Mozart lodged and fell in love with his Constanze there. Beethoven had his first lessons under the wing of Mozart there and returned after the death of his mother to live there for the rest of his days. Johann Strauss was born and raised there. Vienna isn’t known as the capital of classical music for nothing. Care to dance a Viennese Waltz anytime soon?
No shortage of sights
Whatever your aim: there’s something for everyone in Vienna. Looking for a new wardrobe? The Mariahilferstraβe is home to all major fashion brands, small boutiques with an Austrian character and cosy cafés for a typical Austrian lunch or a nice cup of coffee and warm apple strudel.
Once you’re all shopped out and ready for some cultural immersion, lose yourself in the world of Sissi and visit one of the palaces this Austrian Empress occupied. Schloss Schönbrunn was Sissi’s summer palace, where you can take a peak into various rooms. The incredible gardens here are the cherry on the cake. Can’t get enough of Sissi? Then visit the Sissi museum, where you’ll even get to see some of her original ball gowns!
If you’re thinking of a romantic Christmas break in December, visit the enchanting Christmas markets and enjoy a steaming cup of glühwein with your loved one!
Musical blood runs throughout the cityscape
It should come as no surprise that Vienna is synonymous with ‘the city of music’. Not only do you get to thoroughly enjoy its various museums and performances yourself, but classical music runs through the very veins of the city. As you criss-cross the city, you’ll come across paving stones in the shape of a star in honour of the many composers Austria has produced.
Flight tickets to Vienna
One thing is clear: Vienna is not only ideal for a weekend break, it’s also a perfect destination for a longer holiday. Either way, you can get there in the blink of an eye: Wizz Air flies direct to Vienna from Eindhoven Airport.