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VIENNA TRAVEL GUIDE
LANGUAGESGerman and a regional Viennese dialect (wienerisch).
WHAT TO EATWiener schnitzel (breaded and fried veal), tafelspitz (boiled beef and vegetables), Austrian goulash and sachertorte (chocolate cake) or apfelstrudel (apple strudel) for dessert.
WHAT TO BRING BACKManner wafers, Augarten porcelain, Staud’s jams, Empress Sisi or Gustav Klimt-related souvenirs and musical mementos like a mini Beethoven bust or mozartkugel (marzipan-filled chocolates with Mozart’s face on the wrapping).
FUN FACTAre you packing your black-tie attire? You might want to if you’re venturing to Vienna during winter, aka ball season. From November to March, over 450 balls take place here, with ladies and gents waltzing in tuxedoes and floor-length gowns in various elegant venues. For grand opulence, sweep into the Opera Ball or for more informal fun, try the Bonbon Ball.
IMPORTANT INFOFor more information on all necessary travel documents and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.
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