Vienna

Schmetterlinghaus — Butterfly House

Behind the Austrian National Library and 200 meters from the Opera House lays one of Vienna’s family-friendly Butterfly Houses (known as Schmetterlinghaus). According to their website, there are over 400 butterflies in over 40 different species fluttering in the enclosed tropical (and very warm) environment. A separate part of the Palm House Cafe,…

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Events, Vienna

Schönbrunn Christmas Market

Today is the opening of Schönbrunn Palace’s Christmas market (Christkindlmarkt).  Open from 10am to 9pm and until the December 26, visitors can enjoy browsing, shopping and eating at this popular tourist destination. It was a bitter cold day to check out this market. At 5 degrees Celsius (41 degree Fahrenheit)…

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