Best known for its classical music, imperial history, astounding architecture and The Sound of Music scenery, visiting Vienna is a culture trip like no other. The city is an enthralling blend of old and new, with old buildings housing contemporary museums. At the same time, some of the latest additions to the architectural landscape include the tallest building in Austria, the striking DC Tower.
Long a travel destination to watch incomparable opera performances at the Wiener Staatsoper, Austria’s capital is now also a trendy city with plenty of modern sights and activities, well worth exploring on holiday. Close by are numerous exciting locations to visit on day trips, making Vienna an excellent choice from which to launch further adventures in Austria.
Why we love holidays in Vienna
Vienna is ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the world. It's equally enjoyable to explore on holiday, any time of the year. During winter, you can go ice skating, sip copious amounts of excellent coffee and savour decadent cakes. In summer there are music concerts, tranquil parks in which to relax, and buzzing nightlife around the Danube Canal. You can also shop for bargains in the flea markets, sample Vienna’s very delicious wine or go to an outdoor cinema. Experience it all when you book a Vienna holiday package with Thompsons Holidays.
Vienna is a year-round destination with fabulous things to do no matter the weather. In the 19th century, Vienna was the centre of art, music and culture in Europe. Not much has changed since then, and this exciting city still offers fabulous cultural attractions. Activities abound in Vienna, from exploring its history and classical music roots to shopping in chic fashion boutiques.
Tourist attractions like Salzburg’s Museum of Modern Art are the benchmark for the continent’s contemporary art scene. The food is delicious, and the cakes and desserts have only improved over the years. Enjoy a sliver of something decadent in a Viennese coffee house.
Places to visit in Vienna
If you love people-watching, music, impressive buildings, markets, street art, and fabulous food, you’ll enjoy travelling to Vienna. Whether you’re just visiting the city to explore or are using Vienna as a stopover as part of your European tour. Vienna is known as the city of music and the city of dreams. You can make all your dreams come true on holiday in Vienna with a travel package from Thompsons Holidays.