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Rendering of the redevelopment of Getreidemarkt

Redevelopment plans "walking and cycling in Vienna in 2017"

The aim for 2017 is to close gaps in Vienna's cycle path network and to make cycling in the city safer and more attractive. One of the highlights of the programme is the redevelopment of the Getreidemarkt area. more


Poster of the exhibition

Bird's-Eye Vienna. The City at a Glance

until 17.9. | Wien Museum Karlsplatz

The exhibition displays some of the oldest, largest, or most famous maps, panoramas, models of Vienna, rare thematic maps, and artistic renderings. more

Danube Island Festival 23.6. until 25.6.
The First Gold. Ada Tepe: Europe's Oldest Gold Mine until 25.6.
Vienna Jazz Festival until 10.7.
Beach Volleyball World Championship 28.7. until 6.8.
Woman. Feminist avant-garde of the 1970s. until 3.9.
Open-air cinema until 9.9.
Summer in the Museumsquartier until 9.9.
Erwin Wurm. Performative Sculptures until 10.9.
Maria Theresa: 300th birthday in 2017 until 29.11.
Vienna International Center and the Danube River from above

Quality of living - Vienna still number one

Vienna again tops the quality of living survey in 2017. The results of the Mercer study show, for the eighth time, that Vienna's approach to quality of living is internationally acknowledged. more

Group of children with childcare worker

German language courses

The City of Vienna organises Sowieso Mehr! German language courses during the summer holidays for children and young people between 7 and 14 years of age who need to improve their German language skills. more

Modern building

The world's largest passive house

"Smart Campus" is the new gas and electricity distribution hub run by Wiener Netze (Vienna Mains). It is the energy nerve centre for a large chunk of Austria and yet uses little energy itself. more

refugee children playing with soap bubbles

Help for refugees

The City of Vienna, several NGOs and "Helfer Wiens" have set up a platform for everyone who wants to help. more