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From Vienna you can make some nice excursions to its surroundings. Here you will find some of the most interesting and charming places worth visiting.


Melk monastery



Melk is situated on the western edge of the Wachau, one of the most beautiful areas of the Danubian landscape and famous for its vineyards. The town has been an important spiritual and cultural center for more than 1000 years, first as a residence of the Babenberg family, and since 1089 as a Benedictine monastery. The abbey is built on a rocky promontory dominating the Danube. It is one of the most important monuments of the Austrian Baroque.


Dürnstein & Krems

Richard Lionheart of England once was imprisoned at Dürnstein after been arrested on the outskirts of Vienna. The splendid baroque monastery completes the pituresque ensemble.
Krems is one of the oldest towns in Austria and has more than 700 buildings from the 12th to 19th century with styles ranging from Romanesque and Gothic to Baroque and Renaissance. The exhibitions at the Kunsthalle Krems also are worthwile to be visited.






Baden, Heiligenkreuz, Mayerling

The termal springs of Baden are famous since Roman times. The town center has retained its Biedermeier character.
The Cistercian monastery at Heiligenkreuz was named after the True Cross, a fragment of which is preserved here. The abbey also hosts the grave of the last Babenberg.
Deep in the Vienna Woods, Mayerling stands for the tragedy of Crown Prince Rudolf.


Eisenstadt & Lake Neusiedl

The Esterházy Palace is the main sight in Eisenstadt. It was built in Baroque style between 1663 and 1672. The Haydn Room in the Palace is an impressive concert hall were the composer conducted his own works. The Haydn Museum contains several of the composer's original manuscripts.
Lake Neusiedl is Europe's largest steppe lake, the area is on the UNESCO list of world heritage sights. Around the shores grows some of the best Austrian wine which you can taste in charming villages like Rust, Mörbisch or Purbach...


Lake Neusiedl





Bratislava, once the coronation town of the Hungarian kings, is now the capital of the Slovac Republic. Bratislava Castle dominates the beautifully renovated old town were most of the main attractions are located. St. Martin's Cathedral was build in the Gothic style and re-build in Baroque in the 18th century. The Michael's Gate in the Michael's tower, part of the original city fortifications, used to be one of the four entrances to the city in the Middle Age. The Primatial Palace, the most outstanding Classicist palace in town, was built in 18th century as the residence of the Archbishop of Esztergom. The Old Town Hall, situated on the Main Square, is one of the oldest stone buildings of Bratislava...



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