Category: Vienna

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A Window to the World: Join the Wiener Festwochen

The Wiener Festwochen is an annual arts and culture festival in Vienna that is traditionally held for five weeks in May and June. The festival was first held in 1951 and has since developed into one of the most important international art festivals. And did you know that the very first “Festwochen events” were held […]

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Boards that mean the world: Cheap tickets for the Viennese theaters

Anyone who likes opera or theater knows: it’s not cheap. But if you’re smart, you also know that with a little luck and spontaneity, you can get remaining tickets for little money at Vienna’s major theaters. There are great offers, especially for students and young adults. We’ll show you how to get into Vienna’s theaters […]

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Easy breathing and gentle stretching in Vienna

Is your neck tense, your back aching and you’re stressed? A yoga class could bring a little happiness into your everyday life – even on vacation or during a stay abroad in Vienna, you don’t have to give up your regular yoga practice. The city offers a variety of  studios and programs that allow you […]

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Get in shape in Vienna

As the warmer months approach, inviting us to unveil our summer wardrobe and dream of relaxing on the beach, the pursuit of fitness becomes more than just a routine – it becomes a journey towards self-confidence and health. Vienna, with its wealth of fitness options, is a beacon for anyone looking to sculpt, stretch and […]

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Summit conquerors by train from Vienna

Even if winter isn’t over yet and the temperatures are sometimes still in the single digits: The first warm rays of sunshine are a joy to our spirits and make us want to get moving. So if your hiking boots are tingling – you want to plan a wonderful weekend excursion that takes you to […]

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Veganuary: Plant based through Vienna

Embrace the green side of Vienna this Veganuary! Austria’s capital, renowned for its rich culture and history, offers a surprisingly diverse array of vegan delights. From cozy cafes to trendy eateries, Vienna indulges its visitors with a plethora of options, proving that vegan dining doesn’t mean compromising on taste. Let’s go with us through the […]

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Spooky Insights: Eerie Places in Vienna

Traveling to Vienna, you will notice the city’s hidden attractions in its haunting museums and gloomy corners. Discovering eight spine-inducing locales, ranging from the Foltermuseum to the Friedhof der Namenlosen, provides an enthralling glimpse into Vienna’s chilling past and intriguing stories. So let’s go! Torture Museum The Viennese Torture Museum, situated in an old air-raid […]

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It’s teatime in Vienna: Unique Spots for Tea Lovers

Vienna has a strong coffee tradition rooted in its culture. However, a hot cup of tea is called for when unwinding and enjoying the beautiful scenery. The city has numerous stylish tea salons and houses where tea is more than just a drink. Tourists or locals can experience tea’s special taste, diversity, and enjoyment. This […]

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Viennese Rhapsody: A New Year’s Eve Experience in Vienna

In Vienna, every New Year’s Eve is something special. Whether you’re in the city for just a day or two or for a longer visit, you’ll find a very traditional observance of New Year’s Eve in the city. The magnificent Austrian capital attaches great importance to tradition, as does the city of Vienna itself. You’ll […]

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The big opening: Vienna Christmas Markets

There is hardly any other time of year in Vienna that shines as much as it does around Christmas! When the first snowflakes fall and the whole city is shrouded in dim fairy lights, we love to stroll straight to the Vienna Christmas markets. As gingerbread and speculoos boxes in the supermarket are always a […]

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Steps to starting your studies in Vienna

This blog post is aimed at prospective students with a school-leaving certificate from a non-EU/EEA country who would like to study for a bachelor’s or diploma degree at the University of Vienna. Would you like to study at the University of Vienna? First, carefully read the content, the admission procedure and the various deadlines (application […]

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Reasons why Vienna is actually the most liveable city

“The Economist” has voted Vienna the most livable city for the second time. Why the study gets it right. It doesn’t get any better than this: With 99.1 out of 100 points, the Austrian capital has won the “Economist Intelligence Unit Ranking” of the most livable cities in the world for the second year in […]

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Experience Vienna’s history up close

Vienna is a city with a rich history and culture. It is known for its grand buildings, historical sites and vibrant music and art scene. Like any city, there are places in Vienna that once existed and are now gone. On this tour, we’ll go on a treasure hunt and discover some of these lost […]

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The best places for beer fans in Vienna

Raise your cups! Or better yet: your glasses! It is of course up to you what you sip your cool blond from. In any case, we will show you some great beer bars and exciting places for beer fans in Vienna and also serve a few exciting historical facts as a side dish. Cheers! Beer […]

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The best bars for fancy spritzers in Vienna

The best bars for fancy spritzers in Vienna

“Bring the wine spritzer!” You can only toast to the most frequently quoted statement by our former mayor, Michael Häupl. To make everyday life a little more colourful and enjoy the spring-like temperatures, we tell you where you can get particularly unusual spritzers in Vienna. Wine spritzers are always a good idea, whether spring, summer, […]

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