This Vienna guide in 3 days It will help you to explore the city on foot, by subway and by tram, and do not miss any important place in the city during these days.
During the first two days you will have known all the tourist attractions of the historic center, in addition to visiting the farthest palaces, such as Schönbrunn and Belvedere, in addition to the oldest amusement park in the world, El Prater. On this third day, we suggest you visit some of the Austrian jewels that are near the capital, such as the Danube Valley, or a little further away, the beautiful city of Salzburg, which are some of the most incredible places in Austria.
Based on the experience of our trip in Austria by rental car where we visited all these places, we have made this guide to visit Vienna in three days. We start!
Tips for a trip to Vienna
- To get from the airport to the center of Vienna or to your hotel, you have several options: train, bus, taxi or this direct transfer to the hotel. You can find more information about the transfer in this post about how to go from Vienna airport to downtown
- To stay in Vienna we recommend the Hotel Capricorn, located in the city center and near the metro lines and also has a good breakfast and a great quality / price ratio.
- A good way to save money on tickets in the Vienna in 3 days is to buy the Vienna Pass for 1, 2, 3 or 6 days.
- Although it is usual to fly to Vienna, if you want to save money, it is best to look for a flight to Bratislava Airport, since they leave cheaper and is only an hour by bus from the city center.
- Book this free tour of Vienna Free!, One of the best free tours in Vienna with a guide in Spanish, which will allow you to know the history of the city and its main points of interest in the historic center.
For more recommendations you can consult this post about the best tips for traveling to Vienna.
First day in Vienna
This Vienna route in three days Start early visiting the Naschmarkt market that opens at 6 in the morning. After touring its more than 120 local products stalls you will head to the Hofburg Palace, which opens at 9, is the most important in the city and in which the entrance is included if you buy the Vienna Pass card.
In the Hofburg complex, in addition to the interior of the Palace, it is also worth visiting the Spanish Riding School and especially the Austrian National Library, one of the most beautiful in the world with its spectacular Imperial Hall.
To get to Salzburg from Vienna you can take the train, about 3 hours from Wien Westbahnhof station.
Another good alternative to learn more about the history of the city is to book this one-day bus tour with a guide in Spanish.
If you have more days you can do any of these other recommended excursions from Vienna:
- Excursion to the Vienna Woods.
- Excursion to Budapest.
- Excursion to Prague.