Visiting Vienna

Gloriette - ambulatory building with triumphal arch in winter

Vienna is a city with a very high quality of life, a feature that is highly appreciated by the many visitors who come to the Austrian capital. The Vienna Tourist Board provides comprehensive information about sights, hotels and leisure activities in Vienna to give visitors a structured overview of the many events and attractions in the city.

Saliera (golden vessel for keeping salt decorated with two golden figurines sitting opposite each other) in Hall XXIX of the Museum of Fine Arts, Vienna

Unique Experiences

The Vienna museums and other sights can be discovered unhindered during exclusive tours. If you book these offers you often get to see things that are otherwise not accessible to the public. more

Entry to night club with neon sign "Chelsea"

Thriving Nightlife under the Subway

The Gürtel ring road is fast becoming the nerve center of Vienna’s nightlife. Old stagers Chelsea, B72 and Q [kju:] are being joined by a new music venues in the arches under the elevated subway. more

Geschäftslokal mit schwarz/weiß gestreiftem Boden und Kleidung an den Wänden

Hotspot Burggasse

Vienna’s seventh district has been one of the city’s leading creative centers for a number of years now thanks to its quirky stores, bars, workshops and cultural initiatives. Branching out from the area around Neubaugasse, a new hotspot is now emerging around Burggasse and St. Ulrichs-Platz. more

Mayor Michael Häupl and president of Caritas Vienna Michael Landau with employees of magdas hotel

A hotel with prospects

magdas Hotel has recently opened near the Prater park. Set up by the Caritas charity organisation as Vienna’s first so-called "Social Business Hotel", it will house both refugees and tourists and encourages people to see Vienna from a different perspective. more

Ball crossed by a wave made of dots bearing the lettering “Building Bridges - Eurovision Song Contest Vienna 2015”. In front of the lettering an additional banner sporting “#12 points”.

Eurovision Song Contest

From 17 to 23 May, the world's largest TV entertainment event comes to Vienna, the city of music. Come and join the celebrations! more

Two young women hugging in front of Schloss Schönbrunn

Vienna among top 10 cities to visit

Lonely Planet has ranked Vienna as one of the top 10 cities "not to be missed" by travellers in 2015. more

Vienna Tourist Board director Nobert Kettner, deputy mayor Renate Brauner and mayor Michael Häupl standing next to each other presenting the new 2020 Vienna Tourism Strategy.

Vienna Tourism Strategy 2020

According to the strategy, Vienna is expected to sell 18 million guest nights by 2020, while the sales revenue of the lodging sector should hit the "the sonic barrier" of one-billion euros. more

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