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Address: Hohenstrasse | 19th district - Döbling, Vienna, Austria
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A grand trip out!

If you have bought a 24 hour transport ticket (which you should because they are good value) you can use it to get out of the city and up into the mountains for a lovely view of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

If you have bought a 24 hour transport ticket (which you should because they are good value) you can use it to get out of the city and up into the mountains for a lovely view of the city and to experience some of the local scenery. The tourist information centre opposite the Albertina Museum will give you exact instructions... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Do not try to get there if you are a sourpuss person as it takes a long ride. Also shopping tourists keep yourself away from here. For others a stunning view of Vienna and Danube is waiting for you on the terrace of its tiny cafe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great place to get the bus too and then to walk down the hillside next to the vineyards. Gives beautiful views over Vienna and the Danube.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The "mountain" Kahlenberg has a little chapel, a hotel and a university at the top. The view is breathtaking. You can see all over Vienna. From the international to the historic city centre. There's a nice little cafe where you can have a coffee while enjoying the view. The only way to get up there though is by bus 38a,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

With less than 500 m above sea level, Vienna is seen "as the palm of your hand." It is a favorite resort from which you can create beautiful photos at the same time and enjoy some of the sports or sit down and have lunch at a nearby restaurant. It is easily reached on foot, by bus or simply drive.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

kahlenberg is a mountain overlooking northern vienna. it can be reached by bus number 38a whitch starts at the exit of the terminal station of tube line u4 at heiligenstadt. the bus goes up the mountain through villages and forest. at kahlenberg there is a terrace with spectacular views overlooking the entire city of vienna and the danube river. the... More 

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Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Visited the Kahlenberg in december, I found the view from the Kahlenberg absolutely amazing. There is also a very nice small church, and if you want you can have a drink at the restaurant at the Kahlenberg. Do know that the Kahlenberg only provides a view over the citycentre of Vienna. I strongly recommend going to the Leopoldsberg first (you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It worth to visit and drink coffee and see the amazing view of vienna , you can take your children to play in the zipline and eat the Austrian food

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Its a nice spot to have a view of Vienna and the Danube, but there is nothing else to do. There is a little church, a restaurant, a little cafe and that's about it. The thing we enjoy the most is the walk down hill in the wood and the lovely vineyards to Grinzing where you can have some good... More 

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Tirana, Albania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I was this august there, with friends and we all just enjoyed it a lot, the magnificent view, the delicious food there :)

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Staying in Dobling

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Dobling
Vienna’s poshest green leafy suburb is also its most romantic hotspot. Walk up Grinzinger Strasse with its many historic wine taverns. The tops of nearby Nussberg and Reisenberg hills make for great strolls through the vineyards, and the occasional discovery of a hidden winery. Popular local weekend hangouts are Neustift am Walde with even more great wine taverns, and café restaurant Cobenzl, up on Cobenzl hill – fantastic for great vistas of Vienna. The woodland around Kahlenberg has a wonderful and not too strenuous hiking path - just don't forget the insect repellent. If you have adventurous children, take them to Waldseilpark Kahlenberg (forest rope park Kahlenberg). A must-do if you want a taste of the Vienna Woods is a stop at Josefinenhütte next door with its great food, cosy interiors and wonderful outdoor space.