It would be very easy to get tired of seeing another city, but our visit to Vienna, the capital of Austria,  was quite inspiring.

In the morning, we did a city tour that took us to some of the main sites – the Hapsburg family winter palace and to the Opera House. It seems that there is a grand and noble building on every major intersection. We were feeling  a bit flat on this day and we didn’t do justice to Vienna. We could have spent the afternoon in the city, but we chose to catch up with a few administrative things back at the ship. Anyway, this place really demands a week of visiting time, rather than the one day that we had allocated. We will have to return one day and combine a trip to both Vienna and Prague.


Our highlight of the day was a private concert played for us at the Luxembourg Palace – a wonderful building in baroque style. The orchestra played superbly. After the concert, it was back on the buys and then home to the ship for a good night’s sleep.



Bruce is a keen traveller and photographer. This web site describes his travel and family interests

One thought on “Vienna”

  1. I understand you feeling flat from you violinist description.Vienna is Auntie Joy’s favourite,you must revisit.Jim.

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