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Honeymoon In Vienna: Best Things To Do And Places To Stay

By Rajoo - June 17, 2020
Vienna, Austria

Vienna, the City of Music is known for its quality of life, unique houses, and a plethora of historic richness. Vienna is also known as one of the most romantic destinations in the world and is a great choice for a romantic holiday offering its tourists a unique mix of traditional heritage, modernity, and endless romance. This charming capital of Austria is also known for its festivals, watching shows at open-air cinemas, or shopping at Christmas markets. This city of plays, operas, and concerts will never make you run out of things to do on your honeymoon in Vienna, offering couples who love music, art, and the idea of romance in the midst of ancient European architecture!

Things To Do On Honeymoon In Vienna

Vienna is famous for its museums, restaurants, markets, interesting sights, and cosy wine taverns, hence is a great destination to visit on your honeymoon. See what all there is to do in this lovers’ heaven and what you shouldn’t miss.

1. The Hofburg 
2. St. Stephen’s Cathedral 
3. Schonbrunn Palace And Gardens 
4. The Belvedere Palace 
5. Graben Street 
6. Vienna Opera Ball 
7. Ferris Wheel

1. The Hofburg 

Vienna - Rooftop view of the Hofburg Palace
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The Hofburg, One of the top honeymoon destinations in Vienna, is a historically significant palace that was the seat of the rulers of the Habsburg kingdom and is an official workplace and residence today of Austria’s President. This palace serves as the imperial winter residence. It is nestled in a complex that houses numerous buildings, around 18 sets of buildings, 2,600 rooms, and 19 courtyards. Each building in this complex reflects various periods and architecture from Gothic, Rococo, Renaissance, and Baroque movements. Spread across 59 acres, this complex includes Imperial Apartments, Silver Collection, Imperial Chapel, Sisi Museum, Hofburg Treasury and more.

2. St. Stephen’s Cathedral 

Do not forget to add the St. Stephen’s Cathedral in your must-visit list, When you are on your honeymoon in Vienna, Austria.  One among the most beloved landmarks of Vienna and the most important of the archbishopric’s cathedral and Gothic church from 1722, the St. Stephen’s Cathedral stands with all its grace. You can climb the 343 steps up to the Staff’s Watch Room and enjoy a stunning view of the city. Other highlights include a catacombs, massive Pummerin Bell, and Cathedral Treasure featuring the cathedral’s important artefacts.

3. Schonbrunn Palace And Gardens

Schonbrunn Palace is another top honeymoon destination in Vienna, Known for its grandeur, magnificent architecture and beautiful park-like setting, the 18th-century Schonbrunn Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This palace was a summer house of the Habsburgs for centuries and thus reflects the Habsburg monarchs. There are over 1,441 rooms in this Baroque palace and apartments, inclusive of those used by Emperor Franz Joseph and Empress Maria Theresa.

4. The Belvedere Palace 

Belvedere Palace, Vienna - Austria
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Planning for a honeymoon in Vienna, then definitely pay a visit to the Belvedere Palace. The Belvedere Palace is inclusive of two opulent Baroque buildings and is a very popular attraction in Vienna. The upper palace has several statues as well as the Ceremonial Staircase with rich frescoes and stucco relief. There is a Marble hall and a sumptuous 2-storey hall with several period paintings, sculptures, and ceiling frescoes worth seeing. The other palace also has a Marble Hall which is famous for its grand ceiling fresco and oval plaster medallions. You can also see the Marble Gallery, the Winter Palace and the Osterreichische Galerie Belvedere. 

5. Graben Street 

Graben Street is a famous, pulsating and exclusive shopping street in Vienna, that is stationed in the central area of the city’s inner area. Dating back to the old Romans from the 17th and 18th century, this street is surrounded by famous alleys, gourmet and elegant traditions. Do add this place in your Vienna honeymoon package and visit the finest traditional shops, coffee shops, restaurants, gourmet supermarkets with exquisite Austrian, international groceries and wine shops in Graben Street.

6. Vienna Opera Ball 

Don’t miss this opportunity to dance the waltz with your partner in one of the most romantic cities in Europe. Take your better half to the ball for a unique experience if you are visiting Vienna. In the winter season, approximately 200 events are organized here and it’s the most famous place in Vienna for couples.

7. Ferris Wheel 

Ferris Wheel Vienna
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Offering an incredible and romantic experience the iconic and exotic Giant Ferris Wheel Prater amusement park is a must-try. They offer candlelight dinners, thereby, you can hire a cabin and select from a variety of 3-course menus along with wine and champagne. The ride takes several rotations until you complete your meal and is definitely a unique experience to go on during your honeymoon in Vienna.

Places To Stay On Your Honeymoon In Vienna

See the most romantic accommodation options in Vienna that will make your honeymoon an exquisite affair.

1. Schonbrunn Palace Suite
2. Hotel Imperial
3. Hotel Sans Souci
4. Motel One Wien-Staatsoper

1. Schonbrunn Palace Suite

For having the best romantic and royal experiences in Vienna, you can hire a Grand and luxurious suite in the Schonbrunn Palace. From the canopied four-poster bed, you can watch across the luscious park of Schonbrunn till as far as the Gloriette Belvedere on the hilltop.

2. Hotel Imperial

The Hofburg Imperial Palace offering top-class personal service is also the most amazing palace hotel in Vienna. It is just an arms-length distance from the historic city, State Opera and Musikverein.

3. Hotel Sans Souci

Hotel Sans Souci
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For a little intimate setting and highly stylish yet romantic honeymoon in Vienna, choose the Sans Souci. Located 5min from the Ringstrasse boulevard, this hotel illuminated by 5 glistening chandeliers and a 20m indoor pool is amongst the best honeymoon hotels in Vienna.

4. Motel One Wien-Staatsoper

Sited at a distance of 100m from the State Opera, this hotel occupying a 19th century protected building is the perfect destination to halt with your wife/husband. The hotel is close to shopping areas and has a bar, attentive staff, lavish rooms, provides free Wi-Fi, and a delicious breakfast.

Vienna’s beautiful landmarks are a treat for history and art lovers. Offering plenty of places to explore and admire, a holiday in Vienna will be the perfect choice for your honeymoon. What are you waiting for? Plan today and explore the best of this romantic city on your honeymoon in Vienna. Check some of the best Vienna honeymoon packages and book your getaway now with Pickyourtrail

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