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Summer at the Museumsquartier in Vienna © Peter Rigaud

A Day at the MuseumsQuartier Wien

The MuseumsQuarter Wien (MQ), one of the largest culture and art complexes in the world, is a playground for culture seekers. Spend the entire day diving into the vibrant sprawl of renowned museums, exhibition halls and art spaces. Wander the complex to find thoughtfully placed outdoor cafes, restaurants, music venues and a calendar of events that spans all seasons. In the summer, the focus is on fashion, design and literature, such as the O-Töne festival and the digital film festival frame(o)ut. Come the winter, ice pavilions and music create a magical Christmas atmosphere.

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Exterior view of the Do&Co Hotel in Vienna © Do&Co

Do & Co Hotel Vienna

You cannot beat the DO & CO’s spectacular location. Right in the heart of Vienna, in front of the stunning St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the hotel is within walking distance to most famous attractions and sites in Vienna. Its other neighbors include designer boutiques and traditional Viennese shops along the grand pedestrian paths of Graben, Kärntner Strasse and Kohlmarkt. This Design Hotel has 43 rooms and suites and offers round-the-clock personalized service.

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Winery Hajszan in Vienna © Peter Rigaud

Wine in Vienna & Lower Austria

Not only does Vienna have its own wine-growing area, but it's the world’s only major city that produces wines within city limits. Explore its vineyards & sights, and drive through the surrounding countryside to visit castles, culinary temples, wine cellars, small towns & beautiful vistas. The result is a cross-section of Austria’s imperial heritage and the region's storied wine culture, stronger than ever after over two millennia.

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Vinotheques in & around Vienna

Austria’s wine regions are hidden gems for travelers looking to discover authentic Austrian viticulture and cuisine. At the heart of Austria’s wine culture are its vinotheques, a tasting bar -meets-wine store. Visiting a local vinotheque will help you find a wine perfectly matched to your personal tastes, as well as offer a glimpse into one of Austria’s most delicious traditions. The best part? Most vinotheques price the wines as if you were buying directly from the vineyard, and many will even ship their wines worldwide.

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Chocolate Everywhere

Imagine starting your day with a luxurious chocolate spa treatment, then having a slice of the world’s most famous chocolate cake at lunch, followed by a decadent hot chocolate with whipped cream at a Viennese coffee house and choosing a souvenir from numerous chocolate-creations at the confiserie next door. It’s all possible at the famous family run 5* deluxe Hotel Sacher Vienna, which owes its very existence to the success of a chocolate cake concocted back in 1832.

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