After a complete technical renovation the Jewish Museum Vienna reopened its doors on both the Judenplatz and Dorotheergasse in the first district. It provides an insight into the Jewish past and present and its precious collections.
The International Design Fair invites from October 14th until 16th to a journey between provocation and suitability for daily use. About 150 creative heads presents new trends in the categories furniture, fashion, lights and accessories in the Viennese MAK – Museum for applied arts.
We know already that living in Vienna is pleasant. This was proven by Mercer’s cost of living survey in 2010, when the Danube metropolis arises the second time as the city with the highest living quality. And in the survey from the ‘Economist Intelligence Unit’, Vienna successfully ranked second. According to the ‘Livability Ranking Report’, issued in August 2011, Austria’s capital city reserved second ranking from other top-destinations worldwide, such as Melbourne, Vancouver or Helsinki. For the future Vienna targets ambitious goals, especially in the tourism sector.
More than 430 townships and cities take part in the European Mobility Week, which takes place from September 16th to 22nd, a significant step in fighting the biggest problem in climate protection – traffic.
The sweet palate is definitely not too short in Vienna. One eatery next to another opens its doors and offers delicious and individual created cupcakes, muffins, cakes and Co. Young and trendy Cafés, confectioneries or snack bars extend the traditional Viennese coffeehouse culture.
During these hottest days of the year, everyone’s seeking for some cooling-off. If you don’t have enough time to jump into the Danube, with delicious ice cream you will be able to stand the 37 degrees. Here are 4 of the of the best ice cream parlours in Vienna:
The traditional Viennese cuisine has many different delicacies to offer, think about the Schweinsbraten or Wiener Schnitzel, good and solid. Or something sweet, like the Kaiserschmarren or Apfelstrudel.
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