Many people will suggest the best time to book cheap Vienna flights is in the winter when the city is transformed into a Christmas wonderland, but in truth there is no bad time to fly to Vienna. Summers in Vienna are warm, with temperatures often reaching at least 27°C during the day, so keep reading and get inspired to visit Vienna in 2020. Here are five must-sees when visiting Austria's stunning capital:
1. The Hundertwasser House
Constructed in 1985, costing over 7 million euro, this fascinating apartment house is owned by the City of Vienna and yes, real people live there. When you visit to take in the sensational colours, don't forget to cross the road and explore the Hundertwasser village which is full of souvenir shops and cafes all inspired by the Hundertwasser design.
2. St. Stephen's Cathedral
Head for heights? St. Stephen’s Cathedral offers a panoramic view of the city from the viewing platform which sits at the top of 343 steps. There’s a lift available if the climb seems too daunting.
3. Schönbrunn Palace
Built in the 1600s, Schönbrunn Palace is one of Vienna’s main tourist draws. This vast 1,441 room palace was home to the Habsurg Monarchy and was the birthplace of several Austrian emperors. The Schönbrunn Gardens belong to the palace’s complex and are worth visiting in their own right.
4. Belvedere Palace
Built as a summer home for Prince Eugene of Savoy, this magnificent residence is worth visiting. Boasting breathtaking gardens, an impressive greenhouse, an art gallery and a mesmerising mirror pool, what more could you want in one visit.
5. Graben Shopping Street
The street of dreams for those who seek the 'designer' type of life. People roam this street for the latest fashion accessories and the many cool and trendy cafes. Ready, set, shop... pss. don't forget to check out the 'Pestsäule', a main centrepiece of this street.
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