Prague Castle

Located in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, Prague Castle is the largest ancient castle in the entire world. It has over a thousand years of history behind it, with its beginnings leading all the way back to the 9th century. Made up of 70,000 square metres of an assortment of palaces, churches, and gardens, this castle complex is collectively known as Prague Castle. Home to the nation’s president, largest cathedral, and one of its oldest churches, Prague Castle pretty much has it all! To start off my Prague series here on my blog, today I’ll be sharing with you the ultimate guide to Prague Castle, with info on everything you’d ever need to know about the astonishing attraction.

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The Perfect Day in Vienna: A One Day Itinerary

From Hofburg to Schönbrunn, St. Stephen’s to St. Peter’s, and Strauss to Beethoven, Vienna is famous for a variety of reasons. The city has a lot of offer, seeing as it is Austria’s capital and largest city. One could spend days exploring just one of Vienna’s inner city districts, roaming the cobblestone streets and window-shopping at some of the world’s fanciest stores. During my first visit to Vienna, back in December, my family and I only had a little over a day to spend in the city. Luckily, I planned our time there well, and we were able to see almost all of Vienna’s top sights. To help out any of you in the same situation, I created a one day itinerary to Vienna, showing you how to have the perfect day in the city, which I’ll be sharing throughout this post!

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The Imperial City: A Guide to Vienna, Austria

Often considered the continent’s culture capital, Vienna, Austria’s capital, is famous for its romance, music, art, and architecture. The city, located on the Danube river, is home to 23 districts, each with its own unique allure. Nicknamed the Imperial City, Vienna is considered one of the most liveable cities in the world. From its imperial palaces, Schönbrunn and Hofburg; to its beautiful churches, St. Stephen’s and St. Peter’s; to its famous former residents, Beethoven and Strauss; Vienna is famous for dozens of reasons. Despite the short amount of time I spent in the city (just a day!), Vienna is easily one of my favourite cities I’ve ever visited. Throughout this post I’ll be giving you the ultimate guide to this Austrian metropolis, with info on transportation, accommodation, and attractions within Vienna.

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Best Vienna Day Trips

 

Vienna, the capital of Austria, is one of the most visited cities in Europe (for obvious reasons!). Often considered the continent’s culture capital, is famous for its romance, music, art, architecture, and more. This beautiful city is located in Eastern Austria, on the Danube River and near the country’s borders with the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Many charming towns, villages, and cities surround the capital, many of them discoverable through day trips from Vienna. In this post, I’ll be writing about three of the most popular day trips destinations from Vienna: Bratislava, Hallstatt, and Salzburg. All three of these cities are under three hours away from Vienna, the perfect distance for a perfect day trip!

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Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace

Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace, with its one million plus visitors per year, is the most visited tourist attraction in Austria. Throughout its centuries of history, this UNESCO World Heritage Site has hosted many of Austria’s monarchs, particularly known for being the summer home to the Habsburgs. Stunning royal rooms decorate the interior of the palace, while the grand gardens surrounding it illuminate Schönbrunn exterior. Often compared to France’s Palace of Versailles (nicknamed a “mini Versailles”), Schönbrunn was the first place I visited during my time in Vienna. In this post, I will be informing you on all you’d ever need to know about this famous Viennese Palace!

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