The thermal spa town of Baden lies nestled amidst the verdant vineyards and wonderful woodland of the Vienna Woods. Famed for its horticultural splendour and health enriching serenity, the small town offers visitors restorative respite and cultural variety. Museums dedicated to the arts pepper the elaborate streets and affluent architecture offers a visual buffet, paying homage to the many artists and composers who were inspired by the inimitable ambience of Baden.
Submit to the sweet scents and sights of Baden’s renowned Rosarium in the delightful Doblhoff Park; bounteous blooms burst from rockeries and beds, only to be continued in the Kurpark, sublime spa gardens peppered with monuments and fountains. Within the Kurpark resides one of the region’s most fabulous fountains, the Undine Fountain, which depicts human and mythological creatures in an astounding artistic array. Architectural marvels can be enjoyed with the Grand Casino, the Stadt Theatre and the many opulent villas that decorate the town.
The town’s inspiring nature means countless artists visit in order to be stimulated and stirred by the tranquil ambience and scenic surroundings; panting is a prominent artistic expression therefore the town has two excellent galleries dedicated to it; the Beethoven House and the Menotti Gallery both exhibit contemporary and classic art, and the current construction of the Arnulf Rainer Museum will result in the town being considered as an international centre for modern art.
Satisfy your appetite for authentic Austrian cuisine in the crisp, chic surroundings of EL Gaucho Steakhouse; boasting a contemporary conservatory in which to dine, this efficiently run restaurant offers the discerning diner signature dishes such as sizzling sirloin steak accompanied by traditional sides. (Josefsplatz 2, 2500 Baden, Austria)