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About the Region

Vienna (in German “Wien”) stands on the river Danube, with wooded hills to the north and west. The capital city is the largest in Austria with a population of around 1.752 million inhabitants. 

Vienna is famous for its art and music, being considered the world’s music capital, which is reflected in its many concerts halls and stages well known all over the world. It also has a huge diversity of buildings from Baroque and “Art Nouveau” to the latest architecture and the old city center is considered by Unesco as a World Heritage site. The most recognizable landmark of the city is the slim and graceful spire of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, which is a 14th Century Gothic masterpiece.

The city social calendar has an enormous variety of festivals and events in all seasons, which will guarantee a wonderful and unforgettable stay for every visitant. 

For more information, please visit the official Vienna tourism website.