5-Day Austria city break in Vienna

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Embark on a memorable 5-day city break in Vienna, Austria!

Experience the ultimate Vienna city break with this perfectly planned holiday package. This trip includes 4 nights in Vienna at one of the best hotels in the city. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of Vienna or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, this holiday package has got you covered.

The home for your 5-day holiday in Vienna will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Vienna, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. Vienna offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in Vienna, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best things to see and do in the city. Schönbrunn Palace, Prater, and St. Stephen's Cathedral are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Maximize your holiday experience in Vienna by customizing each day with exciting tours and tickets. Whether you're tracing the footsteps of history through iconic landmarks, savoring the rich flavors of Austria's traditional cuisine, or uncovering the city's best-kept secrets on guided tours, Vienna promises an adventure tailored to every traveler's passion. With a diverse selection of immersive experiences to choose from, your time in Vienna is sure to be anything but ordinary.

Between sightseeing and activities, you will enjoy plenty of time to wander through Vienna's best shopping streets and markets. Let the unique souvenirs you find serve as fond reminders of your city break in Austria.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best of Vienna. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your city break and jump straight to enjoying it. Let the experts take care of the details so you can relax and make the most of your time in Austria.

To make sure the city break is fully tailored to your interests and preferences, you can easily customize each day of your journey. Our intuitive trip planning puts you in control, ensuring that every moment in Vienna reflects your unique travel style.

Book with us to get an expertly curated step-by-step travel itinerary and access to 24/7 personal travel support before, during, and after your city break in Vienna.

The best hotels, flights, activities, and tours in Vienna fill up quickly, so it's advisable to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Vienna as early as today. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Vienna, Austria!

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Church Heiliger Franz of Assisi at Mexikoplatz, Vienna, Austria.Vienna / 4 nights



Photo of aerial view of Schonbrunn Palace is a major tourist attraction in Vienna, Austria.Schönbrunn Palace
Photo of the Wiener Riesenrad or Vienna Giant Wheel 65m tall Ferris wheel in Prater park in Austria.Prater
Photo of St. Stephen's Cathedral. Vienna, Austria.St Stephen's Cathedral
Photo of the Belvedere Palace in Vienna, Austria.Belvedere Palace Chapel
Schönbrunn_Palace_parkSchönbrunn Palace Park
Photo of a yellow pavillion in the Schonbrunn tiergarten zoological garden in Vienna, Austria.Tiergarten Schönbrunn
Photo of Vienna State Opera house in Austria on a sunny day.Vienna State Opera
Photo of Hofburg palace on St. Michael square (Michaelerplatz), Vienna, Austria.Hofburg Palace
Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel, KG Leopoldstadt, Leopoldstadt, Vienna, AustriaViennese Giant Ferris Wheel
Museum of Natural History Vienna, Innere Stadt, Vienna, AustriaMuseum of Natural History Vienna
Photo of beautiful colorful flower clock in Stadtpark, Vienna, Austria.Stadtpark
The historic Technical Museum of Vienna opened in 1918. Build under the regency of Franz Joseph I Emperor of Austria.Technical Museum Vienna
Anker Clock, Innere Stadt, Vienna, AustriaAnker Clock


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Day 1 – Vienna - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Vienna - arrival day

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  • Vienna State Opera
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of Vienna. You’ll stay in Vienna for 4 nights.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Vienna State Opera. This opera house is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 46,463 visitors.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Vienna. Check-in at hotels in Austria normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Vienna offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

After a long day of sightseeing, try one of the best restaurants in Vienna.

Do not miss out on an incredible dining experience at Amador, one of the finest Bib Gourmand restaurants in Vienna, boasting 3 Michelin stars. Featuring delightful food options and creative and contemporary offerings, Amador has garnered acclaim from numerous satisfied diners.

For local recommendations, look no further than Mraz & Sohn. This food haven in Vienna has been awarded 2 Michelin stars. Featuring creative cuisine, this well-loved Bib Gourmand restaurant stands out as a favorite among local and international customers.

In the mood for something different? Consider reserving a table at Steirereck im Stadtpark. This celebrated dining spot in Vienna is renowned for its sumptuous meals and creative and contemporary menu. Countless patrons sing this Bib Gourmand restaurant's praises, adding to its 2 Michelin-star prestige.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the region, Bockshorn Irish Pub. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,158 customers.

Alternatively, you can grab a few shots of your favorite drink and have an amazing night at the famous Needle Vinyl Bar. This incredible bar has a vibrant atmosphere and plays great music, worthy of its average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 774 customers.

Grüner Kakadu cannot be missed with its wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Around 568 bar lovers have given this place a seal of approval with their 4.8 out of 5 stars average rating.

Celebrate the start of your 5-day city break in Vienna with a toast!

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Day 2 – Vienna

Day 2

Day 2 – Vienna

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  • Tiergarten Schönbrunn
  • Schönbrunn Palace Park
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Technical Museum Vienna
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As day 2 dawns in Vienna, embark on another day of exploration and adventure. Discover the city's vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and captivating sights at your own pace. With 3 nights left, the possibilities for discovery are endless.

