Self Plan Your Vienna Austria Trip

Resources You Need To Plan Your Vienna Vacation

Vienna trip resources: best apps

To fast track your planning for a Vienna vacation I have packed a ton of resources for your trip that I recommend throughout Vienna Unwrapped’s 400+ pages. On top, you will find many more links to useful apps and more transport and insider tips.  A few of these links connect you with my affiliate partners, with whom I have been …

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Trip Resources: Vienna Accommodation and Transport

Since this part of your Vienna trip tool box focuses on flight, accommodation and local transport make it your first port of call. Hotels And Vacation Rentals (affiliate): For several years in a row Hotels Combined has won travel awards. The meta search engine, owned by Booking, helps you compare hotel deals from various hotel search sites like, …

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Trip Resources: Vienna Guided Tours And Boat Rides

How to further expand your horizon in Wien? For extra insight and human interaction on the ground consider hiring a private guide or joining a guided tour. And since horizons tend to expand on a boat explore a good variety of boat rides on the Danube. Guided Tours GetYourGuide (affiliate): Powered by more than 100 local tour operators and event …

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Trip Resources: Vienna Tickets, City Passes and Discounts

With a little upfront planning quality event tickets and discounts are more likely to become available, and your time Vienna will accommodate a few extra experiences without feeling stretched. Below are the key resources to optimize your stay. Getting Around: Best Apps and City Passes iVie Digital City Guide: If you want an app to guide you through Vienna, iVie …

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Trip Resources: Vienna Food & Drink, And Shopping

Since Vienna’s food and drink culture adds a sizable chunk to its appeal for visitors, being in the right place at the right time matters. Even vegetarians and vegans will find great restaurants in this meat crazy city. As for shopping, I have collected the best tools and resources in town for Austrian fashion, gifts and food to start with. …

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Trains to Vienna: From 7 Cities In 2 to 14 Hours

Visit Vienna: Trains to Vienna

Are there trains to Vienna from London and Paris? How long does the rail journey from Prague or Salzburg to Vienna take? Does the Eurostar stop in Wien? As one of Europe’s main railway hubs, Vienna connects to most major cities via high speed trains.  To plan your trip, get the facts, ticket information and a train connections tool here.  …

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Vienna Tours Self Guided: How To Explore Vienna On Your Own

Vienna Tours self guided: Michaelerplatz passageway in Vienna

Vienna Tours Self Guided. If you are not into guided tours, even self guided trips are easy to do in Wien. As a matter of fact, Vienna is compact, well structured, not overcrowded and has one of the best public transport systems in Europe. On top, you will connect to the city on a truly local level as you will move …

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Vienna Central Station: Our Railway Hub Explained

Vienna Central Station, train

With 5 levels, 12 platforms and 90 shops the city’s main railway hub Vienna Central Station is complex. In German, the train station is called Wien Hauptbahnhof, Wien HBF or Bahnhof City Wien. To get around, see the central station map, Hauptbahnhof’s exact location in Vienna, nearest hotels, restaurants and attractions, and fastest routes to the center and airport below. …

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Vienna Music Festival Guide 2024: Hear Wien

Vienna music festival: Wien Modern, Konzerthaus

[todaysdate format=”F Y”]  What are the best music festivals in Vienna in 2024? While most international visitors flock to classical festivals Vienna, the city also hosts regular music festivals that cater to a wide range of musical genres and preferences. To help you have our ear on the ground I have pulled together a festival guide for my home city: …

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What To Buy In Vienna Austria: Best Classical And Insider Gifts

What to buy in Vienna Austria: Riess enamel set Hirsch

What to buy in Vienna during your trip? If you aren’t into rubber ducks with Mozart wigs, let me share the best quality gifts and souvenirs from my hometown: They range from classical elegant and vintage to real insider objects. What To Buy In Vienna: Top Five Classical Gifts Augarten Porcelain Whether you visit Schönbrunn Palace, an elegant coffeehouse or …

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