The City

What should you do during your stay in Vienna?

“The streets of Vienna are paved with culture, the streets of other cities with asphalt” – Karl Kraus

 

“Vienna is the place were modern art and thought was born.” – Carl Schorske

 

Vienna, A city that charms and seduces from scratch, but even more the longer you stay. Whether for fast-track travel or slow-paced sightseeing, and regardless of how many times you’ve been before, there’s a seemingly never-ending wealth of things to do and see throughout the year. It’s also both culturally and musically one of the richest cities in the world. Vienna was home to some of history’s  greatest composers including Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Strauß, Mahler and geniuses like Freud, Schiele, Klimt, Kokoschka to name some more.

 

On the team building day you will have the opportunity to walk through Vienna’s old town – a truly gorgeous place that hosts some of the city’s most fascinating sights. There are, however, quite a few must-see places outside of the inner city as well.

 

Imperial Vienna – Walk in the footsteps of the Habsburgs, visit the splendid baroque Schönbrunn and Belvedere Palaces,or stroll along the magnificent Ring Boulevard and take a look at the heart of he former vast Habsburg empire, the Imperial Palace. Get a sense of the luster and glory of the old empire by visiting St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Spanish Riding School, the Giant Ferris Wheel at the Prater,as well as the sarcophagi in the Imperial Vault.

The Ringstraße – The most beautiful boulevard in the world is home not only to many of Vienna’s best-known sights, such as the Imperial Palace, the Kunsthistorisches Museum and the Natural History Museum, the Vienna State Opera and Parliament. Magnificent palaces, extensive parks and important monuments also line the “display window” of the former Danube monarchy.

Vienna’s Imperial Palace (GA-Venue) – One of the biggest palace complexes in the world. The oldest parts date to the 13th century, with construction having continued right into the 20th century. The Imperial Palace was the residence and seat of government of the Habsburg emperors until 1918. Today, it is home to numerous museums with outstanding collections, the Spanish Riding School, a congress center, the seat of the Austrian Federal President as well as the historic Heldenplatz.

 

Sources: Wien.info, The Telegraph