Cheap flights to Vienna
Arguably one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Vienna is a must for anyone who appreciates stunning architecture and fabulous settings. Tourists come to Vienna to experience its famed beauty, its idyllic setting on the River Danube and its vast green spaces that make up over half of the city. We’re not lying when we say Vienna is one of the most architecturally stunning cities in the world. And everywhere you look you’ll see remnants of an imperial past, from imposing Baroque squares to Art Nouveau edifices and, of course, those famous palaces.
A novel way to explore the Austrian capital is by Segway. Join one of the tours run by CitySegway to zip along the monumental Ringstrasse boulevard and take in key landmarks such as the Staatsoper, Hofburg (Imperial Palace), Rathaus and St Stephen's Cathedral. citysegwaytours.com
Stroll past the muses and fountains in the French gardens at Schloss Belvedere. Klimt's The Kiss hangs in the upper palace. The Orangery in the lower palace is exhibiting the sombre works of Albin Egger-Lienz from 7 March to 9 June to mark the WWI centenary in 2014 (27 Prinz Eugen-Strasse, belvedere.at).
Vienna throws itself into a festive vortex at this time of the year, with a flurry of outdoor parties and events. The city swings into summer at the worldly Jazz Festival (17 June
When the mercury rises, the Viennese hop on the U-Bahn to Donauinsel (Danube Island) to swim, cycle, jog, walk, inline skate, boat, or simply hang out at the bars around Copa Cagrana and the Sunken City. If you dare to bare all, there are even dedicated FKK (nudist) areas. donauinsel.at