What Kind of Souvenirs You Should Bring Home From Vienna?
Visiting Vienna anytime soon or simply dreaming of your next trip and thinking about what souvenirs you could bring home? We prepared this guide of the best souvenirs from Vienna you can get yourself to commemorate your city break! Keep reading and find out which are the most original souvenirs from Vienna.
6 Most Original Souvenirs from Vienna:
#1 Sacher Torte
Another sweet symbol of Austria is Sacher Torte – a chocolate cake invented in Vienna by 16-year-old Franz Sacher in 1832 for Prince Metternich. Most local cafes offer this specialty and even offer packed versions to take it home with you! If one cake-to-go is not enough, you can always reproduce the famous dessert with this recipe.
#2 Augarten Porcelain
If you would like to spruce up your house with a souvenir from Vienna, Augarten Porcelain is the must-have! The brand comes originally from the Austrian capital and dates back to 1864, when Vienna Porcelain Manufactory – the second porcelain manufactory in Europe – opened. Since its beginnings, the factory cooperated with notable artists, making the Augarten porcelain a real masterpiece. Each porcelain piece is carefully handcrafted and hence unique.
#3 Dirndl and Lederhosen
A visit to Vienna is also a great occasion to appreciate the traditional Austrian outfits – Dirndl and Lederhosen! There is a range of options and everyone finds something for themselves – maybe once you have your outfit, your next trip will be to one of the famous folk festivals that are taking place all over Austria in the summer-autumn months. If you are not ready for going Austrian full throttle, a teddy bear with a traditional outfit can do!
#4 Klimt-inspired Souvenirs
Klimt is Vienna’s most famous artist – his artistry is celebrated in every corner of the city. His paintings can be found not only in one of Vienna’s museums, but they also decorate all types of keepsakes you could think of. Bring home a small Klimt souvenir, be it a cup, notebook, bag or keychain – the options are endless!
Although originally from Salzburg, this tiny confectionary made of marzipan, nougat and pistachio covered with dark chocolate and named after Austria’s outstanding composer can be find all over the country and without a doubt has become one of Austria’s sweet symbols! The traditional Mozartkugeln are made by Salzburg confectioner PAUL FÜRST and have been in production already since 1890s!
#6 Austrian Schnapps
Austrian Schnapps is a type of brandy made with local fruit by artisanal producers, very often in limited amounts! Ask for unique flavors that you can find only locally – such as Enzian Schnapps – made of the flower native to the Austrian Alps.
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