Vienna Holidays

Austria’s beautiful capital of Music, Culture and Legacy

Located on the banks of the river Danube, this romantic imperial city is alive with the music of Schubert and Mozart and is brimming with culture, art and majestic architecture. Enjoy the grandeur of Emperor Franz Josef’s ‘Ringstrasse’, the circular boulevard surrounding the Hofburg Palace, the State Opera House, Burgberg Theatre and numerous museums. Take a stroll through the narrow medieval lanes and cobblestone squares around St.Stephen’s Cathedral, which conjure up images from Vienna’s past, and follow the scent of coffee to one of Vienna’s famous cafés. In the evening, sample local food and wine in traditional ‘Heurigen’ wine-taverns or enjoy amusements in the lively Prater area. There is so much to see and experience in this wonderful historic city that you will be spoilt for choice. For your holiday in Vienna, the great value Vienna Card is included for all Inghams guests.

Added value

Free Berlitz Guide Book (subject to availability)

Free Vienna Card included for all guests

  • from£629pp
  • 47 rooms
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Centrally located, just across from the ‘Theater an der Wien’ (Beethoven’s temporary residence), the recently renovated Hotel Beethoven is the perfect choice for experiencing Vienna’s lifestyle.

  • from£639pp
  • 74 rooms
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With its superb location within walking distance of the State Opera House, the Ringstrasse and other major sights, the imperial-style Hotel Kaiserhof offers a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere in traditional surroundings.

  • from£599pp
  • 104 rooms
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Located in the heart of the city on the ‘Fleischmarkt’, close to St. Stephen’s cathedral, this lovely, traditional hotel is full of Viennese charm and stands on the original place of the old ‘Weissen Ochsen’ Inn.

Useful Information
Information about Vienna
Resort Code ATVI
Languages spoken German/English
Time difference GMT+1
Currency EUR
Latitude 48.202548
Longitude 16.368805
Travel and Transportation

Summer 2022

Flying from/to: Vienna
Gatwick Saturday/Wednesday
Manchester
Heathrow

Transfer time from Vienna approx. 30min by taxi.

Flying from/to: Salzburg
Birmingham Saturday
Glasgow
Manchester
Newcastle
Gatwick Saturday/Wednesday
Stansted

Transfer time from Salzburg approx. 3hr 30min by train.

Private transfers and Self drive are available.

*Vienna can also be combined with 7, 10, 11 nights in any resort flying into Salzburg Airport.

Car hire available: No

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: No

Excursions

AVAILABLE LOCALLY

The Grand City Tour

Vienna’s ‘highlights’ tour includes the famous ‘Ringstrasse’, the State Opera House, Fine Arts and Natural History Museums, Parliament, Prater, Belvedere Palace, and Schönbrunn Palace (interior visit included).

Half day (3 and 1/2h), approx. from €54 

Mayerling - Vienna Woods

Passing by Liechtenstein Castle to the Vienna Woods and ‘Seegrotte’, a former gypsum mine with Europe’s largest subterranean lake (short boat ride). On to Heiligenkreuz Abbey and Mayerling Convent, Crown Prince Rudolph’s hunting lodge.

Half day (4h), approx. from €57 

Naschmarkt

Visit Vienna’s best known food market with over 100 stands and restaurants. With a colorful culinary offering ranging from Viennese to Indian and from Vietnamese to Italian, the Nashmarkt has developed into a meeting place for young and old.

Self-guided 

Subject to change, prices are approximate. Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.

Resort Combination

Two Centres | Vienna is offered as a 3 or 4 nights short break ‘add on’ to your resort based holiday, with scenic return rail transfers (3 hours) from Salzburg included. Vienna must be taken at the start of your holiday before continuing to your second centre.

Single Centre | Guests may enjoy 7 nights stay option in Vienna only by flying in and out of Vienna's airport.

Things To Do

Things to do in and around Vienna

Music and Arts

Vienna is Austria’s capital of the music and arts. Visit the homes of composers ‘Waltz King’ Johann Strauss, F. Schubert and J. Haydn or enjoy their music at various concerts at the Musikverein, the Hofburg or the State Opera. The Museum of Fine Arts also displays the works of Dürer, Rembrandt and Rubens.

Sightseeing

  • St. Stephen’s Cathedral
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Belvedere Palace
  • Hofburg Palace
  • Spanish Riding School
  • Stadtpark and Strauss monument
  • Ringstrasse (celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Ringstrasse in 2015, visit The Vienna Tourist Board website for details)
  • Prater giant wheel

Shopping

The 1st district areas of Kärntnerstrasse and Graben contain the most exclusive shops and coffee houses. Keep a look out for ‘Augarten’ porcelain, petit-point needlework and, of course, the famous Sachertorte chocolate cake. The equivalent of Oxford Street is the Mariahilferstrasse.

FREE Vienna Card

The great value 'Vienna Card' is included for all Inghams guests. Valid for is valid for 72 hours it includes:

• Free use of public transport buses, underground and tram lines within the city. For each card purchased one child under 15 yrs travels free.

Discounted entrance to:

  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Belvedere Art Gallery
  • Hofburg Palace
  • Prater Giant Wheel
  • Spanish Riding school
  • Puppet Theatre
  • Vienna Boys Choir
  • Plus discounts at over 200 other attractions, shops and cafés.

Car hire is available.

Good to know

  • Visit the Wiener Reisenrad - Viennas equivalent of the London eye - Take in the city at 200ft
  • Visit Nashmarkt open air market and taste your way around Vienna's diverse culinary history - great for edible souvenirs 
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