Vienna is a city that provides a high quality of life, with a mixture of stunning architecture, great coffee houses, classical music and a rich culture and traditions. Here there are more than 100 museums and 280 parks and gardens, where you can find more than 400 species of roses during the spring, just waiting to be discovered. With its worldwide reputation for music, Vienna's first-class orchestras and ensembles are one of the main sources of the city's elegance; classical music remains alive in the city of Mozart and Beethoven, thriving alongside the latest in contemporary music. In addition, every visitor should stop at Saint Stephen’s Cathedral, the symbol of Vienna that began taking shape in the 12th century and remains today one of the most significant examples of Gothic architecture in Austria.
If you are planning to visit Vienna, bring your golf bag, since the city enjoys a mild climate from April to October, making this the time to take in the breathtaking scenery and world-class facilities that make this area such an enjoyable getaway for players. The Fontana Golf and Country Resort is one of the country's top courses, having hosted the Austrian Open on the European Tour from 2006 to 2009 as well as making a bid to host the 2022 Ryder Cup. Currently, the Lyoness Open is held at Diamond Resort, located around 50 minutes from downtown Vienna. The Colony Club Gutenhof is another piece of Austrian golf heaven, located only 6 miles south of the city and featuring two beautiful championship parkland courses, of which the West Course is usually considered the better.
If you are a golfer who admires classical music, operas and beautiful courses, Vienna should definitely be one of your next destinations.