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Kahlenberg, Vienna

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Mountain · Hidden Gem · Lookout
Hike and cycle around Kahlenberg, a hill lying in the Vienna Woods and offering views of the entire city. After acquiring it in 1628, Ferdinand II subsequently allowed the construction of a hermitage for an order of Catholic hermits. Explore the nearby church, enjoy a drink and food at the surrounding cafes and restaurants, and tour the neighboring vineyard. This hill can be reached by car or by bus. There is ample parking and public toilets are available for a fee. Using our custom trip planner, Vienna attractions like Kahlenberg can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • love this walk. either from the end of the D tram, or up Grinzinger steig from near the end of the 38 tram, lovely view, 2 cafes to enjoy a little something and multiple routes down again.  more »
  • Kahlenberg has been a very popular destination for many visitors to Vienna, especially those who associate Vienna Woods (Wienerwald) with Beethoven’s “Pastorale Symphony”, Johann Strauss’ “Tales from....  more »
  • Kahlenberg was the best part of my trip. I definitely recommend going there during evening and enjoy the sunset view with coffee. not too far from city and very well connected with public transport.
  • One of the places which u have to visit while ur in Vienna to see the view of the city from up there are 2 coffees u can chose one of them and set to drink and enjoy the seen I really recommended for ppl who are coming to the city

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