5 Places Locals Love in Vienna, not the usual tourist attractions!
Instead of going to Schönbrunn Palace, try to visit its little brother – Belvedere. The name literally means ‘Beautiful view’ and that’s what it is. Inside you will find a beautiful art gallery or just take a walk in its magnificient garden, you will feel like an emperor yourself.
As the name says, it is a square between museums but you will fall in love with it even if you are not a museum person. Just grab a sandwich and some refreshing drink, come here and pray to get lucky to find a free “Enzi” – big colorful plastic seats which look like a boat.
Wondering where to get a nice “Weisser Spritzer” and enjoy a view over Vienna? This is your place. You will fall in love with the view and also with the cosy furniture.
You thought the Danube river is in Vienna, right? Indeed it’s there, but in the center you will only find the former arm of the Danube river . Nevertheless, it should be a stop on your list. Take a walk here, order a drink, enjoy the sunny atmosphere and shoot some pictures of the beautiful Viennese street art
Vienna is also about wine and you should try it in one of the rustic and picturesque “Heuriger” – wine taverns in which local winemakers serve their most recent year’s wines. Try this one, you will love the atmosphere and the view.