Frommer's Vienna & the Danube Valley

Frommer's Vienna & the Danube Valley

Paperback Frommer's Vienna & the Danube Valley

By (author) Dardis McNamee, By (author) Maggie Childs

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 131mm x 203mm x 14mm | 246g
  • Publication date: 3 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Chichester
  • ISBN 10: 0470975962
  • ISBN 13: 9780470975961
  • Edition: 8, Revised
  • Edition statement: 8th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: maps (some col.)
  • Sales rank: 783,868

Product description

"Frommer's Vienna & the Danube Valley" gives you the complete overview of insider knowledge on where and what to visit in Austria's picturesque and historically rich capital and surrounding countryside.Packed with detailed, opinionated and honest reviews, this guide gives you the lowdown on what's worth your time and what's not, providing extensive listings of accommodation, attractions and restaurants in both Vienna and various towns along the Danube river, whatever your budget.Vienna and the surrounding Austrian regions are broken down into chapter sections with itineraries, maps and highlights to help you to plan your stay, according to your timeframe. Explore castles, palaces and museums; discover the best Austrian and Viennese cuisine, including the legendary "Sachertorte"; take trips out of Vienna to the Danube Valley and visit the ancient Austrian "flower town" Tulln or Durnstein's castle fortress.Importantly, this guide provides the latest trip-planning advice and money-saving tips and directory of useful contacts to ensure you make the most of your stay in this beautiful and enticing destination at the heart of Europe.

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Dardis McNamee is Editor in Chief of the English-language monthly, The Vienna Review and on the research faculty in Media Communications at Webster University Vienna. In her long career in journalism she has been a correspondent for, among others, "The New York Times" and "Conde Nast Traveler" in New York, and for the "Wall Street Journal Europe" and "Die Zeit" in Vienna, as well as a speech writer to two US ambassadors to Austria. She has lived in Vienna for 15 years.Maggie Childs is a journalist and travel writer for publications such as "Conde Nast Traveller US, The Vienna Review, Gig Magazine," and various in-flight magazines. She has lived in Vienna for 14 years and also works for the Vienna bureau of the Associated Press. She is also the author of the Austria Chapter of "Europe For Dummies" and the Co-Author of "Frommer's Austria."

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Catch performances by leading opera stars at the legendary State Opera. See chapter 10.Detailed maps throughout Exact prices, directions, opening hours, and other practical informationCandid reviews of hotels and restaurants, plus sights, shopping, and nightlifeItineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning ideas Insider tips from local expert authors

Table of contents

List of Maps. 1 BEST OF VIENNA. 2 VIENNA IN DEPTH. 3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO VIENNA. 4 SUGGESTED VIENNA ITINERARIES. 5 WHERE TO STAY. 6 WHERE TO DINE. 7 EXPLORING VIENNA. 8 VIENNA WALKING TOURS. 9 SHOPPING. 10 VIENNA AFTER DARK. 11 SIDE TRIPS FROM VIENNA. 12 FAST FACTS. Index.