Vienna is the capital city of Austria, and the most magnificent city in Europe for solo travelers. With many different names such as the City of Dreams and the City of Music; Vienna is renown for having stunning historical buildings, priceless works of art, beautiful gardens and a unique atmosphere which can’t be found anywhere else. Ranked among the most livable cities on the planet, with its’ inhabitants enjoying quality of life, the city of Vienna is a haven in Europe, and one of the easiest cities to navigate as a solo traveler.
Vienna has given the world some really precious things like the delicious pastries, the Viennese waltz, and many great classical composers. Moreover, legends like Sigmund Freud, Beethoven, Strauss, Klimt, Mozart and Maria Theresa, have at one time lived in Vienna, and they helped shape the city’s great reputation. Tourists will find some traces of their contributions all through the city.
Things To Do
While it is quite easy to fall in love with Vienna, it’s rather difficult to choose the right places to visit when having a singles vacation experience in this great city. To help you out, here is a list of some the best things to do:
- Check out Museum Quarter – The Museumsquartier is a lot more than a collection of World class museums, it’s a great work of art in itself. The main highlights of Museum Quarter are two massive museums which are on opposite sides of the central garden. On the Northern side, there’s a Museum of Natural History (also known as Naturhistorisches), which holds taxidermied animals, a collection of fossils, and many other artifacts. On the Southern side, there’s a highly rated Art History Museum (also known as Kunsthistorisches,) which holds some of the city’s greatest collection of paintings.
- Check Out Vienna’s Cafes – The city of Vienna is very well known for its’ wonderful cafes. With delicious deserts, unique atmosphere, friendly people and flavorful coffee, Vienna’s cafes are a must visit, especially when having a singles experience vacation. The cafes saw their place get cemented into the city’s culture in mid 1800’s to early 1900’s when famous poets, psychologists, revolutionaries and classical composers, met to share their thoughts.
- Visit the Prater – Prater is considered to be the cultural center of the city of Vienna. It was formerly a playground for the rich nobles, and private hunting grounds of the Emperor Maximilian II. Prater became a park in the year 1766, and is now the second largest park in the city. Here, you can enjoy rides, or you can simply go for a relaxing stroll through the park to reconnect with the nature.
Best Time of Year To Go To Vienna
The best time of year to go to Vienna is from the month of April to May, or from the month of September to October. During these months, the crowd is mild, and so is the weather. If you wish to enjoy sunny weather, you can visit Vienna between the months of June and August.