Tips & Tricks
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 […]
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 […]
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
Vinatrium Cellars (Hauptstrasse 55, Deutschkreutz,) — Not a few wine enthusiasts would live to have this kind of a cellar under their house: high, vaulted ceilings of brick, tastefully renovated and lighted, and – thanks to the state-of-the-art climate control – made into the perfect storage space for veritable treasures. Located an hour south […]
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.
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 Obviously, this zoo was originally made for the Austrian aristocracy, and […]