Category: Things To Do

Spending the Day at Bergisel in Innsbruck

January 28, 2015

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Spending the day at Bergisel has rapidly become one of Innsbruck’s greatest visitor attractions and it is open all year around (closed Tuesday between November and May).

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Monumental Buildings on Vienna Ringstrasse

January 14, 2015

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Celebrating 150 glorious years of architecture and culture, Vienna’s Ringstrasse is an elegant boulevard lined with Baroque palaces, vast public buildings, splendid churches and matchless art museums. The monumental buildings on Vienna Ringstrasse are putting on special exhibitions and shows in 2015 to honor the anniversary, and several institutions will open for special guided tours.

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Ten Winter Treats in Vienna

December 23, 2014

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Sophisticated Vienna hits high culture in winter, with a repertoire of concerts and society balls; its exceptional art galleries empty and a layering of snow ramps up the city’s romance factor. Wrap up as temperatures fall below freezing, although skies are often sunny and enjoy ten winter treats in Vienna.

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Visiting Innsbruck in Winter

December 3, 2014

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The Austrian Tyrol is at its magical best in winter, with a sparkling shroud of snow and sunshine most days, even though the temperature often drops well below zero. As the region’s main ski resort and most beautiful town, visiting Innsbruck in winter delivers a festive atmosphere and the chance to ski in near-perfect powder.

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Visiting the Historical Palaces of Vienna

November 26, 2014

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Belvedere Palace in the sunshine

Few places in the world are as imposing as the regal Vienna, with its abundance of opulent palaces and elegant architecture, much of it courtesy of the ostentatious Hapsburgs, rules of the Austrian empire for many generations. To witness what it perhaps their most impressive – and, indeed, shameless – display of wealth, there is no other destination than Schönbrunn Palace. Add a visit to Belvedere Palace and a bus tour around the other main sights of the city, and you’re doing well. And you can do it all on the Vienna Historical City Tour with Schönbrunn Palace Visit.

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Sights Along the Danube From Vienna

November 19, 2014

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Sights along the Danube from Vienna include the wine-growing region of Wachau Valley, fabled for its castles and abbeys, as well as the natural beauty of the Nationalpark Donau-Auen.

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