Visiting Vienna

Beach bar at the Danube Canal with view onto the canal and a bridge

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.


Tracey Emin in front of an Egon Schiele painting

Tracey Emin meets Egon Schiele

Tracey Emin, superstar and enfant terrible of contemporary art, deals until 14.9.2015 in the Leopold Museum with selected works of Egon Schiele, who stirred up the Viennese art scene 100 years ago. more

Open-air cinema in front of St. Charles’ Church

Open-air cinema

Every summer in Vienna, numerous open-air cinemas show films on a wide range of topics. Admission is free of charge at the Musical Film Festival at City Hall, the "Cinema under the Stars" on Karlsplatz and at the wandering "Volxkino". more

Climbing in the Kahlenberg Forest Rope Park

Kahlenberg Forest Rope Park

Vienna's most popular local mountain - Kahlenberg - now has yet another attraction: in the Kahlenberg Forest Rope Park, you can climb, hang, swing, balance and just have fun. 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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