– a kiss changes the world
2012 will be dedicated to Gustav Klimt. Gustav Klimt was a painting genius and pioneer of the Modern era around 1900. Most of his life he lived in Vienna. Klimt revolutionized the art of painting and his works continue to fascinate to this day. His best known painting “The kiss” can now be seen at the Vienna Belvedere. In 2012 he would have celebrated his 150th birthday. Many museums in Vienna use this as an occasion and present special exhibitions.
Our special suggestion is the Klimt Villa in the 13th district of Vienna. Until his death he had his studio there.
Here is a list of all the exhibitions of next year!
Sources:Vienna- Now or Never
On the 26th of October Austria celebrates its national holiday. This bank holiday reminds of October 26th 1955 when the Austrian national council voted for the country’s declaration of neutrality.
Vienna’s Rathausplatz will change its face once again this year and become stage to the famous circus Roncalli. Celebrating its 35th birthday next year the circus will stay in Vienna from September 13th to the 20th of October and will host an extraordinary show to pay tribute to its anniversary. There will be exciting artistry and breathtaking acrobatics with artists from Brasil to Russia and from Spain to England.
Do you like to take long walks? Then we have something of interest for you: Did you know that there are guided walks through Vienna’s city centre?
Here are some of their advantages over sightseeing tours by bus:
On the 22nd of July 2011 – beware! – Bon Jovi live in Ernst Happel Stadion-Vienna! Once more Bon Jovi is going to rock the stadion of Vienna with one of his legendary concerts and shows.
…in Vienna’s public transport network
Since some of the buses cruising Vienna, will soon have to be replaced, Vienna’s public transport company Wiener Linien is looking for new, environmentally friendly and sustainable, replacements. In the next couple of weeks several models of electric buses will be tested in the city centre. Buses number 3A and 2A are currently new electro buses operated by battery, made by the Italian company Rampini. The buses fit up to 44 passangers.
On April 27th 2011 we picked the winners who had participated in our drawing for a free weekend at our Boutiquehotel Stadthalle. We had collected around 300 guest feedback questionnaires over the past months and the lucky hand of our colleague picked a winning questionnaire. Our guests: E+M. Flößer from Germany are the happy couple that won a free weekend: 2 overnights for 2 people in a double room with garden view; including breakfast!
So, you see, not only do we appreciate our guests’ valued responses, it can also be worth the while to take 5 minutes of your time and let us know what you think.
This weekend is the weekend of the 28th Vienna City Marathon. 30,000 participants, 100 nations, UN to Heldenplatz. These are the hard facts. This year’s Vienna City Marathon’s theme is:“MaraDonne”, focusing on women and running.
Nouvelle Vague, the well-known French band, stayed at Boutiquehotel Stadthalle last week. The band is currently touring through Europe and stayed with us during their 2-day-break. Their next stops include: France, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Belgium and Germany.
“Hands on, minds on, hearts on!” is the idea of Vienna’s children’s museum ZOOM. Interaction is what makes learning an individual and a creative process.
On 1,600 m2 the museum offers various exhibitions, suitable for children of different age groups.