Home to the Habsburg dynasty since the 15th century and once the de facto capital of the Holy Roman Empire, Vienna is one of the finest and most historic cities in Europe. In addition to its vast imperial history, Vienna’s impressive musical legacy is evident in the city’s many theaters, opera houses and concert venues.
Day One: The Heart of Vienna
Kick off your visit by picking up the Vienna Card at your hotel or the tourist information center. Then, get a feel for the city by circling the Ringstrasse via the Vienna Ring Tram.
Day Two: Museum-Hopping
Today, dig a little deeper by visiting some of the city’s top museums.
Day Three: Vienna’s Imperial Past
Start your third morning with a visit to the Naschmarket, an open air market on the edge of town that has been around since the Middle Ages. Then, explore more of Vienna’s imperial past at the enchanting Schoenbrunn Palace and Park.