Vienna - the city of art and culture! Discover Vienna’s famous sights and best-kept secrets away from the madding crowds!
The Vienna State Opera, the “first building on the ring road” is one of the world’s most famous opera houses. Explore the Opera House on a backstage tour or attend a performance of an opera, operetta or the ballet.
Information, schedule and tickets: www.wiener-staatsoper.at
Every year, a number of events take place in and in front of the Town Hall: From January to March the Town Hall Square and Park is transformed into the world’s most beautiful ice-rink, in summer there is Vienna’s biggest open air cinema with extensive gastro-mile, From November, the Advent Market supplies that Christmas feeling.
Vienna’s best-kept secret is the Orpheum in the 22nd district with its art nouveau hall. The programme is a colourful mix of cabaret, music, readings, concerts and much, much more.
Information, schedule and tickets: www.orpheum.at
Three museum attractions guarantee an historically-authentic insight into courtly tradition and everyday life The authentic imperial apartments, the sensitively designed Sisi Museum and the Silver Chamber as a comprehensive collection of imperial artefacts.
About the Hofburg: www.hofburg-wien.at
The 12th century, Gothic-style Stephansdom cathedral houses Europe’s second biggest free-swinging, functioning church bell, as well as a number of valuable altars and side-chapels and the cathedral treasury. One of Vienna’s most famous shopping streets, Kärntner Strasse, is just a few metres away.
Everything about the Stephansdom: www.stephansdom.at