Travel Blogs from Vienna
... enjoyed seeing all the beautiful rooms and hearing about the royal family, especially Empress Elizabeth of Austria! All her life she was a caged bird and she just wanted to be free, but being the Empress that was not feasibly an option for her. She was only 15 when she got married (which was much too young) therefore she never got a childhood of her own and was never able to be there for her husband or her children.
She also had unreasonably long ...
... visit to a Schnapps distillery and 5 or 6., Schnapps later we drove into the heart of the city for a walk around to view some of its famous landmarks like the Hofburg palace (the winter palace of the Habsburgs, the Albertina museum, the impressive St Stephen's Cathedral and plaza, numerous other buildings too many to name, the stables of the famous Spanish Riding School with ...
... to drop off our car at the airport was a breeze for experienced travellers Beaver and Slug, however we had to do some hasty re packing in the car park because we had too much to carry. Our hotel was right in the heart of the city , so after check in Beaver took Slug on a whirlwind tour of Vienna. Slug felt instantly comfortable in the city, just as Beaver said he would. As we had overdosed on all food Austrian, we decided to dine on Italian. What an inspired decision. It ...
... his unusual brogue for posterity!) . This included the magnificent Old Town Square with astronomical clock (all watching the 12 apostle puppets circling on the hour - not sure we can upload the video clip) and the Charles Bridge this time in daylight.
Free time allowed us to look inside one of 2 St Nicholas churches with huge candelabra
and to enjoy lemon tea at a coffee house on the square (still not ...
... the cathedral in light, going to Stadtpark to see the Strauss statue and ending off the evening with a classical music concert that showcased composers that lived in Austria, ballet and opera. It was a very touristy set up but still quite interesting. Day Three We decided to cut short our last day in Vienna. It was a pretty, historic town but not super exciting so we thought we would add in another stop to our trip. We left Vienna to catch a train to go to Bratislava, Slovakia for the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Zipser Vienna
Ruime kamer, met terras, met zicht op de zeer ruime binnentuin.
's Morgens eten we in de zeer moderne ontbijtruimte. Dankzij de spiegels en de planten heb je niet het gevoel dat je in de kelder ontbijt.
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