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.


Painting: --de--Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, Am Fronleichnamsmorgen--de--, 1857: Children get dressed for Fronleichnam

Tribute to Waldmüller

To mark the 150th anniversary of Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller's death, the Upper Belvedere is dedicating a special exhibition to one of the most important Austrian artists of the 19th century until 26th October 2015. more

Interior of the shop "Zweigstelle"

Urban gardens and green shops

Not only parks, meadows and woods make Vienna a green city. Urban farms, allotments and garden shops supplement the green offering. more

Forest Hiking

Wilhelminenberg: Pleasurable hiking

The Wilhelminenberg, in Vienna’s 16th district, is the perfect destination for a day-trip: it’s the perfect place to combine hiking, sightseeing and dining! 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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