The Donauinsel is a small island in the Danube river, which resulted when the river was regulated in the last century. Today it is a paradise for cyclists, joggers, inline skaters as well as locals who just want to hang out and slow down from the hectic city life. Tourists can rent a bike and take…
"Die Insel" (the island) is the heart and soul of "real" Vienna: go for a walk, grab a bicycle, float in the river, visit the city's working sheep, enjoy a BBQ, spot a stork or a beaver, watch the sunset, go iceskating, have a beer... There's nothing you can't do on the Danube island, and -if you're…
The Danube Island – a Recreational Paradise! Bathing, boating, cycling, skating, beach volleyball – or treating yourself to a picnic as a rest from sightseeing: A visit to the Danube Island promises fun, action and relaxation for the entire family.
the danube island is a very long island that goes through whole Vienna, you can take a run or a walk on the Island
“Our amusement park called Wiener Prater is definitely a must see, not only for families but for everyone. Especially a ride on our landmark called Wiener Riesenrad/Vienna Giant Ferry Wheel. ”
“At the end of the seventeenth century Emperor Leopold I commissioned the Baroque architect Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, who had received his training in Rome, to design an imperial hunting lodge for his son, Crown Prince Joseph, later to become Emperor Joseph I. Replacing the château de plaisance built on this site for the dowager empress Eleonora of Gonzaga in 1642, it was to grow into a palatial imperial residence over the course of the eighteenth century. The park at Schönbrunn Palace was opened to the public around 1779 and since then has provided a popular recreational amenity for the Viennese population as well as being a focus of great cultural and historical interest for international visitors. Extending for 1.2 km from east to west and approximately one kilometre from north to south, it was placed together with the palace on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1996.”
“The Kunsthistorisches Museum aka KHM is one of the top art historic museums worldwide. It dates back to the private art collections of the Habsburg family. It features Egyptian, Roman and Greek collections as well as paintings from masterminds like Tizian, Rubens, Rürer and many more. ”
“invites you to try all kinds of delicious specialties, vienna's most famous market”