Austria is an unforgettable destination that offers a wide range of attractions: inspiring landscapes, imposing mountains, secular and preserved buildings and a range of infrastructures/organization to get unforgettable holidays.
Vienna, the capital of Austria, is one of the favorite destinations for tourists and it’s totally amazing for those who visit it for the first time! A city of wide boulevards filled with elegant cafes and restaurants, palaces, museums, cathedrals and churches steeped in history, making its historical town and the “Schönbrunn” Palace part of the UNESCO Heritage Sites List.
Vienna includes the headquarters for several international organizations and the Vienna International Centre houses one of the four UN headquarters and the International Atomic Energy Agency, and because of its political importance, Vienna is among the most global cities in the world bordering eight countries: Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
It’s the seventh largest city in the European Union, the second largest German-speaking city in the world and has more than 1,6 million inhabitants – making it the most populous city in Austria.
Nowadays the city’s outlook is marked mainly by the Baroque, especially the one regarding the period of the regency of the Empress Maria Theresa and the Emperor Franz Joseph, who ordered the luxurious “Ringstraße” promenade to be built.