Vienna, the city of music, art, culture and fine food is the beating heart of Europe. Vienna is old; Vienna is new. It is proud of its imperial heritage and is at the forefront of the world's arts and creative industries once again.
What to See
From the magnificent baroque palace Schönbrunn to the Museum of Fine Arts to modern architecture at the MuseumsQuartier, Vienna has an incredible variety of sites to visit. There are over 27 castles and more than 150 palaces open to the public for touring. And don't forget the Viennese cafés while you are visiting. The Viennese coffee house is known world-wide for its wide variety of coffees, international newspapers and incredible pastry delicacies.
Vienna's tourism website has an interactive map to help explore what's near where you're staying, what you can do after the Con, and what to check out if you extend your trip. DrupalCon takes place near the Prater, which includes restaurants, green space, an amusement park and much more.
The euro is the currency of Austria. You can check your conversion rate here and learn more about money handling in Vienna here. Most shops and eateries will accept credit cards. Everyone loves cash. There are plenty of cash machines scattered around the city.