Schönbrunn Palace – Once the Summer Residence of Hapsburg Rulers: The former summer residence of many a Hapsburg ruler, Schönbrunn Palace, is one of the most important cultural monuments in Austria. This Baroque work of art remains one of Vienna’s top tourist attractions. It’s not hard to see why. First used as hunting grounds, the […]
Concerts in a Room where Mozart once Lived and Worked: To be able to enjoy Mozart music on your Vienna holiday is a great treat, but to listen to Mozart’s music in a place where the great composer once lived and worked is a surreal experience. At the Sala Terrena in the historical centre of […]
Dance out your Dreams at one of Vienna’s Balls: New Year’s Eve brings on the best of Vienna’s ball season and from January up to Lent the Austrian capital transforms itself into the waltzing capital. Famous for its classical music, waltzes and its grand ballrooms, Vienna is the premier city in the world for waltzes. […]
Innsbruck is a really charming town at any time of the year, but at Christmas it’s magic. It has a full-scale Christmas market, the main one being in the historic Old Town, right in front of the landmark Golden Roof – Innsbruck’s greatest tourist attraction.
Salzburg Card – your key to the city of Salzburg The Salzburg Card is the most important card for your sightseeing holiday in Salzburg. It saves you heaps of money and time and allows you to enjoy all of Salzburg’s attractions without worrying about the entrance cost of each tourist sight. According to the Salzburg […]
Vienna’s Mozart and Strauss concerts: Not everyone’s privileged enough to attend Vienna’s highly sought after New Year’s Eve concert, but when you’re in Vienna, you should attend at least one of their many classical music concerts. As you wonder around town, you’ll come across many Mozart look-alikes, all wanting to sell you tickets to concerts […]
Hundertwasserhaus – Vienna’s higgledy-piggledy apartment block: Council housing blocks are not what you’d normally want to visit on any holiday sightseeing tours. However, in Vienna, the Hundertwasserhaus is something quite extraordinary. Hundertwasserhaus was originally a dour council housing block. Friedensreich Hundertwasser, an Austrian artist, wanted to prevent something ugly from going up in its […]
The Hills are Still alive with the Sound of Music! Fans of the Sound of Music movie will love being in Salzburg as here you’ll be able to visit some of the film locations and re-live the movie. Many tour companies do a one day tour of Salzburg, visiting some of the main film locations. […]