Interior of the Weikersdorf Castle hotel

Visiting Weikersdorf Castle From Vienna

The lovely Renaissance Weikersdorf Castle is 16.25 miles (26 kilometers) south of Vienna in Baden, an elegant town famous for its spas and manicured public gardens. Visiting Weikersdorf Castle from Vienna gives a luxurious taste of imperial Austria.

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September 2, 2015 by
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Touring Schönbrunner Gardens in Vienna

Vienna’s Baroque Schönbrunn Palace was built as the summer residence of the Habsburg Imperial Family and its sprawling, ornate gardens were opened to the public in 1779, making them the first public park in the world. Touring Schönbrunner Gardens in Vienna easily makes for a day’s sightseeing.

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August 12, 2015 by
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Visiting Mauthausen From Vienna

Mauthausen-Gusen was a cluster of concentration camps located throughout Upper Austria but with the main camp two hours west of Vienna near Linz. Visiting Mauthausen from Vienna is possible as a day trip and essential to understanding Nazi inhumanity during World War II’s Holocaust.

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August 5, 2015 by
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History of the Vienna Boys Choir

The Vienna Boys Choir is one of the oldest — and most famous — youth choirs in existence. But what are the roots of this world-renowned group, clad in fetching sailor suits, and how come it’s still in existence?

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July 8, 2015 by
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Take Viator With You — Download Our Insider’s Guide to Austria

In this guide, we’ve handpicked the very best of what makes Austria so special — both on and off the beaten path — so you can travel like an insider in Austria!

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June 25, 2015 by
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10 Reasons to Visit Vienna in 2015

Vienna had its moment on the world stage in May 2015, with the arrival of the circus of kitsch that is the Eurovision Song Contest, but there is plenty more to come from this magical city of music and dancing this year. Here are 10 good reasons to visit Vienna in 2015.

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June 10, 2015 by
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