Visiting Vienna

Young couple lying on the grass, embracing and enjoying the sun

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.


Egon Schiele, portrait of Wally Neuzil, 1912

Egon Schiele and Wally Neuzil

The painting "Wally" is one of Egon Schiele's best-known works. An exhibition from 27th February to 1st June 2015 in the Leopold Museum deals with the woman behind the picture. more

Musician Steve Guyger

Vienna Blues Spring 2015

Vienna has the blues - with the world’s longest-running blues festival. Hundreds of musicians fill various venues across Vienna with all variations of the genre during Vienna Blues Spring from 20 March to 30 April. more

Vintage style fashion boutique

Vintage Vienna

Attractive second-hand fashion: Vienna’s second-hand shops make fashionable trips through time a possibility. Glamorous clothes from the Twenties, loud T-shirts from the Seventies and well looked-after pieces from the Nineties. 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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