JulY 17 – 20, 2024


Vienna is a beautiful city with many things to see and do. Here are our top five recommendations for venturing beside EuroGames:

  • Visit Schönbrunn Palace: Schönbrunn Palace is a magnificent Baroque palace that was once the summer residence of the Habsburgs. Visitors can tour the palace, the gardens (free admission), and the world’s oldest zoo, which is located on the palace grounds.
Foto: Johannes Mändle (unsplash)
  • Stroll around the historic city center: Vienna’s historic city center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is home to many historic landmarks, including St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Hofburg Palace, and the Spanish Riding School.
Foto: Cedric Letsch (unsplash)
  • Attend a concert or opera: Vienna is renowned for its music scene, and attending a concert or opera is a must-do activity. The Vienna State Opera, Musikverein, and Konzerthaus are just a few of the venues that offer world-class performances.
Foto: Bells Mayer (unsplash)
  • Explore the Naschmarkt: The Naschmarkt is a bustling outdoor market that sells everything from fresh produce to international cuisine. It’s a great place to try local specialties, such as Wiener Schnitzel or Kaiserschmarrn.
Foto: Aneta Pawlik (unsplash)
  • Visit the Kunsthistorisches Museum: The Kunsthistorisches Museum is one of the world’s finest art museums, with an impressive collection of paintings, sculptures, and artifacts from around the world. Visitors can admire works by artists such as Raphael, Rembrandt, and Vermeer.
Foto: Rick Govic (unsplash)

Of course, there are many other things to see and do in Vienna, such as visiting the Belvedere Palace (entrance to the palace gardens is free), taking a ride on the Riesenrad Ferris wheel, and enjoying a coffee (try the local Melange) and pastry (try Apfelstrudel or Sachertorte) at one of the city’s many cafes.