Tips & Tricks
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.