Vienna is a delightful European capital, surrounded by greenery and vineyards, situated on the Danube River on the far Eastern side of Europe. It is a city that is remarkably absent of tourists, even though it has some of the most esteemed world class art, music, architecture and a very well-kept, modern urban transit system. It is a grand, human-scale city that is very easy to navigate. You will not be bothered with waiting lines - even though there are a great number of masterworks by artists such as Klimt, Schiele, Vermeer, Bruegel, Durer, Titian, Rubens, Velasquez, Arcimbaldo and Cranach the Elder. Alongside these esteemed historical works is a vibrant community of contemporary works and venues.
Musically, it is the city of Mozart, Beethoven and Haydn with a lively opera, philharmonic orchestra and chamber music scene. The restaurants are fresh, cafe society is alive and well. Enabling access to it all, the public transit is clean, timely and easy to use. The pedestrian city center, ideal for strolling, is a World Heritage site. City palaces, and museums are easily reached and there are cafes galore to enjoy a pleasant break.