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Vienna is the capital of Austria along the Donau River. The oldest part of the city was built on the southern bank. The city is full of history and places of interest: interesting museums and wonderful parks. One of them especially worth to visit called Gardens of Schonbrunn. The Palace situated in the park is is considered one of the most beautiful baroque palaces in Europe. Other place to see is The museum of Mozart, which offers well documented portrait of Mozart’s years in Vienna, with lots of drawings and paintings of the clan, original sheet music, letters and musical instruments.
The city has warm summers with average high temperatures of 24 to 33 °C (75 to 91 °F) Winters are rather dry and cold with average temperatures at about freezing point. Spring and autumn are mild.
Vienna International Airport IATA code VIE is the international airport of Vienna. Situated in Schwechat, 18 km southeast of central Vienna, 226 km of Budapest and 62 km of Bratislava. It is the country's biggest airport. Main airlines are Austrian Airlines, Niki and Lufthansa.
Vienna has a well-developed public transport network. Buses, trains, trams and underground lines will take you almost anywhere in the city. Vienna public transport Wiener Linien operates five underground lines, trams and buses lines and night lines. Tickets are available at ticket machines at most underground stations or at kiosks.
The streets are narrow and many of them are one-way which can get confusing for a visitor who does not know the town. It is hard to find a parking space in the center, you can only park for a short time in the center and selected places. These parking permits can be bought is small stores.
On the city border there are five parking spaces, you can leave your car behind and continue with public transport to the center.
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