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Vienna— 2 nights
City of Dreams
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.Historic Center of Vienna and St. Stephen's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: stroll through Schonbrunn Palace, browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, contemplate the long history of St. Mary's on the Bank (Maria Am Gestade), and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum).
For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vienna driving holiday planner.
If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Vienna International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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4 days in Vienna SEE PLAN January, culture, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Vienna BY A USER FROM POLAND April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium