Vienna. Itinerary day 62 Mar 2016

Vienna. Itinerary day 6

We began our last morning in Vienna having some breakfast at Café Central, and after that we visited Minoritenkirche (the Franciscan Church) and we came back to Jesuit Church (Vienna. Itinerary day 4. New Year’s Eve) to see it better in the daylight. During the walk we found another two churches: the Scottish (Schottenstift) and the Dominican Church (Dominikanerkirche).

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Vienna. Itinerary day 51 Mar 2016

Vienna. Itinerary day 5

On New Year’s Day every nation in the world looks to Vienna and its famous New Year’s Concert. The tickets are only available for a few and they become sold out the same day that can be bought, many months before the event. But the concert can be watched in giant screens at the City Hall square (Rathaus) and it’s repeated several times during the day.

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1 Mar 2016

Vienna. Itinerary day 4

We spent our fourth day in Vienna visiting the Belvedere complex, which is formed by two palaces: Higher Belvedere (located at a hill) and Lower Belvedere, divided by large gardens. We also walked a little by the Stardpark Park and the famous Prater, before getting ready for the End of the Year.

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Vienna. Itinerary day 329 Feb 2016

Vienna. Itinerary day 3

During our third day in Vienna we continued slowly walking the city. We started in Opernring (one of the streets that surround the city) and Karlsplatz, where we saw St. Charles Borromeo’s Church and the Secession building. Then we went down to Vienna Opera and Hotel Sacher and we headed to Hofburg Imperial Palace, after seeing Albertina Museum and the Butterfly House.

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Vienna. Itinerary day 228 Feb 2016

Vienna. Itinerary day 2

We spent our second day in Vienna visiting monumental buildings and walking in the city. We began going to the furthest point: Schömbrunn Palace. Then we came back to the historic centre, where we saw St. Stephen’s Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church and the Plague Column, among other places.

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Vienna. Itinerary day 127 Feb 2016

Vienna. Itinerary day 1

We arrived to Vienna airport in the afternoon and, after picking the luggage, we took the CAT (City Airport Train) which left us very close to the hotel where we stayed, near Stadtpark Park. After doing the check-in at the hotel and resting a bit in our room, we decided to spend our first afternoon walking aimlessly, just to have a first contact with the city.

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Music in Vienna26 Feb 2016

Music in Vienna

Vienna is classical music’s world capital: Vienna Philarmonic Orchestra, Vienna Boys’ Choir and the worldwide broadcasted New Year’s Concert are good examples of this. Vienna has some of the best concert halls all over the world, (like the National Opera and Musikverin Golden Hall) and it’s said that here lived more famous composers than anywhere in the world. You’ll find Mozart in almost every corner of the city, and he even has his own cake and

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Eating in Vienna25 Feb 2016

Eating in Vienna

Before visiting the city, I thought that Vienna would be an expensive place to eat. And the truth is that there are many options for every budget. It’s easy to find restaurants and cafes where you can have menus with prices between 10 and 15 €, and you can even have breakfast in a real palace for 5 or 6 €. It’s common to find in the middle of the most crowded streets (by tourists

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Transport in Vienna25 Feb 2016

Transport in Vienna

Vienna has an excellent public transport system. It consists of buses, trams and subways which service hours go more or less from 5.30 a. m. to midnight. The company that manages it is Wiener Linien. There are 22 night bus lines which depart every 30 minutes between 12 p. m. to 5 a. m., and the metro lines work 24 hours a day during the weekend. More precisely Friday and Saturday nights and the night before

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How to arrive to Vienna24 Feb 2016

How to arrive to Vienna

There are several options to arrive to Vienna by bus or by train from the international airport, which is located 18 km away. The differences between each one are the price, the frequency, the speed of the travel and, of course, the place in Vienna where you want exactly to go.

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