Travel guide to Vienna

Facts

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Local name
Vienna
Inhabitants
1,606,843
Timezone
When it is 12:00 in Great Britain it is 13:00 in Vienna

Best time to visit

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Vienna can be visited year round. Both summer and winter offers a great variety of musical arrangements and plays.

Literature

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Fodor's Vienna and the Danube Valley Lonely Planet Vienna

Culture and entertainment

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Vienna is known as a city of music all over the world. Musical arrangements and music festivals are being held year round in the city and many operas are performed as well. On a visit to Vienna it is almost imperative to go and see a play. The theatre is where the very soul of Vienna can be encountered.

Accommodation / Hotel

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Hotels, camping-sites and boardinghouses can all be found in Vienna. Hotels can be found at any price-range and it is recommendable to make reservations well ahead. The boardinghouses in Vienna are often run by families and have a very nice atmosphere. Book your hotel in Vienna here

Local transport

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Taxi

In Vienna the taxis can be found at designated taxi stands. A lot of the taxis have meters but some drivers insist on set fares. There is a small extra fee for large bags and suitcases.

Other transport

Vienna has a subway (U-bahn) and trams. A ticket is valid for an hour and can used in both the U-bahn and on the trams.
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