One Day in Vienna Itinerary

One Perfect Day in Vienna | Best of Vienna in 24 Hours

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Planning a trip to Austria and only have one day in Vienna? With a well-planned day, you can visit Vienna’s must-see sights, including St. Stephen’s Cathedral and Hofburg Palace, and dine in one or more famous coffee houses. This itinerary is a wonderful mix of must-visit places plus a few memorable dining experiences. In this guide, we provide a detailed …

Best Vienna Cafes

Best Cafés in Vienna: 10 Must-Visit Coffee Houses & Patisseries

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Welcome to Vienna, a city of music, culture, and of course, charming cafés and coffee houses. Dining on elegant Viennese pastries paired with freshly brewed coffee is a quintessential experience for locals and visitors. Join us as we uncover the best cafés in Vienna, from iconic establishments to hidden gems.   A Few Things to Know Before We Get Started …

Vienna Christmas Lights Photos

Christmas in Vienna: Christmas Lights Walking Tour & Festive Things to Do

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From late November through December, Vienna transforms into a holiday wonderland. Festive lights are strung up along this city’s famous streets and small markets pop-up all-over town. Imagine yourself sipping on hot mulled wine, shopping at the markets, and going for a stroll along the brilliantly illuminated streets. These experiences create a memorable Christmas in Vienna. In this guide, we …

Best Vienna Christmas Markets Photo

Vienna Christmas Markets 2024 | Where to Eat, Drink & Shop

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If you have plans to visit Vienna in December, you are in for a holiday treat. The Vienna Christmas markets are some of the best in Europe. In mid-November, Vienna transforms into a magical wonderland. Small markets spring up on famous squares and in front of historic buildings. For sale are holiday gifts, arts and crafts, spiced mulled wine, and …

One Day in Hallstatt

One Perfect Day in Hallstatt, Austria

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Hallstatt is a picture-perfect town in Austria. This was once a quiet place, off of the radar of many European visitors. However, in recent years, Hallstatt has become one of the most popular places to visit in Austria. Spending one day in Hallstatt can be a wonderful experience, there are just some things you should know before you go. This …

One Day in Salzburg

One Perfect Day in Salzburg, Austria (Updated for 2024)

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Nestled in the foothills of the Alps, Salzburg is a compact city that is easy to explore in just one day. It’s the perfect blend of history and culture, being home to Mozart, an ancient fortress, and several Sound of Music sites. With one day in Salzburg, explore the old town, enjoy the view from Hohensalzburg, and visit Mozart’s birthplace. …

Things to do in Innsbruck

8 Great Things to Do in Innsbruck, Austria

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Innsbruck is a colorful, picturesque city nestled in the Austrian Alps. Its biggest draw is its location. Innsbruck sits in a valley and it surrounded by enormous, snow-capped mountains. This is a city with endless views…ride cable cars to the mountain peaks, visit a ski jump, or climb the Town Tower for unbeatable views. With its close proximity to Italy and …

Central Europe Itinerary

10 Day Central Europe Itinerary: Budapest, Vienna, & Prague

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For those who want to tour three of Europe’s great cities, this central Europe itinerary is perfect. Start with Budapest, a gorgeous city known for its thermal baths, unique architecture, and stunning setting along the Danube River. Next, travel to Vienna, a sophisticated city rich in history and culture. End with Prague, the most beautiful of the three cities (in …

Bavaria Itinerary

10 Day Bavaria Itinerary & Road Trip Guide

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Bavaria is the southeast region of Germany, the land of fairytale castles, Oktoberfest, and lederhosen. With the Alps to the south and idyllic towns dotting its hillsides, Bavaria is a beautiful and romantic destination. View the Alps from Germany’s highest peak at Zugspitze, tour crazy King Ludwig II’s storybook castle Neuschwanstein, learn about WWII history in Munich and Berchtesgaden, and …

How to Visit Zugspitze

How to Visit Zugspitze from Germany and Austria

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Zugspitze, Germany’s highest peak (2962 meters), is located in southern Germany on its border with Austria. Visiting Zugspitze is a fantastic half day excursion which can easily be accomplished from both Austria and Germany. How to Visit Zugspitze Austria or Germany? Since Zugspitze sits on the border between Austria and Germany, it can be accessed from both of these countries. …

Garmisch Partenkirchen

How We Spent One Week in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a wonderful small town located in Bavaria, Germany, was our home base for one solid week. From Garmisch-Partenkirchen, we frequently day tripped to Austria, Liechtenstein, and other destinations in Bavaria. Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a great place from which to explore southern Germany.  It is located in the German Alps, just a few miles from the border with Austria, which we …