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Late Summer in Vienna (4)

We have already reported great late summer activities in Vienna and also informed you about the international year of sustainable tourism. As this topic is really near and dear to us, we wanted to introduce a particularly beautiful hiking path this week, where you will get totally in harmony with nature - completely in line with sustainable tourism. And which point of time would be more ideal for a hiking trip than september, when the temperatures become a little bit fresher again, but the sun still bathes everything in a warm light? The Sisi circular path The Sisi circular path leads you on the trail of the empress for one and a half hours through the Vienna Woods. Therefore, you should optimally start at the centre of the market town Kaltenleutgeben and from there you proceed towards the Eiswiese where you will also find a great children’s playground. Subsequently, you will arrive at the baroque parish church of St. Jacob and thereupon to the Eisstockplatz where you should keep on the right. Because then, you will reach the imperial path from where you can enjoy a truly royal view over the little town. And afterwards, the route progresses over the [...]

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Late Summer in Vienna (3)

After we have already introduced the Wine Hiking Day in our last article, we will continue properly with great late summer activities! “Angschlagen is!” - with these words the annual Vienna Wiesnfest is opened on the Kaiserwiese at the Prater. From September, the 21st to October, the 8th it is time for Austrian beer, good middle-class delicacies, traditional brass music and garb, of course! Here, you will learn everything about the Vienna Wiesnfest: Brass music and live concerts The smell of succulent grilled chicken, thereto the sound of traditional music and Austrian dialect and the sight of sturdy lederhosen and fashionable dirndls - this scenario makes native hearts leap for joy. But also guests in Vienna will not be able to resist the taste of the delicious beer and the crispy pretzels. The cozy Viennese sociability leaves nobody cold and within no time, everybody will sway to the excellent music together. However, as traditional and down-to-earth the Wiesnfest might be, at the evening, things are really heating up! In three party tents you can dance until midnight and if you still do not have enough after that, you can continue partying in one of five Alpine chalets of wood waste [...]

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Late Summer in Vienna (2)

Last week, we have already invited you to a romantic fullmoon boating on the Old Danube. But we have also announced that Vienna still has much more to offer, especially in September. The international appreciated Viennese wine culture can be experienced perfectly on a mild late summer’s day, for instance. This is even fun for the whole family, because also the kids will find their highlights, of course! Vienna Wine Hiking Day Truly unique for a major city, Vienna possesses more than 700 hectares of wine-growing areas - the green vegetated gardens and hills form a wonderful setting. This scenery can be perfectly explored at the traditional Wine Hiking Day. On September, the 30th from 10 to 18 o'clock you will get the chance to discover the popular Viennese wine culture on three different trails with a total distance of 25 kilometres at first hand. The most beautiful route comprises approximately ten kilometres and proceeds from Neustift over the vineyard Cobenzl to Nussdorf and rewards you with breathtaking viewpoints over the city and the Danube. Moreover, numerous vintners offer samples of their delicious wines in their traditional taverns along the way to sweeten your hike. You recognise them by the [...]

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Late Summer in Vienna (1)

Summer comes to an end, the nights get longer, the hot temperatures become more pleasant again. Time for using the last rays of sunshine before the dull grey of autumn sets in! And where could you make more out of the last beautiful days of the year than in Vienna? Whether on a short city trip over the weekend with friends or on a late summer vacation with the whole family, our city has to offer quite a bit, especially in september! Romantic full moon boating on the old Danube To those of you who want to enjoy the Indian Summer to the full with their partner, for example, we can entrust the romantic boat trip on the old Danube. This would be extraordinarily beautiful in a mild summer’s night in the bright shine of a full moon, of course. Sounds too good to be true? Not with the famous full moon boatings where various boat renters extend their opening hours just for you. Whether by rowing, electric or pedal boat, they offer something for everyone! And in order that really nothing is missing on the nocturnal trip, you even get a bottle of Prosecco for free. You totally feel [...]

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Summer Night Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra 2017

After we have informed you about cultural events like the Film- or the Pop Festival in recent weeks, we did not want to withhold this very special gem from you: next Thursday, on May the 25th, the annual mega event will take place! From 20:30 o’ clock, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra invites you to the Summer Night Concert in the castle garden of Schönbrunn Palace under the open sky! In other words: the admission is free, in order that everybody can enjoy the stunning music! We reveal all the important details: What is offered? Aside from the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, also internationally known stars like conductor Christoph Eschenbach and soprano singer Renée Fleming are represented to guarantee entertainment at the highest stage! The motto of this year’s Summer Night Concert is literally magical: “Fairy tales and Myths” determine the programme. So, you can feel like the Sleeping Beauty or Cinderella, the perfect location therefore is already offered! But also fans of Harry Potter will get their money’s worth when the popular “Hedwig’s Theme” is played, for example. Get enchanted under the starlit sky! You will find the whole concert programme here. Organisational Matters The concert will take place between the [...]

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