Visiting Vienna

Schloss Schönbrunn in autumn

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.

Oil painting by Claude Monet: Path in Monet’s garden in Giverny, 1902

The inspiration of Monet

The Belvedere presents from 24th October the extensive work of Claude Monet and his influence on Austrian art in a unique show. more

View of the Vienna Journal 2015 on the iPad

The Vienna Journal on the iPad

The new Vienna Journal is now available as a free iPad app. more

A yellow couch in space; on the couch the writing "Immer entlang der Milchstrasse"

Wien Modern

The festival of modern music focuses on the composer Georg Friedrich Haas from 29 October to 21 November. There is also film music and a seven-part sitcom opera. 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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