Austria’s capital is famous for its cultural events, imperial sights, coffee houses and the
very special Viennese charm. The population of Vienna 1,867,960. Moreover, Vienna is largest city in
Austria by area. The temperature in Vienna lies within a transition of oceanic climate and humid
subtropical climate (hovering just below 22 °C in July and August). The city has warm summers
with average high temperatures of 24 to 33 °C (75 to 91 °F), with maximum exceeding 38 °C
(100 °F) and lows of around 17 °C (63 °F). Winters are relatively dry and cold with
average temperatures at about freezing point. Spring and autumn are mild.
There are 6.2 million tourists visited Vienna in 2014 amounting to 13,524,266 overnight stays. Vienna
are also famous for hosting conferences and events as between 2005 and 2013, Vienna was the world's
number one destination for international congresses and conventions. In 2014, 202 international
conferences were held in Vienna, making it the second most popular congress location worldwide. Its
largest conference center.
You don’t want miss the food in Vienna as Vienna is very well known for Wiener Schnitzel, a
cutlet of veal (Kalbsschnitzel) or pork (Schweinsschnitzel) that is pounded flat, coated in flour,
egg and breadcrumbs, and fried in clarified butter. It is available in almost every restaurant that
serves Viennese cuisine and can be eaten hot or cold. The traditional 'Wiener Schnitzel' though is a
cutlet of veal. Furthermore, Vienna has a long tradition of producing cakes and desserts. These
include for example Apfelstrudel (hot apple strudel), Milchrahmstrudel (milk-cream strudel).