Vienna is one of the most stunning cities in Europe. The capital of Austria is famous for its imperial palaces, grand buildings and beautiful gardens, tiny cobbled alleys and cozy cafes. By renting a car, you can recognize Vienna from the other side – bright, avant-garde and unconventional.
What to expect from the trip?
Tourists on rental cars in this city are waiting for the pearls of classical music because the Vienna Opera is one of the largest venues in the world for opera and ballet performances. Gourmets will delight local restaurants and markets that offer delicious food prepared according to old recipes. Arriving in Vienna, you can count on amazing and unforgettable impressions.
Once in this fabulous city, you want to see everything and go everywhere. To do this, simply contact the car rental company. You can find them both on site and on the Internet. The second option will allow without haste to choose the right car for rent and significantly save on services.
The main sights of Vienna
The capital of Austria has always played an important role at different stages of European history due to its location in the center of Europe. This was the reason that the city has a huge number of impressive buildings, monuments, and parks. Car rental will allow you to see with your own eyes the following attractions: the
- Vienna Opera. The most impressive building on the Ringstrasse and the world famous opera house. It has 567 rooms of different capacities. Spectators can watch daily opera performances, ballet shows, sometimes concerts and once a year a traditional New Year’s performance. The Vienna Opera Ball is attended by VIPs from around the world. For 9 euros you can take a tour and walk through the halls and get closer to the stage, where Maria Callas, Anna Netrebko, Luciano Pavarotti, and Placido Domingo performed.
- Belvedere Palace. Built in baroque style, this complex is a harmonious combination of architectural brilliance, landscaped gardens and fresco halls.
- Stephen’s Cathedral. On the colorful mosaic roof of this temple took 230 000 pieces of glazed tiles, which flickers in the sun like a jewel. This is especially well seen from the observation deck, which is located in the North Tower.
- Imperial Palace Hofburg. The former residence of the Habsburgs, which is more than 600 years old, today is a kind of multi-complex, which houses museums and ministries, a chapel and a large baroque library. The building has 1441 rooms. This UNESCO World Heritage site offers many excursions to the stunning apartments that were once occupied by the Habsburgs in the summer palace.
Shopping and the tale of Vienna
Vienna with its charming antique boutiques, luxury studios, and lively markets are also an ideal place for shopping. Tourists bring luxurious local delicacies, coffee, chocolate, jams from Vienna. Bags and accessories from fabric and leather are in great demand. From generation to generation, local craftsmen pass on the secrets of hats.
The ideal place for shopping in the center of Vienna is the Kärntnerstraße pedestrian zone. This is a combination of traditional inexpensive shops and stylish flagship stores of international companies.