Fly To Vienna, Austria
Vienna is Austria's largest city and a desirable destination for many. After landing at Vienna airport, you'll have the chance to recharge the batteries in one of the many historical cafés while admiring the surroundings of the city centre, a world heritage site no less!
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Why visit Vienna?
- A progressive city filled with culture, great food and sites to admire!
- An open and welcoming atmosphere day and night!
- Plenty of places to visit for enrichment and entertainment!
Vienna's weather is quite cold in the winter, with average temperatures lingering around freezing point. The reliably-warm summers make it the best time to visit.
The main language spoken in Vienna is Austrian-German. Simple phrases to use while interacting with the friendly Viennese people include “guten tag, danke, bitte and tschuss,” which mean “good day, thank you, please and bye.”
- As the home of psycho-analyst Sigmund Freud, Vienna is known as “The City of Dreams.”
- The Danube river that runs through the city also passes through three other capital cities.
- As a brewery city, Vienna has the proud distinction of being the world's only wine-producing capital.
The best things to do and see in Vienna will depend on your idea of the perfect holiday. For the culture vultures, Vienna is known for its rich musical history and art. Why not head on down to the stunning Burgtheater and take in the sounds of this hugely important theatrical building. Elsewhere, a point of interest is that Vienna surprisingly has a number of beaches to relax at, as well as many parks.
Why not sample some of the local delights while in Vienna, including the delicious Weiner Schnitzel, a flat cutlet of fried pork or veal perfect with a side of salad. Vienna also has a variety of markets, stalls and bars you can walk among, but be picky about the meat vendors you eat from. A safe and tasty bet is the winter hot chestnut stands, and a bakery is never far away.
Just over 40% of Viennese people identify themselves as Catholic, while over 30% have no religious affiliation. You can visit many places of worship in the city, include the Large Vienna Islamic Centre and various Catholic and Orthodox churches. The drinking age in Vienna is 16, and fashion choices are relaxed.
The crime rate in Vienna it pretty low, but as a tourist hotspot pick-pocketers are known to operate in crowded areas. Besides keeping your valuable secure, be sure to avoid quiet areas at night. In tourist locations, you'll have no problem enjoying the night-time scenes, and public transport offers safe travel at any time.
Original, signed Nigeria passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity at the time of travel.
A Tourist Visa is required and can be obtained at Austrian visa application centers at Victoria Island, Lagos and Maitama, Abuja.
Nigerian Embassy Vienna
Address: Rennweg 25, 1030, Vienna
Phone: +43 1 7126685
Fax: +43 1 7141402
Vienna International Airport – VIE
Coffee: Coffee Shop Company, Café & Co., Caffé Ritazza, Daily Roast, McCafé, Starbucks, Take Off and Vienna Tea & Coffee House.
Forex Bureaus: American Express, Bank Austria, Erste Bank, Interchange and Raiffeisenbank.
Lost Luggage: Lost hold luggage should be handled by your individual airline’s help desk. The airport Lost Property Office is located on level 0.
Airport Hotels: The NH Vienna Airport Hotel is located directly opposite the arrivals hall.
Car Hire: Avis, Buchbinder, Budget, EasyMotion, Hertz, Europcar, Megadrive and Sixt.
Vienna International Airport is a hub for: Austrian Airline and Niki.
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