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    Rapid Trip 2003

    by Lensmeister Updated Jun 30, 2005

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    Football - The Beautiful Game.

    My mate and I travelled from London to Vienna to watch the Rapid Vienna Vs Salzburg game in October 2003.

    Good game Rapid winning 1-0. We went to the ground that is by Huttledorf station the evenign before the game and we were able to get our tickets in advance.

    Match day came and we watched the fans file in The Rapid Ultras (regular fans) are in the West Tribune (stand) we sat in the North Stand and were entertained wit htheir singing, banners, and flags. A Great experience.

    Equipment: Your eyes and a small pocket camera .

    And ENJOY

    Address: Gerhard Hanappi-Stadion, Keißlergasse 6, A-1140 Wi

    Directions: Almost next door to Huttledorf Railway station.

    Services from Wien Westbahnhof.

    Phone: (0043 1) 910 01

    Website: http://www.skrapid.at/

    Rapid Vienna's Ground & the Ultras.
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    Wiener Eistraum - a paradise for scaters

    by globetrott Updated Aug 10, 2012

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    Wiener Eistraum is an annual event - all of the square between the Burgtheater and Rathaus / Town Hall will be dedicated as a large place for scating. Long slopes will lead you also through the park, there is music playing outside and also inside various restaurant-tents.
    Wiener Eistraum will start end of January
    09.00a.m.-04.00p.m. you pay 3,50 / children 2,50 / families 8,50
    04.00p.m.-11.00p.m. the prices are : 5,00 / 4,00 / 13,- Euros

    Equipment: Bring your own equipment or simply rent it there against a small fee. Even the toilets may be reached with your scates on !!
    The fee for renting a pair of scating-shoes was 6 Euros in 2006 (3,80 Euros for children)

    Address: A-1010 Wien - Rathausplatz

    Directions: Wiener Eistraum Is always between Burgtheater and Rathaus/Townhall. Get there by tram #1 or #2.

    Website: http://www.wienereistraum.com

    between Burgtheater & Rathaus Wiener Eistraum & the Rathaus / townhall Wiener Eistraum & the Rathaus / townhall Wiener Eistraum & the Rathaus / townhall Wiener Eistraum & the Rathaus / townhall
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    The public bath “Margaretenbad“

    by siwi Updated Jan 14, 2003

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    Located in Vienna’s fifth district, the Margaretenbad has always been a popular meeting place for old and young.
    With its varied offers for fun and relaxation, such as a big dragon slide, a water fall, a counter stream swim unit, sauna, solarium and a restaurant, it has become one of the city’s jewels.

    Address: Strobachgasse 7-9 A-1050 Wien

    Phone: +43 (0)1 / 587 08 44-0

    Photo from Internet!

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    Vienna`s gyms

    by coccinella169 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    People who are planning on an extended stay in Vienna very often want to know about good gyms. Well, this is not difficult to find. More difficult it is to discover a gym where you are not obliged to sign a contract for at least several months. I know 2 gyms where you can buy a ticket valid for one day. The first, and the one I reccomend is the Elixia gym. They have 2 branches in Vienna and 1 in Linz in upper Austria. You can easily reach for example the Elixia gym on the top floor of the shopping centre "Milleniumscity" if you take the subway U6 and get out at station "Handelskai". They are super-clean, have a big area with all the fitness machines and extra rooms for spinning and gymnastics. Furthermore there is a big swimming pool and a smaller one to do some aqua gymnastics. They have a nice wellness area with saunas (an extra one for ladies only too) , steam bath and a room where you can just relax. While doing sports you can enjoy a nice view over Vienna`s 20th district. The ticket for 1 day costs EUR 25.
    The alternative would be the "Club Danube", which many students frequent because they are really cheap. They have 9 fitness clubs in Vienna. There you can do the usual work out, but they offer a lot of gymnastic courses, Tennis, badminton and squash as well. A 2 hours fitness ticket there costs EUR 14 and they have very cheap offers for a 1-month membership. I went to the Club in Erdberg twice and didn`t like it too much, because it didn`t seem to be that clean. The Capoeira lessons I attended there were great though.

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    Jogging in the Kaiser's park in Schönbrunn

    by globetrott Updated Aug 10, 2012

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    The Park of Schönbrunn is more than 2 Km² and offers long flat ways for jogging and you may even run the uphill-passages to the Gloriette and to the Maze.

    Equipment: The park will be open to the public from 06.30 a.m. till 07.00 p.m. - dogs and bikers are not allowed inside that park at all - another good reason to go jogging there instead of other places in that area !!

    Address: Wien - Schoenbrunn

    Directions: In order to get to Schoenbrunn castle take U4 and take exit " Schönbrunn " or " Hietzing "

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    Sports-travel Anno 1789...

    by globetrott Updated Aug 10, 2012

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    Take a closer look at this wonderful "winter-sport-sled" - especially made for the family of Austria's emperor for hunting - did you see that this sled was made of various horns of deer ?
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    This sled can be seen in Schönbrunn - castle in the seperate museum for royal carriages togeather with lots of interesting royal carriages and the last car of the austrian emperors.

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    Roller Blading in Vienna's Many Parks

    by longsanborn Written Jul 9, 2007

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    During summer time, when the mountains have no snow and the city's ice-skating rinks are closed, the sport-loving viennese will put on their roller blades/skates and start roller skating around Vienna's many parks and skater-friendly lanes and pavements.

    Roller blading is very popular in Vienna. They even have a weekly night marathon for roller bladers, and it's held every friday night. There are many people joining this night marathon, that the police even got involved to control the traffic.

    Equipment: A pair of roller blades, safety gears such as kneecap and shin covers and skating helmets, comfortable cotton clothing, water bottle and nano iPod (for music lovers!).

