Best things to do and see in Vienna
Vienna, capital of Austria, is one of the most charming cities in central Europe being the second most populous, after Berlin. Crossed by the Danube River that records its main streets, it is located in the easternmost part of the country in the area of the Vienna Forest Valley, the feet of where the imposing Alps mountains stand. It has a unique cultural and artistic legacy, having as principal references Mozart, Beethoven or Sigmund Freud himself. On an architectural level, it stands out for its imposing imperial palaces, especially that of Schönbrunn, which acts as a summer residence for the Habsburgs. In the Museumsquartier district you can admire works by such renowned artists as Egon Schiele or Gustav Klimt.
If you want to know in depth the Austrian capital, it is very advisable to do it together with an official local guide on one of the free tours in Vienna. You can discover not only the essential places, but also its history and all the curiosities that make each corner an exciting adventure. The routes that register the historical center pass through places such as the Schönbrunn Palace, the Hofburg Imperial Palace or the Vienna Cathedral. Without forgetting other points of interest that are also worth visiting such as the Belvedere Palace, the State Opera, the Museum of Art History, the Prater, the Albertina Museum, the Schönbrunn Zoo, the Museumsquartier, the Austrian Parliament, Ringstrasse Avenue, the Church of San Carlos Borromeo or the Museum of Imperial Carriages.
In most opinions about free walking tours in Vienna, the beauty of the tours is usually highlighted, whatever the theme of them. Guided tours in this city in central Europe can be done at any time of the year, although in the colder months you have to go warm. Take the opportunity to try Austrian cuisine as well as the most typical local dishes of the capital. This city have a similar style than Florence, Paris or Rome.
Guided tours near Vienna