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June 1-4 | Vienna, Austria

Mastering embolization

June 1-4 | Vienna, Austria

Mastering embolization

June 1-4 | Vienna, Austria

Mastering embolization

June 1-4 | Vienna, Austria

June 1-4 | Vienna, Austria

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Day trips from Vienna

While Vienna boasts undeniable charm, its surrounding areas offer equally captivating experiences worth exploring. If you’re extending your stay in Vienna after ET 2024 concludes, we have some exciting day trip options you may want to consider!

The wonderous Wachau

Wachau Valley is a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its stunning landscapes and world-class wines. This picturesque region along the Danube River is perfect for those who appreciate nature, fine wine, and history. For cyclists, there is a designated bike path along the river that reaches all the way to Vienna (and even goes beyond to Budapest).

Check out some highlights from the area:

Melk Abbey

Melk Abbey is a Baroque masterpiece perched high above the Danube. This Benedictine abbey boasts opulent architecture, stunning frescoes, and one of the world’s most beautiful libraries.

Dürnstein

The village of Dürnstein is famous for its striking blue church tower and the ruins of the castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned.

Vineyards

The Wachau Valley is renowned for its Grüner Veltliner and Riesling wines. There are local wineries scattered around the valley which offer wine tastings.

Danube River Cruise

To fully appreciate the valley’s beauty, take a leisurely cruise on the Danube, passing terraced vineyards and medieval towns along the way.

City trips

Bratislava

A mere 80 km from Vienna, Bratislava offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and modernity. As the capital of Slovakia, it is a compact and walkable city with plenty to see and do. The city is easily reached by bus, train, or even boat via the Danube.

Eisenstadt

Eisenstadt, which is approximately 60 km from Vienna, is a must-visit for music lovers and history buffs alike. The small town is closely associated with the composer Joseph Haydn and offers several significant cultural attractions including the Esterházy Palace, Palace Park, Haydn House, and Bergkirche (Hayden Church). The city and its attractions are easily reachable by train.

Baden bei Wien

Baden bei Wien has been renowned for its thermal springs since the Roman times and was used as an imperial summer residence during the Habsburg empire. Today the city offers the Römertheme sauna and bathing complex, a quaint city centre, and the Kurpark, which is a historic park and rose garden.

For nature lovers

Neusiedler See

Neusiedler See is Europe’s second-largest steppe lake with an average depth of 1.5 metres. It is the perfect destination for bird watchers, cyclists, kite surfers, and those who enjoy wine. Parts of the lake can be reachable by train, but it is recommended to hire a car to enjoy the area to its fullest.

Wienerwald

The Vienna Woods (Wienerwald) encompass a vast forested area adjacent to Vienna, offering ideal terrain for hiking, cycling, and climbing. Designated as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, this scenic area covers an area of over 1,000 m2  with part of it within the city limits and the rest expanding into the Lower Austria province.

For castle fanatics

Franzensburg

Franzensburg, also know as Laxenburg castle, was built between the years 1801 and 1836 and is located in the town of Laxenburg. The castle was built on an artificial island, beside the pre-existing Castle of Laxenburg, by Emperor Franz, and it was initially designed as a museum.

Kreuzenstein Castle

The castle was built upon the site of an early medieval castle that was left to be abandoned during the Thirty Years’ War; however, the castle that exists today was built in the 19th century, by Count Nepomuk Wilczek, and it is built with medieval structures that were sourced from across Europe, to make it look as authentic and medieval as possible, making it a truly unique castle.

Grafenegg Castle

Grafenegg Castle has a rich history spanning seven centuries. The castle demonstrates the principles of several architectural styles and movements, that range from Gothic to Baroque, all the way to Biedermeier, with its stylish features, staircases, turrets, and overall enchanting atmosphere.