Vienna, one of the most exquisite cities in Europe, situated in the North-East of Austria and lies on the banks of the majestic Danube River. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Wachau region, the city offers a unique combination of imperial traditions and stunning modern architecture.
The city is famous for its cultural events, imperial sights, coffee houses, cozy wine taverns, and the characteristic Viennese charm. Vienna is considered a paradise for music lovers, being the home to many international renowned composers such as Schubert, Strauss, Schoenberg and Berg who were born there, and others such as Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Brahms and Mahler who chose to live there.
There are plenty of main attractions to discover, taking boat rides across the Danube River, hiking through the Vienna woods or just spending the evening with a night tour, dinner cruise or a Mozart concert.
Exploring the historical and cultural legacy of this capital city will leave you with an exceptional experience traced all the way back to the Roman time.
Johan Strauss statue in Vienna
Vienna Tourist Information
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Vienna Public Transportation
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Vienna Public Transport
Vienna has an excellent Public Transport System which is very effective and inexpensive. Tickets are available from machines at underground stations (maestro debit cards accepted), at news agent's, or at Vienna Transport Authority's ticket offices.
Tickets bought in advance are cheaper and must be punched in a blue ticket cancelling machine on the tram or bus, or at the barrier before boarding the underground train.
Map Vienna Public Transportation
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Spring and fall are the most ideal times for travelers to visit Vienna. These are the months which are in between the major tourist seasons so rates are lower and crowds are thinner.
Temperatures start increasing in Vienna during March and the average maximum temperature reaches around 9-12 degrees Celsius.
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A value-added tax (V.A.T.) of generally 20 % is applied to most products and services (a 10 % V.A.T. applies on e.g. books, food and a few other items). The V.A.T. is included in the displayed price.