vienna central. Local trains and buses leave Vienna airport regularly for Vienna. The best way to get into town is via the City Airport Train, which is fast and direct to the City Air Terminal which in turn is connected to the underground, tram and bus networks. Taxis are also available - but can be on the expensive side.

Car Hire: All major car rental companies are represented: Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz.

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