Drop by the renowned Schönbrunn Zoo. This popular zoo has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 47,722 visitors.

Another unforgettable place to experience is Schönbrunn Palace Park. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 52,208 visitors, this château deserves a spot on today's sightseeing itinerary.

We also recommend a visit to Schönbrunn Palace. This château has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 135,798 reviews.

Another favorite attraction in the area is Technical Museum Vienna. This technology museum and popular place of interest enjoys a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 11,949 local and international travelers.

Your discoveries in Vienna do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Vienna on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

You have plenty of options for restaurants and bars in Vienna. So when you’re hungry or need a break from exploring, all you have to do is take your pick.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Figlmüller – Restaurant Bäckerstraße. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Vienna has received a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from around 15,227 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Plachutta Wollzeile should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Vienna, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 6,398 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at Lugeck. This highly regarded restaurant in Vienna has earned a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 4,346 satisfied guests.

Unwind after a long day in one of the best and most popular bars in Vienna, Josef Cocktailbar. This famous place has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 508 customers.

Another trendy bar is Flanagans. This bar’s extensive drink menu, amazing vibe, and friendly atmosphere have earned it an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars, based on the reviews of 3,132 customers.

Locals also recommend Crossfield's Australian Pub. This bar’s welcoming atmosphere has earned it an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to the reviews of 2,326 delighted customers.

Wind down and recharge for tomorrow's escapades in Vienna, Austria. With each day comes new experiences to cherish and enjoy.

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Day 3 – Vienna

Day 3

Day 3 – Vienna

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  • Belvedere Palace Chapel
  • St Stephen's Cathedral
  • Hofburg Palace
  • Museum of Natural History Vienna
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On day 3 of your fun city break in Vienna, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 2 nights left in Vienna.

Kick off the day at Belvedere Palace, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This chapel is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 60,791 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit St. Stephen's Cathedral. St. Stephen's Cathedral is a catholic cathedral with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 97,727 reviews.

Hofburg is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This castle is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 43,996 visitors.

Beyond the attractions mentioned above, you also have the opportunity to visit Museum of Natural History Vienna. This museum is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 30,533 visitors.

If you’re keen to experience more memorable moments in Vienna, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in Vienna below.

When you’re ready to eat, treat yourself to a nice meal at a top-rated restaurant in the region.

Make sure to reserve a table at Reinthaler's Beisl, an iconic dining spot in Vienna. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 3,346 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Puerstner while in Vienna. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, treasured by 3,511 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Rinderwahn, a favorite in Vienna. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 3,045 discerning guests.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Loos American Bar, a must-visit hotspot in the region of Vienna. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, backed by 1,538 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular Kleinod, consistently rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in reviews.

As the day draws to a close, bask in the tranquility of Vienna by night. With memories made and adventures ahead, rest well and embrace the journey anew tomorrow.

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Day 4 – Vienna

Day 4

Day 4 – Vienna

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  • Anker Clock
  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Prater
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On day 4 of your city break, you will set out to discover Vienna, including some of the most amazing things to see and do in the city. You’ll stay 1 night in Vienna and enjoy plenty of time for exploring.

Start your day with a visit to Ankeruhr. This extraordinary point of interest is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 10,275 visitors.

Next, make your way to Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel. This top attraction is a point of interest with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 34,639 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Prater. This park is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 107,807 travelers.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else Vienna has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences Vienna offers and add your favorites to your Austria travel package below.

After a full day of exploring, we recommend you try one of the best places to eat in Vienna. Enjoy the local flavors, unwind, and reflect on the day's adventures.

Make sure to book a table at Steirereck, a popular restaurant in Vienna. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,356 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at Figlmüller at Wollzeile during your stay in Vienna. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 2,569 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of Ilona Stüberl, a renowned dining destination in Vienna. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,621 satisfied guests.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Roberto American Bar, claiming it’s one of the best in the region. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 737 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Wienerin. It is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 863 customers.

Kruger’s American Bar is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 704 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another amazing day in Vienna, Austria.

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Day 5 – Vienna - departure day

Day 5

Day 5 – Vienna - departure day

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Your city break in Vienna is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city. Before you leave, make sure to capture a few last moments to cherish your rejuvenating vacation in Austria.

Depending on how much time you have to spare on your departure day, you may want to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Downtown Vienna offers excellent shopping opportunities and is the perfect place to browse for souvenirs and gifts to bring home. Take a walk and discover unique items you can purchase to remind you of your city break in Vienna.

If you can catch a later flight today, we recommend visiting some of the attractions you may not yet have had the time to explore. This extra time will let you discover more iconic landmarks and hidden gems in Vienna.

Citypark is an attraction you could visit on your last day in Vienna. This metro station has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 26,804 visitors.

Before you conclude your city break in Vienna, drop by a top-rated restaurant for your last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the destination's vibrant atmosphere over a delicious meal.

As you conclude your city break in Vienna, treasure the memories you've made. May they accompany you on your journey homeward while carefully planned travel arrangements ensure your safe return. It's time to say, "See you later, Vienna!" and travel onwards.

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