A city trip is always a good idea. The capital cities of Vienna and Budapest are equally suitable for this purpose. The past is still very much present in both metropoles, which are connected by the Donau river – and the possibilities are not only diverse in cultural terms.
Should you be in the mood for an excursion, the Austria’s capital Vienna is the perfect destination for a spontaneous city trip. It is only an hour’s drive away from the holiday resort Thermen Golf Pannonia. The metropolis, which is steeped in history and culture, is the perfect setting for sightseeing and going for a stroll.
Vienna fans always put the historical centre with St. Stephen's Cathedral in first place, followed by Schönbrunn Palace, the History of Art Museum, Schönbrunn Zoo Vienna and then the gardens of Schönbrunn.
Vienna is bursting with imposing historical buildings, there are so many landmarks, which characterize this capital city. What is impressive is the variety of art and cultural events, concerts and plays, from the State Opera to the Spanish riding school. There is so much to see and experience – it might be better to plan what you want to see when you go on your day trip!
If you are in the vicinity, then take the opportunity and make a day trip to the capital city of Budapest, which is only a two hour drive away.
Its title as “Paris of the East” speaks for itself: The metropole, with its approx. 2,1 million inhabitants, living in the districts of Pest, Buda and Óbuda, impresses with World Cultural Heritage, artistic monuments, parks and caves, and counts as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Pest is the most famous part of the city. You amble through the lively streets, past the trendy street cafés and restaurants, which entice you in to while away an hour or two. In the Pester pedestrian zone, there is the largest shopping mile of the city, the Váci utca.
On the other side of the Donau river bank: Here are the Gellert mountain with the citadel and the Gellert monument and the Fishermen’s Bastion are a must. From the citadel you can enjoy a wonderful view over Budapest.