Synopses & Reviews
20 Self-guided Tours. 47 Maps. One Great Trip.
At last, a travel guide that tells you how to see the best of everythingin the smartest, most time-efficient way.
The best of Vienna in one, two, or three days
Thematic tours for every interest, schedule, and taste
Walking tours of the city's best-loved neighborhoods
Hundreds of evocative photos
Bulleted maps that show you how to get from place to place
Hotels, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife for all budgets
A tear-resistant foldout mapenclosed in a handy plastic wallet you can also use for tickets and souvenirs
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Vienna Day By Day highlights the must-see places and experiences, and offers knowledgeable opinion on where to stay, eat and shop.
- Special interest walks that appeal to romantics, art fans, architectural enthusiasts, families, film buffs and music lovers.
- Great neighbourhood walking tours through Stephansdom District, The Belvedere, Schottenring.
- Discover exciting trips outdoors to Stadtpark, Prater, The Danube, Grinzing and Schonbrunn.
- Discover where you can get the best coffee and grab the best quick, delicious snacks and excellent cuisine.
About the Author
Freelance travel writer and photographer Teresa Fisher has been a regular visitor to Vienna for over 25 years, lured by the art and architecture, the coffee houses and especially the city’s rich musical heritage. Teresa has authored more than twenty guidebooks for a variety of publishers (including Thomas Cook, Lonely Planet and the AA). A fluent German speaker, a music graduate and a specialist in European city breaks; she was the obvious choice to write Vienna Day by Day.
Table of Contents
14 Favorite Moments 1
1 The Best Full-Day Tours 7
The Best in One Day 8
The Best in Two Days 14
The Best in Three Days 20
2 The Best Special-Interest Tours 25
Imperial Vienna 26
Jugendstil Vienna 32
City of Music 36
Kids' Vienna 42
Jewish Vienna 46
"The Third Man" in Vienna 50
Best Churches 52
The Ringstrasse 56
3 The Best Neighborhood Walks 61
Stephansdom District 62
The Belvedere 66
Schottenring & Alsergrund 70
The MuseumsQuartier (MQ) 74
4 The Best Shopping 79
Shopping Best Bets 80
Vienna Shopping A to Z 85
5 The Great Outdoors 93
The Danube 100
6 The Best Dining 109
Dining Best Bets 110
Vienna Dining A to Z 116
7 The Best Nightlife 123
Nightlife Best Bets 124
Vienna Nightlife A to Z 129
8 The Best Arts & Entertainment 133
Arts & Entertainment Best Bets 134
Arts & Entertainment A to Z 137
9 The Best Lodging 141
Lodging Best Bets 142
Vienna Lodging A to Z 148
The Savvy Traveler 155
Before You Go 156
Getting There 159
Getting Around 160
Fast Facts 161
Vienna: A Brief History 168
Vienna's Art & Architecture 170
Useful Words & Phrases 172