[Vienna-pm] Visiting Vienna soon!
ben at tisdall.org.uk
Mon Oct 1 05:43:07 PDT 2012
On Oct 1, 2012 2:40 PM, "Maros Kollar" <maros at k-1.com> wrote:
> 2012/10/1 Ben Tisdall <ben at tisdall.org.uk>
>> On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 8:27 PM, Thomas Klausner <domm at cpan.org> wrote:
>> > Regarding cycling, would you prefer a trip through the city, or through
>> > Prater / Danube (i.e. big parks / semi-wilderness right next to the
>> > inner city)
>> If it's a binary choice then outside city, possible to do a bit of
>> both? (mrs is in bold mood).
> If you two are up for a bold venture I have a suggestion which involves
> lots of greenery and sightseeing, well of the beaten track. I guess that
> most people from Vienna haven't been to all these lovely places yet. On the
> downside it also involves 30km of pedalling.
> * Through the Prater amusement park (
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wurstelprater) and meadows (
> * then on to an old 18th century cemetery where Mozart was originally
> buried (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Marx_Cemetery)
> * a short stop and some czech beer and Lángos (
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%A1ngos) at the rustic Böhmischer Prater
> * on to yet another cemetery (the largest in Europe) with many art-nouveau
> buildings and famous internments (
> * and finally to the ruins of Schloss Neugebäude - the first Renaissance
> palace north of the Alps (
> This route is a little bit long on cemeteries and amusement parks, but I
> believe that these places capture the (old) fun-loving and morbid spirit of
> Vienna quite well. Due to the long distance this tour would require a
> departure around noon.
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