A weekend in Vienna and Budapest
Travel to two countries in one weekend with schnapps in Vienna, historical sites and the thermal spas of Budapest
Get there: Daily flights from London or book your train ticket in advance if you’re coming from Budapest instead
Stay: Wombats Hotels have two locations in central Vienna with comfy beds, a welcome drink at the bar and great recommendations for what to see and do.
Daytime: Take a free walking tour of the city to see the major sites and get your bearings. There are tonnes of things to see in and around the Ring Road including the Schönbrunn Palace, Hofburg Palace, and St Stephens Cathedral. If you have more time the Schnapsmuseum has fantastic tours that include stories of how the family business began and tastings at the end.
Get there: Daily flights from London or book your train ticket in advance if you’re coming from Vienna instead
Nighttime: If you’re up for a party there’s a spa-rty at the thermal baths over summer, the ruin bars for a unique night out or if you’re up for some culture the Opera is a great choice … and don’t forget the chimney cake and ice cream