Walking alone in Vienna

Do you enjoy discovering new places on your own? Before I moved to Vienna lonely walks were something rather unusual for me and to be honest I hadn’t seen the point in hanging around the city with noone I could talk to or just to share the moment with.


At the begining of my one year stay in Vienna, when I was new in town and hardly knew someone, sometimes walking alone was the only opportunity to discover some new places, sights and all the attractions that the city offers itself.

vienna innere stadt architecture sterngasse-3


I admit first time when I went for a lonely walk I felt rather awkward, but then I realised there are others like me hanging around with camera, sitting alone in cafe or reading a book in a park. Walking alone in Vienna had became something natural for me and soon I learned to like it.

When I was walking on my own I payed more attention to details and soaked up the atmosphere of Vienna. I could do what I want and go everywhere. The public transport was perfect and, what’s the most important, I felt safe and comfortable in this city.


Everything in Vienna 1st district Innere Stadt was so fabulous: Hofburg, Stephansplatz, Graben, Kohlmarkt, Kärntner Straße, Albertina and all those squares and sights hidden in the labyrinth of narrow streets. Everytime I discovered something new: charming small church, hidden passage, interesting architecture detail, tiny little café, cute shop window and so on.

I can’t get enough of Vienna. I don’t live here anymore but everytime I go for a weekend there I visit my favourite places and still discover something new because even whole year is not enough to know all the ins and outs. Exploring this wonderful city is a kind of neverending story.

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  7 comments for “Walking alone in Vienna

  1. February 29, 2016 at 4:55 pm

    Ewa, umawiamy się kiedyś na photowalk? 😀

    • February 29, 2016 at 5:17 pm

      Jasne! W marcu na pewno wybiorę się do Wiednia, bo już się zdążyłam stęsknić 🙂

      • March 1, 2016 at 10:49 am

        W połowie marca jadę do Polski 😀 Znając życie to pewnie się miniemy 🙂

        • March 1, 2016 at 11:20 am

          Właśnie tak też celowałam w środek miesiąca, jeszcze przed Wielkanocą, żeby załapać się na jarmarki, ale to dopiero takie luźne plany… Pewnie jak zawsze wyjdzie spontanicznie 🙂

  2. Arthur
    April 10, 2017 at 1:36 pm

    Your pictures are so clean and simple! I really liked your style, point of view and writings infact everything on your blog! Please keep writing. Cheers!

    • April 17, 2017 at 4:10 pm

      Thank you so much for your kind comment 🙂