Tips & Tricks
Montesino Casino (Guglgasse 11, Vienna) – this is a card game casino which emphasizes poker games (e.g. “texas hold’em”, and “seven card stud”). Various poker tournaments (such as “World Poker Tour”) are also held here.
Mountain Hiking Expeditions (Austrian Alps) – “Trekking Austria” provides hiking tours of the Austrian Alps – just 1 ½ hours outside of Vienna. An experienced multilingual hiking guide is on hand to show participants the accessible and beautiful mountain range of Upper Styria and Lower Austria. Some of these tours are done with snowshoes. For […]
Prater (Prater 9, Vienna) — this is a large public park, located within Vienna’s 2nd district. The Vienna Prater is entertaining and exciting, but it can also be relaxing and quiet. One part of it contains attractions ranging from a nostalgic merry-go-round to an ultra-modern roller coaster. In the other area, known as the “Green […]
Tiergarten Schoenbrunn Zoo (Maxingstrasse 13B, Vienna) – founded in 1752, this is the oldest existing zoo in the world. Many give this zoo good ratings for the space it provides for many of the animals showcased here, and the conditions that they’re kept in. Obviously, this zoo was originally made for the Austrian aristocracy, and […]
Millennium Tower Run-Up (Millennium Tower, Handelskai 94-96, Vienna) — this tower running event in Vienna takes place in Austria’s tallest building, the 171-meter-high Millennium Tower. The starting point is in the “Millennium City” shopping and entertainment centre. The finish line is on the tower’s outdoor terrace on the 48th floor. Runners are let off the […]
Weinherbst Niederösterreich (Lower Austria) — the entire region of Lower Austria (just east of Vienna) swells to the rhythms of the grape harvest, as Europe’s largest wine tourism festival, fans its way through several wine regions including the Wachau, Krems, Carnuntum, Klosterneuburg and the Thermal region. This month-long wine festival, which takes place annually from […]