Housed in an Art Nouveau building sporting a pink façade, the 71 rooms, suites and apartment hotel was built in 1858. Don’t miss Cafébar Moser Verdino/ Steak House where Chef Joe Radinger dry ages beef and turns out regional specialties like Carinthian Kasnudeln.
In a city where there’s opulence at every turn Hotel Sans Souci Wien stands out – this is the epitome of 21st century private luxury. The yoo studio (backed by Philippe Starck) designed hotel boasts 63 rooms and suites, Le Bar with its dazzling play of perspective in the gold mirrored lounge, and a spectacular basement pool shimmering with the reflection of dozens of Viabizzuno chandeliers, and La Véranda restaurant (arguably the best breakfast in Vienna).
Experience all the musical city has to offer from Red Bull Hangar 7 Restaurant Ikarus, Carpe Diem Finest Fingerfood to Grey Lines Sound of Music tour and visit the old town which hold UNESCO World Heritage Site status (birthplace of Mozart, walk the Getreidegasse Salzburg’s most famous street, the newly opened Domquartier, cathedral-museum complex, Hohensalzburg Castle the imposing fortress, and visit the weekly market near Mirabell Palace and Gardens). Also don’t miss Hellbrunn Palace and St. Peter Stiftskeller Europe’s oldest restaurant.
By Shivana Maharaj Suite one Hotel Goldener Hirsch Salzburg, Austria First Impressions Hordes of tourists line the busy Getreidegasse in Salzburg’s old town most days, but tucked away steps past Mozart’s childhood home is Austria’s oldest hotel, Goldener Hirsch, built in 1407. Its Renaissance origins are evident from the moment I enter the small forest
With its turn of the century feel, large painting collection and Bristol Bar with its cigars and cocktails, Hotel Bristol, Vienna is a glimpse into the lavish lifestyle in the heyday of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Located next to the Vienna State Opera on the most famous stretch of the Ringstrasse, this historic hotel opened in 1892. With an old world feel and a longstanding history with the city, the hotel is a mix of art deco architecture (take a seat inside the plush elevator, the first electric elevator in Austria), traditional antiques and modern luxe.
The top 5 Adventures in Vienna? Visit Schloss Schönbrunn. Eat traditional Austrian food at Plachutta restaurants. Enjoy pastry and coffee at Demel. Do a museum crawl at the MuseumQuartier Mumok (Museum of Modern Art) and Leopold Museum, Kunsthistorisches, Hofburg once home to the powerful Habsburg dynasty (rulers of the Austro-Hungarian empire), visit the Kaiserliche Schatzkammer (Imperial treasury), and The Sisi museum.
For a region so close to the cyan waters of Lake Wörthersee there are of course tons of water activities to enjoy. But did you know that Klagenfurt also boasts a nostalgic tour on a vintage bus, a trip around the world with the cute models of Minimundus and a gorgeous old town centre?