Frommer′s Vienna & the Danube Valley gives you the complete overview of insider knowledge on where and what to visit in Austria′s picturesque and historically rich capital and surrounding countryside. Packed with detailed, opinionated and honest reviews, this guide gives you the lowdown on what′s worth your time and what′s not, providing extensive listings of accommodation, attractions and restaurants in both Vienna and various towns along the Danube river, whatever your budget. Vienna and the surrounding Austrian regions are broken down into chapter sections with itineraries, maps and highlights to help you to plan your stay, according to your timeframe. Explore castles, palaces and museums; discover the best Austrian and Viennese cuisine, including the legendary "Sachertorte"; take trips out of Vienna to the Danube Valley and visit the ancient Austrian "flower town" Tulln or Dürnstein′s castle fortress. Importantly, this guide provides the latest trip–planning advice and money–saving tips and directory of useful contacts to ensure you make the most of your stay in this beautiful and enticing destination at the heart of Europe.