Baroque architecture, imperial gardens, and streets that are paved with culture and soul-stirring charm form the centre stage of Vienna’s cityscape. Every time you take a stroll in a street or an alley, you’ll be greeted with a rich scent of roasted coffee beans and classical tunes of Mozart floating with the vibe of this capital city.
To say the least, Vienna offers comfort like the warmth of a hot chocolate on a cold winter evening. With symmetrical buildings coated in pastel hues from peach to taupe flecks of gold and aqua give this city its uniformity and grandeur.
When to visit
The magic of Vienna is that it can be enjoyed throughout the year, irrespective of the season. Like most European cities, Vienna experiences a rush of tourists between the summer months of June-August.
November-March is yet another a good time to visit this place, for the Viennese definitely know how to celebrate their festivities. The city is decorated like a tinsel-town from a fairytale.
Lastly, the spring months of April-May set a great weather to make the most out of this city. Mild temperatures and moderate tourists is just what one expects in an ideal holiday season.
What to pack
Besides your essentials, the contents of our suitcase will largely depend on what season you plan on visiting. However, if you’re in Vienna from March-May, expect light showers for few minutes during the day. So it’s better to have a windcheater or an umbrella packed so as to not dampen your mood.
Where to go
When in Vienna, you’ll be surrounded by the legacy of Habsburg monarchy, timeless masterpieces from legends like Wolfgang Mozart, Ludwig van Franz Beethoven, Schubert, Gustav Mahler and among many others, give Vienna a synonym of ‘The city of Music’. Also housing a trove of museums, you can catch a variety of exhibits of contemporary arts to treasured artefacts from Habsburg era like the Kunsthistorisches Museum that boasts one of the world’s richest coin collections.