Category: Things To Do

The Eurovision Song Contest 2015

March 1, 2015

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Strauss statue in Vienna

The annual celebration of lowbrow European culture that is the Eurovision Song Contest is 60 years old in 2015 and is the longest-running TV program in the world.

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Celebrating 150 Years of Vienna Ringstrasse

February 11, 2015

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Vienna has several very important celebrations this year; here’s how the city is marking 150 years of Vienna Ringstrasse and two even older anniversaries.

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A “Big Five” for Vienna’s Museums

February 10, 2015

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Orangerie im Schloss Schoenbrunn

With more than 100 museums in Vienna, travelers can be overwhelmed by trying to decide which ones to visit during their stay. There’s a staggering array of museums devoted to the visual arts alone, but there’s also a schnapps museum, several museums devoted to music, science and natural history museums, a clock museum, there’s even a museum that specializes in snow globes.

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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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