Year after year Polish travelers are getting more alternatives for summer holidays. The most popular option is to travel to any tropical destination, however not everybody like to spend entire week on the beach. If you are more active person and you like to visit some nice monument during the trip you should travel to the capital of Austria.
Journey to Vienna is not very long, especially if you are living in the southern-west part of Poland. You can travel there using train, it is comfortable but not the cheapest option. There are also a lot of private carriers which are offering trips by bus. But if you like to travel in comfortable and fast way, the airplane will be the best idea. Small airline companies are offering flights to Vienna from most of our airfields. You only need to look for the offers as fast as possible, to get the best price. If you plan the vacation six months ahead for example, you will be also able to find cheap accommodation. Austria is not the cheapest country, so you should book a hostel to save some money.
For many centuries Vienna was the most important city in this part of Europe, and very wealthy. That is why during the sightseeing you will be able to admire plenty of phenomenal buildings. First of all go for a trip to the Belvedere Palace, situated in the old tow. it is amazing Classical building, with huge square in front of it. Every day you can met in there plenty of people. Another nice Palace in Vienna if Hofburg, former residence of Austrian emperors. It is eclectic, but mostly Baroque monument. Another nice Palace is Schonbrunn, situated on suburbia of the capital. You have to visit also it chambers, it is perfect occasion to see interesting examples of interior design. And people, who are fans of sacral architecture will appreciate trip to the Saint Stephen cathedral, amazing, Gothic monument in the city center.
The capital of Austria has one of the biggest zoological gardens in this part of continent. You can see in there many rare species of animals, like panda bear or penguins for example. Inside you will also find very interesting architecture, typical for this type of objects. Admirer of art will be pleased to visit Museum Quarter, a complex of 4 different art galleries. First is Leopold Museum, astonishing collection of Austrian painters, Gustave Klimt and Egon Schiele. For more actual art you can visit mumok, the exhibition of modern painters.