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Why Go?

The old: Baroque palaces, Lipizzaner stallions, the Vienna Boys' Choir

The new: revitalized Beidermeier districts, the MuseumsQuartier (formerly the imperial stables, now a culture complex)

A night at the Vienna State Opera

What To Skip

The waltz schmaltz of New Year's

What For:

Arts + Culture, Design + Architecture, Luxury, Romantic

When To Go:

April, May, September, October


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