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Schloss Schönbrunn

The Habsburgs' overwhelmingly opulent summer palace is now a Unesco World Heritage site. Of the palace's 1441 rooms, 40 are open to the public; the Imperial Tour takes you into 26 of these, including the private apa…
Gardens in Schloss Schönbrunn & Around

Schloss Schönbrunn Gardens

The beautifully tended formal gardens of the palace, arranged in the French style, are a symphony of colour in summer and a combination of greys and browns in winter; all seasons are appealing in their own right. Th…
Food & Drinks in Schloss Schönbrunn & Around

1130Wein

Pop into this neighbourhood Vinothek (wine shop) for tastings with the delightful Robert Sponer-Triulzi, who stocks a huge range of interesting, top-quality (though not always expensive) wines from all over Austria.…
Bar in Schloss Schönbrunn & Around

Vrei

As the world’s first virtual reality (VR) bar, Vrei pairs technology and gaming with after-hours thin crust pizza and ice cold beer. Offering free-to-try VR headsets and pay-to-play VR experiences, there is a wide c…
Cafe in Schloss Schönbrunn & Around

Waldemar

This stylish and airy breakfast-to-aperitif spot is unashamedly internationalist in both its menu and look. Join the casual-chic locals for baguettes and jam or a choice from the dedicated 'müsli & co' menu, or …
Cemetery in Schloss Schönbrunn & Around

Hietzinger Friedhof

Aficionados of Vienna’s Secessionist movement will want to make the pilgrimage to the Hietzinger cemetery to pay homage to some of its greatest members. Klimt, Moser and Wagner are all buried here. Others buried in …
Museum in Schloss Schönbrunn & Around

Klimt Villa

The Klimt Villa, which opened to the public in September 2012 following a complete makeover, immerses you in the sensual world of Vienna's most famous Secessionist. Set in landscaped grounds in a leafy corner of Hie…
Cafe in Schloss Schönbrunn & Around

Pure Living Bakery

Inspired by her time in the USA, sweet-toothed traveller Kirsten has brought the laid-back mood and food of a US deli to Vienna. Decked out with surf boards and coffee sacks, wicker chairs and holiday snapshots, thi…
Coffee in Schloss Schönbrunn & Around

GOTA Coffee Experts

Boasting the 2018 Austrian Barista of the year, GOTA coffee brings exquisite third-wave coffee creations to Vienna's 15th district. The simple, small cafe, with bare low-hanging lightbulbs, wooden stools to perch on…
Austrian in Schloss Schönbrunn & Around

Maxing Stüberl

Once the favourite of Johann Strauss, this traditional wood-clad dining room serves up fabulously traditional dishes made with only the best produce from owner Christine Schenk's home region of Pielachtal in lower A…