Vienna City Hall and Rathaus Park

Vienna's Rathaus is More Than Just the Council Chambers: Vienna's magnificent City Hall is called the Rathaus. Rathaus is a German word which literally translates as "council house" or city hall or town hall. However, to the ear of an English speaker 'Rathaus' might seem deeply ironic or … [Read more...]

Liechtenstein Museum – Vienna’s Princely Collections

Liechtenstein Museum has the World's Most Important Private Art Collections: Named after the princely House of Liechtenstein, one of Europe's oldest noble houses, the Liechtenstein Museum holds one of the world's most important private art collections, with masterpieces of European art spanning … [Read more...]

Schönbrunn Palace – a Baroque Work of Art

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 … [Read more...]

Vienna, the City of Music

Vienna has what many travellers want: Vienna is one of the cultural capitals of Europe with a cultural calendar that's packed with concerts, festivals and balls throughout the year. For music alone, there are hundreds of concerts annually catering to locals as well as music lovers from all over … [Read more...]

Vienna, the Waltz Capital of the World

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 … [Read more...]