The capital of Austria and in combination the smallest federal land of the country is located at the foot of the picturesque Alps, on the banks of the Danube - one of the largest rivers in Europe, 60 km from the border with Slovakia, and has a population of 1.7 million. Today it is one of the most beautiful and oldest cities in Europe. Vienna, is also described as Europe's cultural capital, is a metropolis with unique charm, vibrancy and flair. It boasts outstanding infrastructure, is clean and safe, and has all the inspiration that you could wish for in order to discover this wonderful part of Europe. Sightseeingopportunities are to be found in abundance. Wander along narrow, medieval alleyways or across imperial squares, view Schönbrunn Palace or the Imperial Palace (Hofburg) in the footsteps of Sissi and Emperor Franz Josef, and marvel at the majestic architecture along the Ring boulevard. Be inspired by an atmosphere steeped in history - which also boasts the comforts and infrastructure of a modern city. Vienna is also a wine capitaland to this day it is the only world capital with a significant wine production within its city limits. Respected vintners are bringing their visions to the exploding culinary and cultural renaissance happening in Vienna.