Vienna is the largest city in Austria, and its capital. It lies towards the east of the country adjacent to the Danube River. Vienna is considered to be the City of Music because of its association with musical greats such as Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert listing as its residents. It was also the home of Sigmund Freud and thus, it is also considered to be the City of Dreams. Vienna tourism has increased greatly in recent years with millions of visitors arriving to the city every year.
Vienna is in north eastern Austria and the city spans both sides of the Danube river. The climate here is oceanic that borders on humid subtropical. This means that summers are warm to hot which is when most Vienna tours take place. However, winters are quite cold and dry with a possibility of snowfall.
Vienna is a popular spot with tourists for the wealth of attractions it has to offer, be it gorgeous palaces with stunning Baroque architecture, beautiful museums, lovely public parks and of course, the Vienna State Opera House. Vienna tourism takes the top spot with people striving to visit the Schönbrunn Palace, or the Belvedere Palace which is renowned for its art collection.
Vienna is also famed for its delicious food, more specifically cakes and desserts that are complex and mouth-watering. The 16th century Naschmarkt has more than a 100 food and vintage stalls along with restaurants where you can get a bite to eat. Other things to see are the Karlskirche, an 18th century domed cathedral and the Museum of Natural History.
If you’ve decided you want to go on a Vienna tour, then the best packages for your needs are available at the SOTC website. Don’t forget to take a look.