Neighbourhood guide to Vienna

Beyond the historic centre, the Austrian capital is a world away from its grandiose image. Here, you’ll find public art, relaxed terraces, and markets to savour local flavours.

Eat: Vienna

Traditional coffeehouse culture still thrives in Austria's capital but modern, worldly flavours are starting to steal the spotlight

Sleep: Vienna

For a right royal experience, a stay in Vienna is hard to beat. Yet amid the regal villas, palaces, opulent art galleries and traditional coffee houses, there are many surprisingly affordable places to bed down.

City life: Vienna

Beyond the famous Ringstrasse lies a Vienna that thinks little of regal Austria or the gilded beat of Lipizzaner horse hooves. The city’s 22 other districts have their minds set on the here and now.

Vienna: Great balls of snow

One of the most effortlessly festive cities in the world, Vienna also happens to be the home of that quintessential Christmas souvenir, the snow globe

Europe rail: A Viennese whirl and Budapest break

Let the train take the strain and head from Milan to Vienna and Budapest, taking in the museums, Sachertorte, schnitzels, trams, waterparks and more