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Though Vienna has something to offer in each season of the year, here is a guide to the climatic conditions in Vienna during various seasons: Spring: Starting in late March, this season is characterized by very brief and summer-like weather which sets in before the trees have had time to grow back their leaves. Summer: The climatic conditions are warm and pleasant in Vienna during summer. Weather in June is moderate and sunny with a light summer windy breeze. In July and August, there are some hot and humid days where it reaches 35°C (95°F). The summer months of June, … Continue reading

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Vienna, the capital and the largest city of Austria also happens to be its cultural, economic, and political centre. There are various heritage buildings to be seen in this vibrant city and one of them is the St. Stephen’s Cathedral which is the mother church of the Archdiocese of Vienna and the seat of the Archbishop of Vienna, Christoph Cardinal Schönborn, OP. The church displays Romanesque and Gothic style and stands on the ruins of two earlier churches, the first being a parish church consecrated in 1147. The cathedral holds pride in hosting many important events in that nation’s history … Continue reading

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One of the top tourist attractions in Vienna is the Albertina museum which is home to one of the largest and most important print rooms in the world with approximately 65,000 drawings and approximately 1 million old master prints, as well as more modern graphic works, photographs and architectural drawings. The museum holds permanent exhibitions on two significant collections of Impressionist and early 20th century art, as well as frequent temporary exhibitions too. The original building was taken over by Duke Albert of Saxen-Teschen who used it as his residence and later brought his graphics collection there from Brussels. The … Continue reading

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When in Vienna, hiking tempts all those who love adventure and sports. The city of Vienna has many hiking trails running for over 500 kilometers, mostly through the Vienna Woods on the edge of the city or through Vienna’s local recreation areas. Each trail has added attractions in the form of service areas, restaurants and heurige along with benches and tables at picturesque viewpoints. Some of the best hiking trails of Vienna are: The 11 kilometer-long City Hiking Trail 1 begins at the terminus of tram line D in Vienna’s heurige town of Nussdorf and leads you to the Vienna … Continue reading

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Vienna is a splendid city full of culture and endless sightseeing opportunities. It attracts tourists from all over the globe and is certainly worth a visit. The Viennese culture is known all over the world for its finesse and class. Here are a few places which you must visit if you ever make a trip to Vienna. Tiergarten Schönbrunn(Vienna zoo) – this is located very close to the palace in Schönbrunner Schlossstrasse. This zoo built in the mid-18th century has a wide range of animals kept within it. Children are especially fascinated by its animals. This is another place you … Continue reading