2020-10-26

26th October 2020: Cultural Walk Wieden

Corona: Please follow the recommendations of the alpine associations of Austria, English translation on ACV (Alpine Club Vienna)

Hike Leader: Class: A2

Description: Wieden, the 4th district, is the most traditional suburb (Vorstadt) of Vienna. Many composers, conductors and other famous people lived in Wieden. Mozart’s opera “Magic Flute” (Zauberflöte) was first performed in the Freihaustheater auf der Wieden. In the district museum you can, among many other interstesing objects and pictures, admire the “Tröpferlbad”, a public bath (shower cabins that were in use when people did not have bathrooms in their apartments). Unfortunately we cannot visit the museum, it is open only on Tuesdays (10-12 a.m. and Wednesdays (16:30 to 18:30p.m. (Klagbaumgasse,4, 1040 Vienna).

Route: We start at the Wirtschaftskammer, Wiedner Hauptstrasse 63. We shall walk to the most interesting places, ending near Karlsplatz.

Map: Vienna City Map

Meet: At 2:00 p.m. Wiedner Hauptstraße 63, Österreichische Wirtschaftskammer (modern building). Take tram No. 1 or No. 62 from Opera/Karlsplatz, 4 stops to Johann Strauss Gasse

Return: The walk will end at about 4 p.m, near Karlsplatz. Visit of Kaffeehaus can ben arranged.

Cost: Public transport ticket, Hiking Club fee

Registration: Until Friday, 23rd October; maximum 15 participants; please indicate upon registration whether you want to join the Kaffeehaus so that the necessary reservations can be made. THE WALK IS FULLY BOOKED. FOR ADDITIONAL REGISTRATONS THERE WILL BE A WAITING LIST.

Note: Bring umbrella if necessary

Registered: 8

  • Margarethe
  • Lei
  • Herta Kaschitz-Wuestenhagen
  • Joan
  • Friedl
  • Suzanne
  • Jill
  • Kevin Brown

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