Danube River Cruise July 25th 2011 We Arrive in Vienna!
We arrived in Vienna Austria for a two day stay in this beautiful and historic city. Our first tour is of the Schonbrunn Palace, the summer palace of the Hapsburgs, just outside Vienna. We have a tour of the city on the bus, via the Ringstrasse, to orient us to the area and introduce us to some of the landmark buildings in the city. The Schonbrunn is the Versaill ... read more
Europe » Austria » Vienna Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria'... ... read more