MASCC/ISOO 2018 - Discover Vienna

Discover Vienna

Vienna, one of the most exquisite cities in Europe, is situated in the northeast of Austria and lies on the banks of the majestic Danube River. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Wachau region, the city offers a unique combination of imperial traditions and stunning modern architecture.

The city is famous for its cultural events, imperial sights, coffee houses, cozy wine taverns, and characteristic Viennese charm. Vienna is considered a paradise for music lovers, being the birthplace of many renowned composers, such as Schubert, Strauss, Schoenberg, and Berg, and home to many others, such as Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Brahms, and Mahler. 

There are numerous main attractions to discover: boat rides on the Danube, hiking through the Vienna woods, dinner cruises, operas, and concerts. Explore the history of this capital city, dating back to Roman times, to enhance an exceptional cultural experience.


Useful Links

Vienna Tourist Information 
City of Vienna 
City Map and Address Finder 
Vienna Public Transportation 
Vienna International Airport


Vienna Public Transport

Vienna’s excellent public transport system is both effective and inexpensive. Tickets are available from machines at underground stations (Maestro debit cards accepted), at tobacconist shops, and at Vienna Transport Authority's ticket offices. Tickets bought in advance are cheaper and must be validated at a blue machine on the tram or bus, or at the barrier before boarding the underground train.

Vienna Public Transportation Map

For timetable information and a route map please click here.

Value-Added Tax

A value-added tax (VAT) of generally 20% is applied to most products and services. (A tax of 10% is added to books, food, and a few other items.) The VAT is included in the displayed price.