vienna, austria

Vienna is…

Vienna Austria Europe travel summer city palace streets

….a Baroque wonderland

Summer travel in the city of Vienna, Austria

…..gorgeous winding streets

Vienna Austria Europe travel summer city palace streets

Summer travel in the city of Vienna, Austria

…academies that look like opera houses

Vienna Austria Europe travel summer city palace streets

Summer travel in the city of Vienna, Austria

Vienna Austria Europe travel summer city palace streets

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Summer travel in the city of Vienna, Austria

Summer travel in the city of Vienna, Austria

 

Vienna Austria Europe travel summer city palace streets

 

Summer travel in the city of Vienna, Austria

Vienna Austria Europe travel summer city palace streets

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schonbrunn palace; vienna, austria

Visiting Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria

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Vienna Austria Europe travel summer city palace schonbrunn

Vienna Austria Europe travel summer city palace schonbrunn

Visiting Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria

Vienna Austria Europe travel summer city palace schonbrunn

Visiting Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria

I am a sucker for a good palace….A palace or a castle that gives you a glimpse into the life of royals back in whatever century. The Schonbrunn gives you a look at the heart of the Hapsburg Empire in all its glory, and the chance to learn a lot about people like Maria Theresa or Sisi (a princess who led an incredibly depressing life).

This was my second time at the Palace in Vienna. They have an amazing (and free) listening tour that takes you through the main rooms and tells you the stories of everything in them. Despite having listened to it before, the tour was just as good the second time around. Of all the palace tours I have been on this one was the most up close and personal.