Set in the heart of Europe, Vienna is an imperial jewel, waiting to be discovered. A stay in Vienna is like taking a journey back in time to the days of the empire, when the city ruled not only Austria but a large part of central Europe. It is little surprise that today Vienna’s historic centre is a UNESCO world heritage site. Examples of the city’s illustrious history, including 27 palaces, lie on virtually every street corner.
History buffs, art lovers, shoppers and gourmets will not be disappointed in Vienna, with a vast choice of places to see and things to do. The area encircled by the grand boulevard known as the Ringstrasse presents the visitor with an impressive choice of parks, monuments, theatres and galleries, including the Vienna State Opera, Spanish Riding School, Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum.
During a day’s sightseeing, the capital’s coffee houses are the perfect places to immerse yourself in Viennese tradition and atmosphere, while enjoying a delicious coffee and cake.
- Flights from Edinburgh to Vienna
- 3 nights in Vienna with breakfast each day
- A half day guided walking tour of Vienna including a visit to the Schönbrunn Palace (entrance fee included)
-Departure of 16 Nov includes free time for shopping at Vienna’s glittering Christmas Markets
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Choice of hotels
Austria Trend Parkhotel Schonbrunn 4*
The former guest house of Emperor Franz Joseph 1 is today a classic hotel which offers its guests true Viennese charm along with all modern amenities. The magnificent Schönbrunn Palace lies just around the corner. After a day of exploring Vienna, soak up the atmosphere in the hotel’s elegant lounge, with its ample seating and many chandeliers.
Austria Trend Hotel Ananas 4*
Austria Trend Hotel Ananas, Austria’s largest 4 star hotel, is well located for sightseeing in Vienna. Cultural landmarks such as the Vienna State Opera, Albertina Museum and Secession are all within easy reach, while the city’s longest shopping street, Mariahilfer Strasse, and the Naschmarkt food market are close by.