Vienna is the capital and largest city Austria, located in the north-eastern part of the country. It is a metropolis with a unique charm, energy and atmosphere, the historical center of which is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Vienna is the cultural capital of Europe, a city surprisingly romantic and open, which has preserved its colossal historical heritage. Here, among the spacious imperial squares and luxurious palaces, amazing sights, architectural monuments and masterpieces of art are hidden. Vienna is one of the most popular cities in Europe. The capital of Austria beckons gastronomic aesthetes with its culinary delights and restaurants, fashionistas with its shops, bohemia with theaters, operas, exhibitions and museums. Vienna is considered a city of music and art.

How to get there

The international airport is located in the suburb of Schwechat. Most European airlines and a significant number of intercontinental airlines have direct flights to Vienna. The city can be reached from the airport by S-Bahn (S7) and buses. The most convenient way to get to the center is by nature train (Floridsdorf) to the Wien-Mitte station, and then you need to change to the U3 metro line to the center.

Vienna is one of the largest railway junctions. High-speed trains run from Munich, Budapest, Zurich and Prague. Other destinations: Dusseldorf, Cologne, Frankfurt, Nuremberg, BrnoBratislava.The Austrian capital also enjoys excellent road accessibility.

Practical information

  1. Language - German. Although Austrian German differs from traditional German in terms of pronunciation and morphology.

  2. Currency - Euro.

  3. Time - Central European UTC +1, in summer +2.

  4. There are 23 parks within Vienna.

  5. The main religion is Roman Catholic.

  6. Vienna is one of the safest cities in the world. There are no slums or areas to avoid. You can walk around the capital of Austria anytime and anywhere.

  7. High-quality drinking water is worth mentioning, which is not inferior in quality, and sometimes even surpasses that sold in bottles.

  8. Vienna has an excellent public transport system: metro and commuter trains, trams and buses. There is a single ticket that must be stamped upon entering the metro platform, tram car or bus. Tickets can be purchased from special machines at metro stations and tobacco kiosks.