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Augarten Palace

Augarten Palace (Obere Augartenstrasse 1, Vienna) – in existence since 1718, this palace has actually been a manufacturing facility for Augarten porcelain. Combining sophisticated craftsmanship, artistic design and the latest techniques, Augarten uniquely blends time-honored tradition with contemporary art. The finest porcelain is still produced and painted by hand here. Take a guided tour of […]

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Café Central

Café Central (17 Herrengasse, Vienna) – this café, which is a fixture of the city for well over 100 years, is located within the Palais Ferstel (with famed historical figures like Freud, Lenin and Trotsky) and is best-known for serving the best, flakiest strudels in Vienna. Visitors come here because of the café air of […]

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Austrian Dinner Show

Austrian Dinner Show (Rathausplatz 1, Wiener Rathauskeller, Vienna) — A musical journey from the mountains of Tirol, the charming lakes of the Salzkammergut, and from the romantic Danube Valley to imperial Vienna awaits the visitors of the “Austrian Dinner Show”. Traditional folklore tunes and colorful dances, a spirited “Landler“ from the Alps, romantic arias from […]

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Donauzentrum

Donauzentrum (Wagramerstrasse 81, Vienna) – a.k.a. “Danube Centre” and located near downtown Vienna, this is a shopping mall which, like Shopping City Süd, offers a variety of retailers, along with eateries, electronics stores, supermarkets, bars and restaurants.

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Babenberger Passage

Babenberger Passage (Burgring 3 / Babenbergerstrasse 1, Vienna) — Babenberger Passage, better known simply as Passage, is located directly underneath the Ring, the street that encircles Vienna’s inner district. It was originally built as a pedestrian underpass linking the national art history museum and the Hofburg Palace merely to ease the flow of traffic. That […]

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CAR RENTALS

CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Vienna: Avis Rent a Car +43 1 5876241 Easy Motion: +43 664 1979510 Europcar: +43 1 8661611 Hertz: +43 1 5128677 SIXT: +43 810 977424 Union Car: +43 1 799 4411

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Albertina Museum

Albertina Museum (Albertinaplatz 1, Vienna) — this museum has a large collection of over a million prints and 60,000 drawings that originally established by Duke Albert of Saxony-Teschen (a son-in-law of Empress Maria Theresia) in 1776. That collection includes famed pieces like Dürer’s “Hare” and his “Hands folded in prayer”, Rubens’ studies of children and […]

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About Austria

The landlocked country of Austria (bordered by Germany and Czech Republic to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland & Liechtenstein to the west), is best-known for being one of Europe’s great cultural destinations. With the country now known as Austria being occupied by various Celtic […]