2 - 5 Days
If you are planning on spending 2 to 5 days in Vienna, refer to the itinerary below.
For those with only 2 days in Vienna: It is possible to see all three of Vienna’s famous palaces – Hofburg, Belvedere, and Schonbrunn – in 2 days (at the expense of other attractions / activities). They each offer something different and unique. But be prepared to be rushed and tailor your day 1 and day 2 activities to accommodate.
For those with 4 or more days in Vienna: Schonbrunn Zoo and Schonbrunn Palace are located right next to each other. Similarly, Wiener Riesenrad is located inside The Prater (theme park). Combine these activities together on the same day to minimize travel time and distance.
If you only have 1 day in Vienna, use the separate 1 Day itinerary here.
★ St Stephens Cathedral (45 mins - *Must-see*): Medieval Roman Catholic church & seat of the Archbishop
★ Hofburg Palace (120 mins - *Must-see*): Former imperial palace and official residence of Austria's President
★ Schatzkammer (60 mins): Imperial treasury housing collections from Austrian emperors over 1,000 years
★ Peterskirche (30 mins): Second oldest church in Vienna
★ Votivkirche (30 mins): Gothic church built in thanks for the Emperor's assassination survival
★ Rathaus (15 mins - Photo Stop): Vienna's massive city hall with rich architecture
★ Austrian Parliament (15 mins - Photo Stop): Parliament building with rich architectural features
★ Graben (90 mins): Famous street filled with expensive shops and historical buildings. Leisurely stroll around the area.
★ Vienna Pestsaule (15 mins - Photo Stop): Holy Trinity column commemorating victims of the plague
★ Schonbrunn Palace (240 mins - *Must-see*): Former imperial summer residence with 1,441 rooms
★ Karlskirche (30 mins): One of the city's most outstanding baroque churches
★ Kunsthistorisches Museum (90 mins): 19th century art museum housing the imperial family's collections
★ MuseumsQuartier Wien (60 mins): Restored area containing many of the city's finest museums
★ Wiener Riesenrad (90 mins): 19th century ferris wheel offering spectacular city views
★ Belvedere Palace Complex (90 mins - *Must-see*): Building complex housing two 18th century palaces
★ Staatsoper (15 mins - Photo Stop): One of the world's leading opera houses
★ Naschmarkt (60 mins): Popular market for food and produce
★ Spanish Riding School (90 mins): Horse riding school, offering shows & tours
★ Liechtenstein City Palace (90 mins): One of two palaces owned by the noble Liechtenstein family
★ Karntnerstrasse (90 mins): Vienna's most famous shopping street
★ Schonbrunn Zoo (180 mins): Vienna Zoo
★ Albertina (90 mins): Museum housing one of the world's most important print rooms
★ Natural History Museum (90 mins): Museum home to vast specimen collections from dinosaurs to meteorites
★ Stadtpark (60 mins): Vienna's largest park with a river, bridges, & statues
★ Danube Tower (60 mins): Austria's tallest tower offering breath-taking views over Vienna
★ The Prater (360 mins): Amusement park with a landmark 19th century ferris wheel
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