Vienna

Introduction

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Vienna (Wien in German; pop. 1.7 million) is the capital and largest city of Austria, and the country's cultural, economic, and political centre. Seat of the Habsburg Monarchy for nearly 400 years, Vienna shines brighter than any other city in Central Europe. Endowed with superb Medieval, Baroque and Classical architecture, it plays in the league of Europe's most beautiful capitals, along with London, Paris and Rome. The whole historic centre of Vienna has been designaed a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 2001.

Vienna is regarded as the capital of classical music. Famous composers who lived and worked there include Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven, Johann Strauss (Sr. and Jr.), Bruckner, Brahms, Mahler, and Schönberg.

Arriving at Vienna
 

Vienna is known for its amazing architecture and rich history. Flights to Vienna will land in Vienna International Airport located about 12 miles outside the city. Information desks are located at terminal one and at the bus station. The airport boasts over 70 restaurants and shops that you can take advantage of after your Vienna flight, and there are also banking and conference facilities. Porters are available to help with luggage. You can leave the airport by bus, rail, taxi, or rental car.

Flight stats for Vienna, Austria - did you know?
  • Vienna is 10 mi from Vienna Intl Airport (Vienna, Austria).
  • Vienna Intl Airport (Vienna, Austria)
  • Right now, 94 airlines operate out of Vienna Intl Airport.
  • Vienna Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 175 cities.
  • Every week, at least 469 domestic flights and 6,741 international flights depart from Vienna Intl Airport.