The exquisite capital city of Austria, Vienna is a great holiday destination during the season of autumn. This city offers you a plethora of things to do - such as hiking, walking, exhibitions and abundant festivals to revel in. Versatile, classy and breath-takingly gorgeous, this is the time to visit the charming Vienna.
Walk back in history
Walking in Vienna is like taking a trip down history. Discover this city of timeless elegance by exploring the incredible baroque Schönbrunn and Belvedere Palaces. Spend considerable time taking in the beauty of the spectacular Ring Boulevard and take a look at the heart of the former vast Habsburg Empire, the Imperial Palace. Examples of the city’s illustrious history await on virtually every street corner. We offer some of the best holiday packages to this beautiful city.
Explore the museums
Autumn in Vienna is a fantastic time to visit the museums. It is during this season that the museums showcase legendary artists from different pockets of art history. For example, the Belvedere deals with the topic "Klimt / Schiele / Kokoschka and the Women", the Leopold Museum presents great works of German expressionism in "Farbenrausch” and the Albertina focuses on the famous Norwegian artist Edvard Munch.
Enjoy the colourful outdoors
Autumn is that season of the year which is synonymous to colours. If you love the big outdoors, then Vienna in autumn would please you to no end. Take a walk to the Lainz Game Reserve or to one of the city hiking trails in the Vienna Woods to bask in nature’s glory. The autumn hues bathe the palace façades and lend its colours to the parks in Vienna.
Shopping in Vienna
Vienna is not just a visual treat, but also a shopper’s paradise. If you want to buy international luxury brands, you will find them in exclusive stores in the Old City. Many jewelers and traditional Viennese handicraft businesses are also represented here. Head to Kärntner Strasse, Kohlmarkt or Graben to shop from the luxurious flagship stores.
When you are in Vienna, indulge in the delicious Viennese specialties such as schnitzel and Kaiserschmarrn. Treat yourself to a range of coffees, rich cakes and delectable pastries available from the countless patisseries.
By Neetu George