Spot Light on Vienna

Vienna, the capital of Austria is a cultural delight for travelers, combining old and new with its abundance of palaces, galleries, concert halls, parks, great places to eat, coffee house culture and of course the ubiquitous river Danube flowing through the city.

Spot Light on Vienna

Vienna, the capital of Austria is a cultural delight for travelers, combining old and new with its abundance of palaces, galleries, concert halls, parks, great places to eat, coffee house culture and of course the ubiquitous river Danube flowing through the city.

With wine production also being a big tradition in Vienna, be sure to visit to one of the famous Heurigers better known as wine taverns, where you can enjoy a glass of locally produced wine and sample traditional Viennese cuisine.

Explore the breathtaking architecture on the Ringstraße, a circular road around the inner city where you can see many historical sites including the The MAK: Museum of Applied Arts Vienna (insert clickable link), Vienna State Opera House, the Austrian Parliament Building, the Österreichische Postsparkasse (postal bank), by Otto Wagner and many more Classical, Gothic and Baroque buildings.

Or consider the origin of classical music at the home of Mozart, Strauss, and Beethoven; while in Vienna, a night of classical music is a must.  Enjoy an evening at the magnificent Kursalon concert hall, built in the 19th century and located on the edge of the city parks.  For upcoming events click below:

Strauss and Mozart Concert: Category A - Yacooba
Enjoy an evening of beautiful classical music in the city that’s synonymous with Europe’s finest composers!

If you want to find out more about the genius of Mozart, who had composed his first opera by the age of 11, head to Mozarthaus, the only preserved home of Mozart left in Vienna.  Here you will be able to find out more about his creative achievements and get a feel for the way he lived his life during the 18th-century.

Mozarthaus Vienna - Yacooba
Explore the only preserved home of Mozart in Vienna. Mozarthaus Vienna showcases the life and work of one of the world’s most famous musical geniuses!

As well as its strong musical links, Vienna is also the birthplace of Gustava Klimt, and artist Egon Schiele spent most of his working life in the city too. You can view the work of these great artists at the Albertina Museum, which is also home to many other masterpieces including works by Monet, Renoir and Picasso.  Its sister museum The Albertina Modern also boasts one of the largest collections of modern and contemporary art in Europe, so why not make a day of it and book a combined ticket here:

Albertina Modern and Albertina Museum - Yacooba
The Albertina Modern has one of the largest collections of modern and contemporary art in Europe. Not bad, considering its big sister, the Albertina Museum, is already one of the top galleries in town. With this combo ticket, you’ll see both!

There are many other museums to explore too, including The Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation, and Vienna's Museum of Illusions where mind-bending exhibits will challenge your perceptions and your senses!

In fact, there is so much to see and do you will want to go back again and again! So why not book your first trip today?