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Ships in the night

Cruise lines are recognising the value of longer stays in port, writes Louise Goldsbury.

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Spanish Riding School

Twenty reasons to visit Vienna

From horses to classical music, Christmas markets through to wine taverns, there is a lot to see and do in the Austrian capital, writes David Whitley.

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Schnitzel

Crumbs, what a town

Vienna offers quite a few of Brian Johnston's favourite things, chief among them a world-famous crumbed dish.

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Snowglobes at Christmas market, Vienna.?

Dreamy white Christmas

If you think the festive season is missing its magic, a wander through some of Europe's best Christmas markets will do wonders for your yuletide spirit, says Brian Johnston.

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Enlightenment...the neo-Gothic Rathaus forms a dramatic backdrop to the markets.

Devilish delights

Jenna Hand comes face to face with a mysterious horned figure while shopping for treats at Vienna's Christmas markets.

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The Grand Cafe, Vienna.

Cabinet of curiosities

Helen Anderson previews the art collection in Vienna's Kunstkammer, a 'place of wonder' reopening after a decade.

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