Vienna is the capital of Austria and Europe's gate to the East.

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Shopping on 30 Dec to 7th Jan in Vienna, new year discount [closed]

Will we buy things at a cheaper price because of new year at this time of the year (30 Dec - 7 Jan) or should it be sooner at the beginning of the last month?
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How does one “navigate” by train across Central Europe? [closed]

We are a family of 4, 2 youth aged 21 and 24. We plan to reach Lucerne on 19th of July 2014.... Lucerne-2 nights, then Salzburg 3 Night, then Vienna 3 nights, then Budapest 3 nights and Prague 3 ...
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Do Indian nationals require a transit visa at Vienna travelling from Ukraine to India?

One of my friends is studying in Ukraine, now he wants to travel to India for vacation via Vienna. Does he require a transit visa?
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insider restaurant tip for traditional cuisine in Vienna [closed]

we would like to find a non-touristy place where locals go to, serving Austrian dishes, downtown Vienna
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How can I find good classical music concerts in Vienna?

I am looking for good concerts in Vienna. I heard there are a lot of tourist traps around. Specially from sellers in the street "dressed up as Mozart". Not that the performances are bad but the prices ...
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Can I change a hotel booking from free cancellation rates to pre-paid rates?

I am visiting Vienna in April next year and am thinking of booking a hotel via one of the hotel providers like booking.com. Is it all right to book at free cancellation rates now and then change to ...
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Vienna - groceries opening hours during weekend

In which hours are the groceries opened during weekend in Vienna? I will arrive there Saturday before noon, I'd like to know if I should take the food for 2 days with me, or can I expect to buy some ...
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Preparing food yourself in hostels in Vienna?

Is it generally allowed to prepare own food in hostels in Vienna, and should I expect them to have a kitchen appropriate for it? When staying in Berlin, I've met a group of Spaniards who were cooking ...
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Would I be able to communicate in Vienna in German?

I'm planning a trip to Vienna. Since I know German quite well, I didn't foresee any problems... but after reading Wikipedia articles about dialects in Austria, especially about Bairisch dialect, I'm a ...
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Hostels in Vienna - reservation and prepaid

I'm planning to spend a few days in Vienna, in hostel, 2 person. I haven't started looking for hostel, so I have the question about the specific of finding hostel there: Do I need a reservation at ...
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Conditions of train ticket between Vienna and Bratislava

I'm planning a trip to Vienna, and I'd like to visit also Bratislava. I've found a page with prices of train tickets: http://bratislava-slovakia.eu/travel/vienna-bratislava/vienna-train, however, the ...
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Taking bike as luggage from Bratislava to Vienna

I want to take my bike as a luggage from Bratislava to Vienna. Do you know if any regular bus line (specifically those departing from bus station at Mlynske Nivy) will accept bike? If not, can I take ...
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Travelling from Seattle to Yerevan via Frankfurt and Vienna - Do I need visas for transit? [duplicate]

I'm traveling from Seattle, US to Yerevan, Armenia to see my family. I have a Russian passport with a valid US visa stamped in it. I'll fly from Seattle to Frankfurt, from Frankfurt to Vienna and from ...
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Train from Zurich to Vienna - anything to look out for?

I will be soon be travelling by train from Zurich to Vienna, with 8- and 5-year-old children. Obviously we will be packing 'things to do', but are there any things along the way we should be ...
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What is the most beautiful and pleasant city for a citytrip? Vienna or Budapest? [closed]

We are planning on sending our parents on a citytrip for our dad's 60th birthday. Both my parents are very interested in architecture and enjoy visiting "architecturally beautiful" cities. They've ...
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Austria in September

I am planning a trip to Austria in September for myself and my wife (both Canadians). The rough plan is to spend 7-8 days, and we'd like to visit Vienna, Salzburg, and Hallstatt. So far I am ...
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Please help me understand this Deutsche Bahn schedule from Prague to Vienna

OK, I'm in the "dream" planning stages for my next trip to Europe. Prague and Vienna is a contender. So I get this Deutsche Bahn (DB) app for my iPhone and type in a hypothetical trip for tomorrow. ...