Visiting Vienna

A young couple is lying on the grass

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.

Ball in festive setting

Summer balls in Vienna

Two glittering summer balls are celebrated in June: the Fête Impériale and the Concordia Ball. more

Fashion shot: a woman sporting black boots and a backpack

Viennese fashion stores with a difference

Anyone looking for unusual fashion labels will come up trumps in the Austrian capital. In addition to high-end designers and exceptional manufacturers, Vienna is also home to an array of fashion boutiques displaying unusual brands. more

Children’s carousel, around 1955

Prater - history and stories

The Vienna Prater turns 250 years old in 2016. The Wien Museum presents its eventful history in an exhibition. more

Giant Ferris Wheel (Riesenrad)

250th anniversary of the Vienna Prater

Ever since Emperor Joseph II opened the Vienna Prater to the public two and a half centuries ago, it has been a highly popular recreation area for everyone in Vienna. more

View from above over St. Stephen's Cathedral and first district of Vienna

Video gives "A Taste of Vienna"

For the time-lapse movie "A Taste of Vienna" 87,000 photos were taken over the course of a year. The video project is a declaration of love to the Austrian federal capital. more

View over the Danube in Vienna

Tourism in Vienna reached record levels

With an increase of 5.9 percent to a total of 14.3 million overnight stays, Vienna has exceeded the 14 million mark for the first time in 2015. more

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