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Make a holiday rental villa or property in Vienna, Austria your home away from home

The city of Vienna, Austria was designed to be magnificent showpiece for the wealth of the Habsburg Dynasty, and their legacy is vastly impressive to this day. Brimming with elegant and lavishly decorated monuments, enthralling museums and vast theatres, Vienna makes for a world class cultural holiday of the highest standards, and the thick woodland, huge parks and meandering rivers of the surrounding area mean that there is always somewhere to surround yourself with natural beauty if you would like a break form the bustle of the city for a few hours.

Things to do on holiday in Vienna, Austria

Aside from visiting the famous city of Vienna, Austria when on a holiday to the Vienna region, it is the Danube Valley which really draws the plaudits from travellers. There is some stunning walking to be done through the woodland covered hills which characterise the area. The Wienerwald hikes are particularly good for hikers taking a holiday in Vienna self catering accommodation, taking you through some of the most picturesque spots in the Vienna countryside. There are also some excellent guided tours to do from Vienna apartments in the centre of the town. You can choose a guided tour to which really wet your appetite, as there are over 40 separate tour topics, from Museum masterpieces to traditional architectural tours.

The attractions of the Danube Valley do not stop there. The New Danube is lined with some fantastic little river beaches, which become a real delight during the height of the summer, as locals and tourists alike flock to the banks of the river to swim, windsurf and sail.

Vienna is of Austria’s most cultural hot spots. The theatres, choirs and operas of Vienna are world famous, and you can catch a performance throughout the entire year. Taking a holiday apartment in Vienna is a perfect place for romantic breaks and cultural holidays, but if you would like an evening of more low-brow entertainment, there are some wonderful, traditional Austrian bars in which to have a relaxing evening and a sample of some of Austria’s finest beers.

Places to stay on holiday to Vienna, Austria

Many of the famous sights are focussed on one street in Vienna City Centre. Innere Stadt in Vienna City Centre brims with stunning buildings of the most lavish designs. The vast façade of the Hofburg Palace is hugely impressive, but the fascinating Jewish Quarter, the Gothic Stephansdom and the huge range of historic squares of the city centre provide tourists with more sights than you could possibly explore in a single holiday to Vienna.

The Penzing district of Vienna is a fantastic place to take self catering accommodation for a holiday to Vienna. Filled with excellent restaurants, great shopping and some magnificent sights, including the Otto-Wagner Hospital and the Fuchs Mansion, Penzing gives visitors a real taste of Vienna.

The Ottakring district of Vienna, Austria is towards the outskirts of the city, giving those taking a holiday to Vienna the chance to easily explore both the wonders of the city centre and the natural beauty of the Danube Valley.

Weather in Vienna, Austria

Vienna, Austria can get quite cold in January, with temperatures averaging between -3°C and 1°C for the month. The area does look absolutely incredible during the winter, and the tourist crowds have completely dispersed. In July and August however, monthly temperatures can average up to 25°C in a warm year, but it is June and September, when the bite has been taken out of the midday heat, that the largest tourist crowds come to marvel at the many stunning sights of the Vienna area.

Travel to Vienna, Austria

There are regular flights to Vienna Airport (Flughafen Wien Schwechat Airport) (VIE) direct from England. Although there are not a huge range of flights to Vienna available, both British Airways and easyJetprovide a handful of daily services to Vienna Airport from Heathrow (LHR) and Luton (LTN). Vienna Airport is located just 12 miles from the heart of the city, meaning taxis and busses from the airport are a genuine option. The City Airport Train takes just 16minutes to the centre from Vienna Airport too.

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Recent Reviews

Great apartment

5 of 5
We arrived at the end of heatwave (temperature still 30 degrees at 11 pm). Andreas was already there to meet us, despite our late arrival and had turned on the air-con so the apartment was comfortable for us as we settled in. We can only repeat all the favourable reviews from everyone else who has stayed. The apartment is even better than the photographs, clean and modern with excellent furnishings and all the equipment you could ask for. As mentioned above, the air-con, which is a proper system with remote controls to control the temperature in the living room and both bedrooms, is great for hot summer days. The living room and bedrooms have large windows that look out over a quiet street and make the apartment bright and airy. The location is excellent with the station 2 minutes walk away, since it's the U3 line the trains are every 3 to 5 minutes and it only takes a few minutes to get right into the historic centre. Nice quiet area with 2 small supermarkets within 100 m. Really couldn't fault any aspect of the apartment or our welcome. Highlights of Vienna for us: Mozart Requiem in Karlskirche. Renting bikes and cycling out to the vineyards on the outskirts of the city. Kunsthistorisches Museum- the Bruegels and the stunning café-restaurant. Open air screening of the Barber of Seville in the Rathausplatz.
  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017

A wonderful apartment!

5 of 5
This is a wonderful apartment. Spacious, modern, clean...everything is lovely.It is possible to walk to all the sights you may want to visit or it is easy to travel via public transport if you do not wish to walk. The apartment has a supermarket almost next door for all food and drink items you may desire. Wolfgang is an excellent host with lots of information on the area. ( He very kindly booked us a taxi back to the airport too). Wonderful!
  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017