The autumn is one of the best times of year for a Vienna city break. Temperatures are mild and the weather is good – the ideal conditions for exploring all the magnificent sights the Austrian capital has to offer. Whether you simply want to stroll through the historic old town, whose very centre is marked by the Gothic St. Stephen’s Cathedral, check out the countless sights along the way or just while away the hours as your enjoy a delicious Melange in one of the city’s coffee houses – Vienna is always worth a visit.
During autumn the capital’s museums and galleries mount special exhibitions, and the city’s expo centres are in full swing.
But there is more to Vienna than just culture and history; shopping fans and the party crowd are also in their element in this dynamic city.
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One of the hottest clubs in Vienna is the Babenberger Passage, on Burgring at the corner of Babenbergerstraße, 1010 Wien, where you can meet up with the party people from Tuesday through Saturday. The club plays club sound, dance and house music.
A unique gourmet combination of live music, DJs, shows and the best disco sound for dancing and partying makes the Phoenix Supperclub Vienna, at Lerchenfelderstraße 37, 1070 Wien, the perfect event club.
Little Buddha Bar at Lugeck 4, 1010 Wien, spreads out over 900 m² on 3 levels and boasts a restaurant, sushi bar and lounge. From Thursday through Saturday, Little Buddha Bar is open until 4 am and glitters like a wild party temple.
The diversity of culinary delicacies that Vienna serves up ranges from traditional Vienna cuisine to exotic dishes from all around the world.
If you want to combine a lovely view and good cuisine with an Asian touch, then visit the Do & Co Restaurant at Stephansplatz 12.
The best place to try original Wienertafelspitz is at the Plachutta at Wollzeile 38 in the city centre.
You can enjoy Viennese flair and hospitality combined with finest quality in the stylish Figlmüller at Bäckerstraße 8.
The Österreicher in the MAK is a modern hotspot that serves a combination of classical and modern cuisine.
There is something for every shopping budget in Vienna. Mariahilfer Straße, Vienna's largest shopping area, is 1.8 kilometres long with more than 350 shops. But many interesting stores can also be found away from the main stream in the small side alleys off of Mariahilfer Straße.
Kärntnerstraße, Graben and especially Kohlmarkt are the right addresses for exclusive tastes; here you find elegant boutiques - from Armani to Luis Vuitton.
If you yearn for even more luxury, then head over to Julius Meinl am Graben which carries more than 16,000 delicacies for the fine palate