Vienna Among Top 10 Cities to Visit in 2015

Lifestyle & TravelMore+ ♦ Published: October 24, 2014; 15:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

One of the world’s best known publishers of independent travel and language guides, Lonely Planet, has ranked Vienna as one of the top 10 cities “not to be missed” by travellers in 2015. According to Lonely Planet, there is no better time to visit Austria than next year during the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, which takes place in Vienna. The list also includes destinations like Washington, Milan, Chennai or Toronto.

Lonely Planet: "Vienna Among Top 10 Cities to Visit" / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Otto Domes [CC BY-SA 4.0 (]

Vienna is praised for its unique diversity, architecture and culinary delights.

With the Eurovision Song Contest and the 150th anniversary of Vienna’s Ringstraße boulevard coming up, the authors recommend making a trip to Vienna sooner rather than later.

"In 1865 Emperor Franz Josef got cracking on his architectural tour de force: the Ringstrasse. The ‘Ring’…