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    Relaxation in city park

    by Odiseya Updated Feb 16, 2014

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    There is a many parks trough big Vienna but one sure is a one of attraction in city center area. It is a Burggarten, of course. It is a one stop of city organized tour but for Viennese is a place of relaxation.

    It is nice to see a such a great place surrounding with many historical monuments. I visit several garden: Burggarten, Volksgarden, Schonbrunn park and Sigmund Freud park.

    In the Burggarten there is huge Neue Burg building and greenhouse - houses of butterfly today. You can hear a word "jugendstil" and it has to do with architecture. If you in to you can bring your camera or crayons and sketchbook.

    Even you want to relax after your walking tour or you "hide" from expensive city cafe bars also try to rest or you try to practice some of outdoor activity this is a good place for you. It is Ideal place for picnic and relax, to spend day with your family or with your pets. There is plenty of green grass where many people sit on. There is also many benches mostly with shadow under huge threes.

    Equipment: Depend what is a reason your visit, there no especial dress code even you on probably on royal ground.

    Directions: It is on the Ringstrasse, very close to the Opera building, behind Neue Burg.

    Burggarten Burggarten
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    Art breaks

    by Odiseya Written Feb 16, 2014

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    During my strolling trough Vienna's center I saw a several young people with sketchbook and crayons. It was on small back street next to the St. Rupert church. I don't know it is part of some lessons or just fun and even what is their main motif: church or St. Rupert sculpture. Still, it is fantastic way to spend some time in city.

    Equipment: sketchbook and crayons

    Art in Vienna
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    Outdoor Swimming Pool

    by Odiseya Updated Feb 16, 2014

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    Outdoor Swimming Pool is a great way to spend a time in city during hot summer days. I found a pool that is actually part of some boat on Danube. So, water on water. It is a great place for whole family.

    Equipment: Swimsuit

    Address: Donaukanal bei der Urania

    Directions: Danube canal near Urania.

    Website: http://www.badeschiff.at

    Strand Bad Strand bad
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    Swimming

    by yooperprof Written Oct 2, 2003

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    Looking for a swimming hole in Vienna? On a hot summer's day, you might want to find a place to take a dip. Many Viennese head to the Neue Donau canal, not far from the UNO City, where there are many easy access points to the water. This part of the Neue Donau is also a popular place for boating.

    Address: Kaisermuhlen U-bahn

    the beautiful blue danube
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    Hiking in Vienna

    by lotharscheer Updated Sep 15, 2015

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    A quite easy but nice hike, from Kahlenberg to Nussdorf, about 3,5 kilometer mostly downhill, maybe with some wine tasting.
    You take first bus 38A from Heiligenstadt, U4 end station, to Kahlenberg (only every second 38A goes that far, the others go only until station Wagenwiese).
    At Kahlenberg you have a great view over Vienna (and gret view most of the way), also a restaurant (a bit better then most restaurants at tourist spots), a cafe and a hotel.
    There is on the right side of the restaurant a bicycle / pedestrian way down. Stay on the main road, after 1,5 kilometer you can turn left past the Heurigen Hirt, excellent views, open from 1. April to 31. October wednesday to friday from 3 pm, saturday to sunday from 12 midday, in winter weekends from 12 midday, you can go down to Kahlenberger Dorf with more Heurige but infrequent buses to Heiligenstadt or return to the main road past Mayer am Nussberg, open on sunny weekends, and Heuriger Sirbu, open weekdays from 4 pm, then the way forks, go left on Eichelhofweg past Wieninger am Nußberg, also excellent vïews, open on sunny weekends, and finaly after 2 kilometer more arrive at Nussdorfer Platz, tram D goes from there via Ring / center to the central train station.
    http://www.heuriger-hirt.at/index.php/gallerie
    http://www.mayeramnussberg.at/
    http://www.sirbu.at/
    http://www.wieninger-am-nussberg.at/

    Equipment: Yõu need ome decent shoes and aybe a umbrella.

    Vienna Kahlenberg Sirbu Leopoldsberg Wieninger
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    (TEN PIN) BOWLING (Cumberland Sports Centre)

    by mel_bee Updated Dec 15, 2004

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    I just discovered how terrible I really am at 10 pin bowling but its still great fun! There are a few places to go in Vienna but I have only been to one at Sportcenter Cumberland. Its in the suburbs but easy to reach by underground. A game costs around 3.50 Euros and shoe hire is 1.50 Euros. There is a bar and pizza.

    There are also badminton and tennis courts as well as saunas and massage.

    Address: Cumberlandstrasse 102, 1140 Vienna

    Directions: Near U4 station Unter St. Veit

    Phone: +43 1 895 98 75

    Trying hard to bowl!

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    Vienna football

    by William1982 Written Aug 7, 2004

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    Besides the culture, Vienna is home to the two most successful football clubs in Austria. Rapid Vienna and Austria Vienna are big rivals and both play in the capital.

    This picture is of Rapid's stadium, the Gerhard Hanappi stadium. The easiest way to get there is via Metro (U-Bahn)
    Line U4 (to 'Hütteldorf')

    Gerhard Hanappi
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    Ernst Happel Stadium / 2

    by Frankinho Updated Aug 26, 2004

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    The Ernst Happel Stadium is not far from the Prater amusement park. After having some fun at the park, you can follow the fans and walk up to the near-by stadium. (The wide camera lens used here puts the stadium more in the distance than it actually is. The picture was taken from inside a gondola of the Prater Giant Ferris Wheel on Aug 18, 2004.)

    Directions: Prater area

    Prater amusement park with Ernst Happel Stadium

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