Vienna is the capital of Austria,
situated on the banks of the River
Danube. The City grew from settlements
during the Celtic and Roman era into a
Medieval and Baroque city. Vienna was
also the capital of the mighty
Austro-Hungarian Empire from 1867 until
they were defeated in WW1 in 1918.
WW1 began after Archduke Franz
Ferdinand of Austria was assassination in
Sarajevo on the 28th June 1914. The
Heeresgeschichtliches Museum in Vienna
contains the car he was riding in when
shot, uniform he was wearing, and the
pistol used by the Serbian Gavrilo
Princip to shoot him.
The currency in Austria is the Euro.
prices . Currency
Flights take about 2 hours between UK
Airports and Vienna Airport.
Airways . EasyJet
provide flights to Vienna International
Airport. For information on what UK
Airports they fly from, or other
airlines, visit: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vienna_International_Airport.
International Airport is situated
about 13 miles southeast of Vienna.
travel to Vienna centre, 25 - 35 minutes
travel time cost about 8 Euro. Non Stop
Trains take only 16 minutes, running
every half-hour, book online or pay
slightly more by buying a ticket on the
train itself, cost about 10 Euro.
cost about 32 Euro between the Airport
and hotels in the centre of Vienna.
Companies at Vienna Airport.