Travel Blogs from Vienna
Saturday October 30th.
It was a pleasant sunny but cool day.
Following breakfast we walked into the city centre and made our way to the Stephans Platz U-bahn station.
We were planning to visit the palace of Schönbrunn
Schönbrunn Palace is a former imperial 1,441-room Rococo summer residence At the end of the …
Friday October 29th.
Another cool, but sunny day with a little cloud.
We still had time available to further explore Vienna, so we walked along Maria Hilfer strasse, in search of the house where Joseph Haydn's life is celebrated in a museum - Haydn Haus, not too far from the hotel.
At the centre of the exhibition is Joseph …
Thursday October 28th.
It was a cool, but clear day - just ideal for walking around Vienna.
After breakfast we left the hotel, and walked along Maria Hilfer Strasse which would take us into the historic centre.
Along the way we found the Maria Hilfer Church out the front of which is a monument to the composer Joseph Haydn …
Wednesday 27th October.
We arrive at Vienna airport at around 2.00 pm , and took a taxi into the city to our hotel - Kummer hotel, located in the Maria Hilfer strasse.
It was a rather old world hotel, located close to an U bahn station, and within walking distance of the historic centre of Vienna.
We unpacked, and took a …
What a great visit to Vienna. As expected it was very cold but the crowds, food and warm shops all made it a great experience. Our visit to the Hofburg Palace (built 13th century) was amazing. Spent a good 3 hours looking around at the amazing building and former palace of Austrian Royalty. Vienna is a real culture centre. Art galleries abound and …