Vienna is the type of place that conveys an air of grandeur without being pompous. Lively restaurants serving oversized schnitzels, cozy historic cafes, and an amusement park with a giant Ferris wheel lighten the mood of majestic palaces, Mozart concerts, horse-drawn carriages, and pristine streets — all of which are worth experiencing. So, whether you have a week or more to frolic in Austria‘s capital city or are strapped for time with just a couple of days, we pulled together some can’t-miss attractions, including where to stay, what to see and do, and where to eat.
Where to Stay
Hotel Bristol, which is situated across from the Vienna State Opera, once hosted guests like Theodore Roosevelt and George Gershwin. Nowadays, a well-heeled crowd travels through the 19th-century…