Hi Everybody, dear Readers and Loyal Subbies,
After battling with the common Flu, I am finally fit enough to write a post for which I am very excited about. That’s right folks! Let me share all about the amazing time my boyfriend and I had in Vienna. Honestly I am so thrilled that my trip turned out as amazing as expected and I would highly recommend anyone to go and visit Vienna if they can.
We stayed at the Amazing Park Hotel Schönbrunn just out of the city centre of Vienna. This Hotel used to be the old guest house of emperor Franz Jozef and everywhere you looked in this hotel his influence is there. The atmosphere was very romantic, just the setting my boyfriend and I were looking for. The Room and the breakfast was amazing and again cannot be more pleased to have opted for this hotel. Unfortunately I do not have any pictures of the hotel to share but I do encourage to check out this hotel if you are planning to come to Vienna.
Intrigued about my little intro please continue to read along about my 4 days, 3 nights in Vienna.
The day started out very early , as our alarm clocks went off at a ungodly hour. Even Ballz (the cat of my sister ) was surprisingly shocked that we were getting up at that time. His little head turning away from us, showing us that he highly disaproved this behaviour.
At 4.30 in the morning our taxi arrived and we swiftly arrived at the airport. I was very pleased that the plane departed at the scheduled time and we arrived early at Vienna airport.
As we were too early to check into the hotel, we strolled around the Schönbrunn Park and opted to get some lunch in a traditional Austrian restaurant. We both had spatlich and goulash which was very delicious and filling. Afterwards we got some drinks, fruits and snacks at the local supermarket and headed back to the hotel.
When we checked into our beautiful room it was already time to leave for our booked Schönbrunn tour . The park leading to the palace is so beautiful and there are many gardens and the famous zoo to visit.
Also due to it being so close to Easter there was the Ostern Market which was enjoyable to walk through. We Pre Booked the Grand Tour in the Palace and I really loved it. The architecture is stunning and the paintings and the pottery are beautiful. Exactly my cup of Tea.
Afterwards I was so tired and cold we retired to our hotel to have a nice hot bath and experience the benefits of room service. Unfortunately that did not go to plan as our phone was not working at that moment. So my boyfriend had to go downstairs to order. Can I say lols out loud for that one. Maybe not at the time, but now I can laugh about it.
Such an action filled day. A day filled with visiting a lot of sites. After having an amazing breakfast at the hotels buffet, we set of to the city center of Vienna.
We first visited the Karlz Kirche a beautiful church that was built in 1891. The architecture is so gorgeous that it would be a shame to miss out on this. As I read about that the church would be lit up at night we visited the church later in the evening.
Afterward we headed towards the Hofburg ,the Heldenplatz and the Museum Quarter. Everytime I was so amazed about the beauty, cleanliness and the greenery that the city of Vienna had.
Before we had dinner we went in to the Butterfly house. A beautiful and tranquil place in the park. After dinner we visited the Karlz Kirche and the Prater Theme Park and had a ride in the Riesenrad. Afterwards we headed exhausted back to our hotel
We planned to take it nice and slow on day 3 and planned minimal sightseeing. We had our breakkie and enjoyed the dose of caffeine provided by the hotel.
We headed out first to go to Schloss Belvedere. Again another stunning building and the ceiling paintings Amazeballz! To be honest not all the paintings were my cup of tea in the museum but I did enjoy the paintings from Gustav Klimt.
After visiting the Belvedere and its gardens we were just strolling around and came along a war monument honoring the fallen Sovjet Armies during world war 2. Very impressive.
At this stage we were both craving a little snack and I still had not had my Strudel so we found this amazing place the ”Konzert Cafe Schwarzenberg”. This cafe was completely packed with local customers and must say the service and the ambiance were so good! If you are in Vienna I would highly recommend visiting this cafe.
Before going home we went to the Music Haus and we ended up in the bar of our hotel where we enjoyed a cheeky cocktail or two.
Ergg the last day. Time flew by in Vienna and I wished we could have stayed a bit longer. But yes all good things must come to an end. We did take it nice and slow that morning and opted to have a brunch outside of the hotel as checkout was at 12.00. After brunch which we had in the centre of Vienna it was time to take the train back to the airport to head home. Such a sad moment in time.
I would love to return to Vienna someday , as I do believe there is loads more to explore! Any sites to visit, food recommendations to share? Please if you have any recommendations on any other hot places / countries to go to do leave a comment!
Until next post friends!