Experiences You Won't Want to Miss in Vienna
This week we are exploring Vienna, a vibrant city located in Austria. It is an old European city with a modern touch. Seamlessly blending the old with the new, you will find yourself being transported through the centuries as you walk through the city.
Vienna is home to some of Europe's most popular collections of art and landmarks of historical significance. The shining city showcases its history, as you can tell by many of its attractions. You will likely want to come back time and time again.
If you love a lively culture that offers excellent food, treasures art, classical music, and beautiful architecture, then you must add visiting Vienna to your bucket list. Check out some of these experiences; you can't miss out once you're there!
One of Europe's most remarkable Baroque palace complexes, the Schonbrunn Palace, holds a special place in Austrian history. Used as a summer residence for the Habsburg monarchs, the palace exemplifies its interests, influence, and power. The palace's history spans more than 300 years and is a must-see attraction when you are in Vienna.
Take a tour through the Habsburg family's apartments and visit the Hall of Ceremonies and Mirror Room before leisurely strolling through the gardens.
St. Stephen's Cathedral
This beautiful cathedral is Vienna's most cherished structure. It has more history than you could ever imagine, surviving the Turkish siege in 1683. Mourners come to pay their respects to Amadeus Mozart. It is also the place where Napolean held his farewell proclamation in 1805. It survived two attacks in World War II.
As the city's most beloved performing house, the Vienna State Opera is the nucleus of Viennese life. Book a 40-minute guided tour to get a behind-the-scenes look at all of this opera house's beauty and wonder.
This cultural establishment is one of the largest, impressive collections of museums in the world. Right outside the Ringstrasse is where you can find everyone's works, from Leopold to Andy Warhol. Take a day out of your visit; there is so much to take in!
This 13th Century palace holds several excellent attractions. You'll need to spend most of the day there to receive the truly royal experience. Be sure to visit the Swiss Court and the Imperial Apartments.
The Belvedere Palace is two palaces conjoined by a beautiful 17th-century French-style garden. You don't want to miss the unique Baroque architecture or the authentic Austrian paintings on display.