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SOCIETY collected a number of courses that make a perfect gift to spend time together with your family and friends while exploring Austrian traditions and culinary.


Selfmade Apfelstrudel

Café Restaurant Residenz at Schloss Schönbrunn will teach you how to make an authentic Apfelstrudel!

While drinking a glass of prosecco or a non alcoholic drink, the Residenz team will tell you a bit about the history of the Apfelstrudel. With drinks and snacks in between, you will be taught about the magic stretching of the dough and all other secrets behind this traditional Austrian bakery.

Find the Apple strudel baking classes here.

Schnitzel & Apfelstrudel at Meissl & Schadn

Famous Viennese restaurant Meissl & Schadn is also offering Viennese cooking classes on “how to pound out Wiener Schnitzel and stretch apple strudel dough”. When finished, you can enjoy your self-made Schnitzel and apple strudel and furthermore, you will get a certificate to show off to your friends and family!

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Perfumery Filz – the fragrance of empress Sissi

Did you ever wonder which perfume Empress Sissi used back in the days? In a small group, you can learn all about the history of Vienna’s perfume industry and smell a variety of local perfumes at Filz Perfumery, the oldest of its kind in Vienna. As a souvenir, you will get a small bottle of perfume.

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Chocolate Making Class in Vienna

The perfect workshop for sweets lovers: At the Chocolate Museum you can spend a day learning about, making and tasting chocolate! You will also learn about the seven steps of chocolate consumption, and you will make three unique chocolate bars which you can garnish to your taste. 

Book here

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Paint your own souvenir

If you would like to create your very own souvenir from Vienna, the „Paint Your Souvenir“ experience for sure is the right thing for you. You can paint a picture at Danube Tower, the Giant Ferris Wheel, Schönbrunn castle or the famous Central Cemetery with a precise step-by-step instruction. Artists will guide you through the creative process – in your language and they will bring all materials needed.

Book your painting session

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A walk through Vienna

If you are interested in exploring Vienna on foot and want to know more about the architecture and design of the city, we recommend a Vienna City Walk by Architekturzentrum Wien. You can choose from eight different routes – starting from „Architectural Scandals“ to „Dawn of Modernism“, „The Wiener Werkbundsiedlung“ or „The way we live“ and more – there is something for everyone.

More information here.

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Hidden Wine Cellars Tasting Experience

Explore hidden historic and non-public wine cellars and enjoy three local wines of the area, accompanied by authentic local delicacies of Vienna. A unique experience!

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