Vienna panorama

Breathtaking Vienna for a longer weekend

Nowadays, idea of a city break is beginning more and more popular in Poland. This is very common concept of travelling in Western Europe. People are choosing short, no longer than 3 days long trips, to one of European metropolis. If you are interested into something like that, you may travel to the Vienna, the capital of Austria.

Mode of transportation

People who are living in the southern west part of Poland can go to the Vienna in couple of hours by bur, train or a car. It is interesting idea, especially if you like to drove. Train is the most costly option, however it could be also the most comfortable. If you like to go there by car you probably should take some others passengers with you on board. Bus is the most common alternative, plenty of different companies are offering transfers to this metropolis. However, if you like to travel for a song in comfortable way you should look for some decent offer in airline company. There are flights to Vienna (www.lot.com) available from many, Polish airports.

Sightseeing

Vienna Nice tripThe trip to this city is an amazing occasion to see some great architecture. Admirers of the Classical style will find in this Vienna a lot of interesting castles, founded according to this epoque. The nearest to the center is Schonbrunn Palace, founded in the late eighteenth century. Especially the interior design in there is amazing. Another, two nice palaces, similar to this are Hofburg and Belvedere. If you like to see any nice church while visiting capital of Austria, go for a trip to the Saint Stephen cathedral, situated in the old town. It is very beautiful, Gothic temple, with amazing, Baroque interior design. Another interesting, Gothic (but Revival) building is the Cuty Hall, designed at the end of the nineteenth century. It is also placed in the old town, place around it is very popular meeting place in Vienna.

Another attractions

This capital has also a lot of nice art galleries. One of the finest is Leopold Museum, the biggest collection of Klimt and Schiele paintings. If you prefer a modern art go to the mumok, astonishing collection of the newest faces in art industry. Vienna was very important place for Secession style, you can see good examples of it in Secession House, designed by Gustav Klimt. If you like to spend some time on a fresh air, you can visit local zoologist garden. It is one of few places in Europe, where you are able to visit the panda bear. Also, do not miss a trip to the Wiener Prater, lovely park, with huge big wheel in the middle of it.