If you love classical music, history, and architecture, you will fall in love with Vienna. Vienna is the capital city of Austria, situated alongside the Danube River in northeast Austria.
When you think of an Austria honeymoon, you immediately think of the charming city of Vienna, as it considered to be one of the most romantic cities in the world!
When you are on a Vienna honeymoon make sure to walk the streets that Mozart and Beethoven strolled and visit their houses that are now museums showcasing their belongings.
There are so many things to see in Vienna, as Vienna is rich in culture and art, with many events going on, you will be amazed by the Imperial Palace and the Art Nouveau of the modern Austrian art movement, the magnificent Schonbrunn Baroque palace to the Museum of Fine Arts and the modern architecture of the Cartier museums.
Vienna is famous for its most beautiful shopping centers and streets, notably the Graben, the Kärntner Strasse, and the Mariahilfer Strasse. As well as, a selection of the best cafes and restaurants to visit and taste their dishes and drinks.
Here are some of the top places you should visit when you’re on a Vienna honeymoon:
A collection of museums that showcase items from the Hapsburg era. Every Sunday, you can go listen to the Vienna Boys Choir, as they perform at the Hofburg Complex.
The palace of the ruling family in Vienna from the 13th century until 1918. After the Austrian empire lost the First World War, Austria was declared a republic. After 1945, the palace became the home of the President of the Republic.
The Hofburg was built 700 years ago and many wings and buildings were added to it, including two churches.
The Hofburg is not far from the Piazza Maria Teresa in the center of Vienna, which is located next to the Museum of Art History and the Museum of Natural History Vienna.
Vienna State Opera
The Vienna Opera House is one of the oldest and most important opera houses in the world, it was first opened in 1869 to embrace the world's most spectacular shows, it was destroyed during World War II and reopened in 1955. Enjoy a fine evening by listening to the best music and watching the most beautiful plays.
Vienna’s amusement park, with one of the biggest Ferris wheels you will ever see. What is amazing about the giant Ferris wheel is that you can book a wagon and have a candlelight dinner for 2 while enjoying the breathtaking view from above.
A boulevard that you can walk through on foot, bike, or take a horse carriage known as ‘Fiacre’, the boulevard is lined with beautiful parks and buildings.
The Sisi Museum
This museum provides you with an insight into the private life of one of the most famous monarchs of all time, Emperor Franz Joseph.
Schönbrunn Palace was the main summer residence of the Habsburg rulers, located in Hietzing, Vienna. The 1,441-room Baroque palace is one of the most important architectural, cultural, and historical monuments in the country. Since the mid-1950s it has been a major tourist attraction.
The Schlosspark contains a number of architectural masterpieces such as the Palm House and the zoo, which was crowned Europe's best zoo in 2010.
St. Stephen's Cathedral
St. Stephen's Cathedral is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vienna and the seat of the Archbishop of Vienna, Christoph Cardinal Schönborn, OP. As Vienna's landmark, the St. Stephen's Cathedral is featured in media including films, video games, and television shows.
Shopping Areas and Centers
Vienna is also known for its beautiful shopping centers and streets. Our favorites are Graben - Kärntner Strasse, and Mariahilfer Strasse.
Kärntner Strasse is the most famous shopping street in central Vienna, the Mariahilfer Strasse is full of stores, boutiques and all the big international brands have their flagship stores there.
Famous Cafes and Restaurants
Café Sacher: Known for its Sacher-Torte, a rich chocolate cake with apricot jam.
Demel: Located at the Hofburg Palace known for Demeltorte, a chocolate and nougat concoction.
Aida: This coffee shop looks exactly like it did in the 1950’s, with its pink and brown colors, and 50’s-inspired outfits for the waiters, as well as the décor.
Café Central: It was a retreat for Sigmund Freud and Leo Trotsky.
Don’t forget to try out the chicken or beef Schnitzel, along with the famous potato salad.
The Spanish Riding School in Vienna
The Spanish Riding School dates back to the time of Emperor Maximilian II, the man responsible for introducing the famous Lipizzaner horses into Austria in 1562.
In an exciting tour of the Spanish Riding School, they will take you through the unique baroque winter riding school, the summer riding arena with one of the world's largest oval horse walkers, and, of course, the stables of the Lipizzaner stallions, which are housed in the Stallburg, Vienna's most important Renaissance building.
Nothing is more romantic than going on a mini cruise on your honeymoon, so we advise you to book a cruise on the Danube Canal and on the great Danube, and discover the city from a different perspective.
Experience the UNESCO World Heritage Site Wachau up close on our ships. Terraced vineyards, castles, and ruins as well as dreamy places like Dürnsteinor Spitzfascinate between Kremsand Melk.