Begin the day with breakfast at Zum Schwarzen Kameel on Bognergasse, Vienna’s most renowned delicatessen, which dates back to 1618. Mix with local businessmen in tailored suits enjoying exquisite sandwiches made from Styrian pumpkin-seed cream and roast beef.
Head to Knize on Graben for an impeccably hand-stitched suit. The Austrian-born film director Billy Wilder would spend hours here before ordering a few pieces to take home to Hollywood.
Amicis is the one-stop shop for contemporary clothing and accessories straight from the runways of Milan and Paris. Ask for the latest hot picks from Alexander McQueen, Dsquared2, Dior or Neil Barrett. The staff will be happy to serve you.
Indulge in a buttery Wiener schnitzel with mashed potatoes au gratin at top-notch Meinl’s Restaurant on Graben. Ask for a table next to the oversized windows, set in dark wood panelling with a touch of gold, for a view as divine as the menu.
No one understands feet better than Markus Scheer of Scheer & Söhne. This bespoke shoemaker of distinction pays as much attention to design as he does to comfort. After you’ve been measured for an exclusive pair of leather lace-ups, pick up a chic shoe-care set for your travels.
Discover the extraordinary scents of Byredo, the Swedish perfume maker, at the tiny luxury boutique Le Parfum, just a few steps away. Byredo’s fragrances focus on matching the contemporary man’s style.
Don’t miss Hotel Sacher’s spa menu designed exclusively for men. From an intensive back treatment to a luxurious caviar full-body massage by Swiss specialist La Prairie, the choice is yours. Men can also benefit from the Fit for Business package, which includes a training session with a personal coach, an anti-jet lag massage and an express facial treatment.
Stock up on some of the world’s best cigars at Thomas Wessely’s specialist store off Kärntner Strasse.
Finally, unwind at the elegant Palais Coburg for dinner. The former residence of the Coburg-Gotha dynasty also houses an exquisite wine cellar and a cigar lounge. Choose from its fine selection of some of the world’s most sought-after brands.