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Frommer's Vienna & the Danube Valley gives you the complete overview of insider knowledge on where and what to visit in Austria's picturesque and historically rich capital and surrounding countryside.
Packed with detailed, opinionated and honest reviews, this guide gives you the lowdown on what's worth your time and what's not, providing extensive listings of accommodation, attractions and restaurants in both Vienna and various towns along the Danube river, whatever your budget.
Vienna and the surrounding Austrian regions are broken down into chapter sections with itineraries, maps and highlights to help you to plan your stay, according to your timeframe. Explore castles, palaces and museums; discover the best Austrian and Viennese cuisine, including the legendary "Sachertorte"; take trips out of Vienna to the Danube Valley and visit the ancient Austrian "flower town" Tulln or Dürnstein's castle fortress.
Importantly, this guide provides the latest trip-planning advice and money-saving tips and directory of useful contacts to ensure you make the most of your stay in this beautiful and enticing destination at the heart of Europe.
City of music, cafes, waltzes, parks, pastries, and baroque architecture, Vienna became a showplace city under the Hapsburgs and unlike many European capitals, managed to retain its landmarks through two world wars.
Frommer's offers detailed, complete coverage of all the highlights. Rely on us for in depth reviews of attractions and museums, the best accommodations for every taste and budget, the lowdown on the dining and cafe scene, a complete shopper's guide, the best of the performing arts, and more including side trips to nearby Danube River towns and Lake Neusiedl resorts.
Published: March 2011
You need a great map of Vienna to find the sights safely and easily. The Fleximap of Vienna is a great choice. It is laminated for durability and packed with important tourist info.