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Vienna Layover Tips For Flight Attendants | WOC

Vienna Layover Tips For Flight Attendants | WOC

Only a few cities in the world glide so effortlessly between the past and the present as Vienna. Here’s our pick of the top 9 things to do the capital of Austria during your layover.

What to do in Vienna for 24h to 48h


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Vienna’s 13th century Hofburg Palace is a complex of imposing buildings and museums. You can get a glimpse of the royal life in the palace’s Imperial Apartments.

Golden Hall of Musikverein

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Wiener Musikverein is a concert hall where music and opulence come together beautifully. Its Golden Hall or Great Hall is said to be the finest concert hall in the world owing to its impeccable acoustics.

Museum of Fine Arts

The formidable Habsburg art collection is on display here and includes works of several celebrated artists such as Raphael, Rembrandt, Vermeer and Tintoretto to name a few. You will also find galleries housing Egyptian artefacts as well as Greek and Roman antiquities.

State Opera House

State Opera House is one of the busiest opera houses in the world. Catching an opera at the Staatsoper is amongst the top things to do in Vienna.

WOC Tip: Try and book tickets online or you can get standing room tickets for just €4, which become available 90 minutes before the start of the performance.

Café Culture

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The city’s coffee houses have a unique charm, an old-world ambience, complete with chandeliers, marble-topped tables and newspaper holders – the coffeehouses have been the public living rooms for the Viennese. Cafe Central, is the grandest of Vienna’s coffeehouses and the literary Cafe Bräunerhof is also worth a visit. You can also check out Alt Wien, which resembles an English pub or make your way to Kleine’s located in the charming cobble stoned Franziskanerplatz, Vienna’s old quarters.

Wine Taverns

The taverns serve wine that has been harvested from vineyards in and around Vienna. Check out Hengel-Haselbrunner, which has been around since the 17th century or the cosy Buschenschank Schöll.

The Parliament

The Parliament is worth a visit and looks like another Palace, it looks even more magnificent during the night when its lit up.


An hour-long tour will give you a fascinating insight into the world of theatre and opera. It boasts of a sweeping staircase and several remarkable ceiling frescos.

Schönbrunn Palace

It is a World Cultural Heritage Site and the most-visited monument in Austria. Baroque architecture, landscaped gardens, authentically furnished rooms – Schönbrunn is a treat to the eyes.

Flight Attendants discounts in Austria

World Of Crew gets you a few awesome deals only for cabin crews in Vienna. Have a look into these and let us know if you manage to visit them during your layover!

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Any cool experience to share in Vienna ?

How was your layover in Vienna? Did you discover any new places? If so, please do share these useful tips with your fellow cabin crew, by commenting below!

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