Vienna, Austria - Firebird City Guides

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VIENNA AT A GLIMPSE
Vienna Austria is indeed a many-sided capital with an extremely rich legacy. Often referred to as the City of Music it is the place where legendary composers created their masterpieces: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert are among the many luminaries that have worked there.

What is more, the birthplace of Viennese Waltz is the last great capital of the 19 century ball and holds an average of 300 balls each year from January to March in its beautiful palaces. The most popular of them are that in the Hofburg Imperial Palace, the traditional Opernball hosted since 1877 at the fancy Vienna State Opera, the Blumenball famous for its beautiful flower arrangements, and the sweet Zuckerbäckerbal - organized by well-known confectioners.

The historic center of Vienna is a UNESCO World Heritage Site rich in architectural ensembles. Over 3.7 million tourists a year are attracted by its Baroque castles and gardens, as well as the late 19 century Ringstrasse lined with grand buildings, monuments and parks.

Among the popular sites we recommend are:
  • Schönbrunn Palace (a 1441-room Baroque palace and former imperial summer residence)
  • Hofburg Palace (former imperial palace, home to one of the world's largest emeralds)
  • The Belvedere Palace (historic building complex made up of two Baroque palaces)
  • The Kunsthistorisches Museum ("Museum of Fine Arts")
  • Stephansdom (Saint Stephan’s Cathedral)
Moreover, the largest city of Austria hosts many major international organizations and is known for its quality of life and is considered one of the world's most livable cities.

Don’t forget to try the local treats: Vienna is well known for Wiener Schnitzel, a cutlet of veal or pork that is pounded flat, coated in flour, egg and breadcrumbs, and fried in clarified butter.

The city has a long tradition of baking the finest cakes such as the hot Apfelstrudel. To top it all, Vienna is the only capital city to produce its own wine and have vineyards within the city limits.

Discover all the treasures of Vienna - home to the world's oldest Zoo, highest waterfall in Europe - Kriml Falls (1,250 feet), first Ferris wheel in Prater park and legendary people. Visit Vienna the city of music and inventions.

See it on following tours

Cruise  |  Nearest Date:
Oct 04, 2018

12 days

7 cities

5 countries

Prague | Kutna Hora | Regensburg | Salzburg | Vienna | Bratislava | Budapest

Discover the Chech Republic with your private guide, before having the time of your life cruising down the majestic Danube aboard the modern Amadeus vessel. Traverse Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary while enjoying our unique sightseeing program and flawless arrangements. 

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
Jun 15, 2019

10 days

4 cities

3 countries

Prague | Kutna Hora | Vienna | Budapest

Explore the cradle of Europe and discover the history and beauty of the capitals of Czechia, Austria and Hungary in a petite group of travelers.

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

7 days

3 cities

3 countries

Prague | Vienna | Budapest

Set off on a 7-day exploration of the European Golden triangle and enjoy the capitals of the Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary.
Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

10 days

3 cities

3 countries

Prague | Vienna | Budapest

Get an insight of the heritage of three incredible countries and spend 10 days exploring the capitals, castles and palaces. Tour three wonderful cities with our excellent guides and all travel arrangements already taken care of.
Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

7 days

2 cities

2 countries

Prague | Vienna

Immerse yourself in the outstanding beauty, culture and architecture as you make your way from the Czech Republic to Austria in 7 days.
Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

10 days

3 cities

3 countries

Prague | Vienna | Krakow

Discover the highlights of central European towns, boasting authentic historic treasures and luxurious palaces. Enjoy exceptional tours of Vienna, Prague and Krakow, stay in remarkable hotels, leave with beautiful memories!
Cruise  |  Nearest Date:
Apr 06, 2019

12 days

7 cities

4 countries

Prague | Kutna Hora | Vienna | Melk | Linz | Bratislava | Budapest

Cruise European waters from Czechia to Austria, Slovakia and Hungary onboard a high-comfort 5-star ship. Along the way make stops to explore outstanding places on the Danube River with professional local guides such as Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, Durstein, Esztergom and more.
Cruise  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

14 days

11 cities

4 countries

Prague | Kutna Hora | Vienna | Bratislava | Melk | Passau | Regensburg | Nuremberg | Bamberg | Wuzburg | Miltenberg

Board the recently renovated modern Bellejour Ship and experience wonderful Europe during your river cruise on Danube - the second longest river in Europe, after the Volga. Start your trip with quality guided days in Prague and continue exploring Europe.

Cruise  |  Nearest Date:
Oct 05, 2018

11 days

7 cities

4 countries

Munich | Passau | Regensburg | Salzburg | Vienna | Bratislava | Budapest

Start your journey in Munich, and discover the area with your private guide. Then join a cruise on the Danube River from Passau all the way to Budapest. With a small group of travelers, discover major European capitals and quaint places with their unique history.

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

9 days

4 cities

2 countries

Munich | Innsbruck | Salzburg | Vienna

Enjoy the beauty of Germany and Austria! Visit outstanding cities like Munich and Vienna, see the Alps in Innsbruck and discover Salzburg.

Cruise  |  Nearest Date:
Oct 29, 2018

12 days

6 cities

5 countries

Munich | Vienna | Budapest | Bratislava | Linz | Prague

Arrive in Munich and discover the famous Neuschwanstein Castle together with your private guide before you board the modern Amadeus ship to start your unforgettable cruise on the Danube River. Enjoy the best centrally located hotels, outside rever-view cabins and impeccable service throughout the journey.

E.g., Sep 24 2018