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Restaurant and hotel in the country. On crossing the threshold of Taubenkobel, you will be welcomed by the owners, the Eselböck family, in the unique atmosphere of this cosmopolitan haven in a Burgenland village. This charming 19th century vintner’s house is dedicated to well-being, the appreciation of art and love of the surrounding nature of the Pannonian lowlands. The remarkable cuisine of Chef Alain Weissgerber will enchant your palate. Created in 1984, the former farm hosts not only one of the best culinary addresses but is also a romantic hotel, a grocery store in the middle of a beautiful garden that will seduce you. ... Learn moreless
Produced next to Lake Neusiedl, the Kracher House's wines benefit from a continental climate and a particularly favorable soil. With its great sweet wines, the vineyard feels like an Austrian Château d’Yquem! Alois Kracher, who passed away in 2007, was awarded the title of “Winemaker of the Year" by the prestigious Wine Magazine on several occasions. It is his son Gerhard who now runs the prestigious vineyard.
Three or four times each winter without fail, the people of Vienna head for Lake Neusiedl. Families come and slide on the big frozen lake, feeling great that they are able to take advantage of winter in this way. Everyone enjoys the cafe terraces between two arabesques. Anyone can skate: children, dogs, parents, grandparents!
Esterhazy Castle is one of the jewels of the city of Eisenstadt. The princes of the same name had it built in the second half of the 17th century. It was within these walls that the famous composer Joseph Haydn, who was the choirmaster to the Court of Esterhazy, presented many of his compositions. Every year in September, the International Haydn Days are held with many concerts in honor of the famous musician…
It was a defining episode in Austrian history: January 30, 1889, Archduke Rudolph, the son of Emperor Franz Joseph the 1st of Austria and Empress Elizabeth (the famous Sissi), the heir to the crown, was found dead along with his young mistress in the Mayerling hunting lodge. Known to all Austrians as the "Mayerling tragedy" the murder has never been solved. The museum is located in the old pavilion and masses are still celebrated on the site.
Prior to taking the name of Baden, this charming little town was called Aquae in ancient times. Located close to Vienna, many personalities from the nobility used to come and bathe in its springs. Queen Béatrice of Hungary used to bath here to fight against sterility and Emperor Franz 1st and Beethoven were also regulars. The town is still one of the most important spas in Austria.
Hotel and restaurant in town. The Ring’s majestic 19th century facade stands out on the main street that is lined with the charm of Ringstrasse, Vienna’s historical centre. A stone’s throw away from the opera and just 150 meters from the Musikverein, in the bustling heart of the city, The Ring is both an elegant and contemporary treasure. The beautiful original elevator provides access to the quietest and most intimate rooms from which you can gaze upon the cheerful procession of red and white tramways. The hotel’s crown jewel, the Ring suite, features a balcony overlooking the city, and can accommodate conference meetings and business diners under its magnificent crystal chandelier. In the evening, the restaurant, At Eight, decorated with white tablecloths and warmed by the light of its chandeliers, offers you a chance to discover the essence of Viennese cuisine through the use of seasonal specials. ... Learn moreless
On the edge of Vienna’s historic centre, Amador restaurant is a universe of surprises. From the outside, who would suspect a hidden vaulted cellar lined with rows of red brick? But it is indeed here, where Juan Amador, a German–Spanish chef with two Michelin stars, has created Vienna’s most avant-garde gourmet restaurant. He delivers a highly personal, technically masterful and multicultural cuisine. Local products play an important role, but it is Asia and the Mediterranean which serve as the chef’s inspiration: yellowtail kingfish sushi, coffee foam, passion fruit and spinach; or Iberian pluma, pig’s head, bell pepper and goulash jus.
Located on Bognergasse 5, this institution first opened its doors in 1618. What started out as a simple store selling exotic produce and spices has become a must in the city. People come here and meet with friends or family in a very "Viennese" atmosphere. Astonishing waiters in tailcoats oversee proceedings in this relaxing and cozy cafe…
This is one of the finest concert halls ever invented and is known to all classical music lovers. The Vienna Musikverein was officially opened in 1870 and its New Year's Concert is always followed by hundreds of millions of viewers worldwide. Tickets here are both rare and expensive. Finding a seat there sometimes makes you feel privileged…
Hotel and restaurant in a village. In the heart of the Wagram wine-growing region, the village of Feuersbrunn is the place to enjoy Austrian “art de vivre”, and is also the home of the Mörwald family. Mörwald Gourmet “Toni M.” will delight food lovers with a classical haute cuisine enlivened by the chef ’s modern touch: Toni Mörwald likes to tease the best out of the finest regional ingredients to create a surprise with dishes such as Medallion of Poached Wild Samlet. This fusion style is reflected in the contemporary decor of the restaurant as well as in the beautiful design of MÖRWALD Hotel am Wagram where guests can take some time to broaden their knowledge of wine culture or visit the area. ... Learn moreless
Hotel and restaurant on a big river. A table dressed under the trees and, as a backdrop, breath-taking landscapes: Schloss Dürnstein promises unforgettable dinners on the beautiful terrace overlooking the Danube. You are in Lower Austria, in the charming Wachau valley, listed as world heritage. The forested slopes along the river are marked by orchards, small villages, vineyards, monasteries and castles. This 17th century castle has a splendid décor as well as a sauna, hammam and pools. Should your thoughts turn to a waltz melody, then it will probably be the masterpiece by Johann Strauss, On the Beautiful Blue Danube. The title could not be more fitting. ... Learn moreless
An incredible music festival has been held under the windows of Grafenegg Castle in recent years. This event brings thousands of spectators and the most prestigious orchestras in the world together (the Vienna Philharmonic, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, etc.). It is said that flight paths are diverted during the festival to avoid disturbing the music! Toni Mörwald prepares delicious picnics for his music-loving customers.
This is one of the most beautiful landscapes in Austria: you can walk between castles and monasteries, vineyards and rivers in this Danube valley. From Krems to Melk, you can explore paths leading to the mountains. You can eat the best apricots in the country and the area also produces great wines. It was here, in the small town of Dürnstein, that Leopold V took Richard the Lionheart prisoner. Almost 30 km long, the Wachau Valley is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its cultural landscapes.