The Austrian capital of Vienna is such a beautiful city. It was home to some of the most famous classical musicians of all time, it has a rich history and the local cuisine is absolutely fantastic. It was the second stop on our interrailing tour last September and it is a city that I would quite happily go back to at any time. Vienna doesn’t have as many tourist attractions as other cities, but there are certainly a few places that every budding traveller should visit!
1. Mozart’s house
With my student card I paid 9 euros to go into Mozart’s famous flat in the city centre. Now I know nothing about classical music or Mozart, but we decided to go and see his old house because it’s one of the main attractions on Vienna’s tourist maps. I left the tour really thrilled as it such a fascinating insight into Mozart’s life. Mozart was quite the character! I totally recommend Mozart’s house; it’s a chance to see how high society lived!
2. Schönbrunn Palace
We didn’t actually get a chance to go inside Schönbrunn Palace because the palace was shutting when we arrived, but even seeing the outside was still pretty amazing. The palace is a gorgeous yellow colour and an absolutely wonderful building. Definitely take the tube to Schönbrunn and visit the palace when you’re in Vienna, it’s a real treat!
3. Vienna’s Old Town
Grab some apful strudel and have a seat in the Old Town when you’re in Vienna. There’s music playing in the streets and the atmosphere is fantastic. The Old Town is full of luxurious shops, adorable restaurants and some really classic architecture.