Tips & Tricks
Wine Tour of Weinviettel-Retz – Weinviettel is Austria’s largest wine-growing region, and is located just northeast of Vienna, and extending towards the country’s border with Czech Republic. The tour outfit “Weinviertel Tourismus GmbH” offers visitors tours of one of the towns involved in the country’s wine production (Retz), which includes tours through the Retz wine […]
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.
WUK (W’hringer Strasse 59, Vienna) – this is a local cultural center that holds a variety of events in the following areas: WUK Theatre, WUK Culture for Kids, WUK Music and visual art. See its website for upcoming events: www.wuk.at
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 Obviously, this zoo was originally made for the Austrian aristocracy, and […]
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 […]
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 […]