Vienna Itinerary 3 Days

3 Days in Vienna - Perfect 72 Hours Guide

It won't be an exaggeration to call Vienna one of the most beautiful gems in the world. Vienna is the largest city and capital of Austria. Located by the Danube River, Vienna is marked by its baroque palaces, medieval cathedrals, and the residential houses of famous personalities like Sigmund Freud and Mozart. Although Vienna is a place where you would love to spend an entire lifetime, spending 3 days in Vienna is one of the great ways to experience this beautiful east of Austria. This 3-day Vienna itinerary will tell you how to do it.

What to see in 3 days in Vienna?

Day 1 in Vienna

One of the best ways to explore Vienna's famous attractions is to go for a bus tour. The tourist bus will help you enjoy a wonderful sightseeing in the city of Vienna. Most of the bus tour cover the area around the river Danube and Ringstrasse. The bus leaves in the morning and the tour takes around 3 to 4 hours. After this, you can also enjoy a walking tour of the city's historical museums and palatial buildings in the afternoon. You can start from St. Michael's Square and explore the attractions around it. To learn about the glorious art forms of Vienna, you would also like to drop by the famous Kunsthistorisches Museum.

Day 2 in Vienna

On the second day of your 3D2N Vienna itinerary, you can discover some more historical and natural attractions of the city. To learn about the turbulent history of the place, the 18th century palace of Schönbrunn will be a great location. Walk through the grand rooms and gardens of this palace. From here, head straight to the Schönbrunn Zoo, the oldest zoo in the world. The fact itself will make your visit to the zoo more fascinating, let apart meeting and feeding the exotic animals. On the same day you can visit the Imperial Carriage Museum that is located inside the Schönbrunn Palace. Finally, head to the Giant Ferris Wheel at night to enjoy the stunning views of the illuminated city from above.

Day 3 in Vienna

Begin this day at the Spanish Riding School where you will learn about the equestrian art and befriend the Lipizzan horses. This place will also provide you a glimpse of Austria's imperial past. If you are in Vienna in Summer, you can also be a part of the show called Piber Meets Vienna. Another place to visit for the day will be the Hofburg Imperial Palace which should be included in the bucket list of your 72 hours in Vienna. Visit the Sisi Museum to see the relics from the past. From here, head to the Albertina which is considered as one of the richest art galleries of Vienna. You will find a huge collection of the art works by famous artists like Picasso and Monet. Finally, at the end of your trip, don't forget to buy some Austrian crafts as a souvenir for your friends.

In addition to all this, make sure that you try all the famous Austrian dishes, be it Tafelspitz or Potato goulash.

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