Visiting Vienna

Beach bar at Donaukanal with view onto canal

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.

Coffee house chair by Thonet

Thonet makes coffee

Viennese coffee house culture is inseparably linked to Thonet. The world-famous Viennese coffee house chair number 214 is a design icon. Thonet has run a pop-up café with showroom in the Alte Post for a year now. more

Photo by Martin Parr of a woman in a bikini on a sunlounger

25 years of Kunst Haus Wien

The museum designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser houses the world's only permanent exhibition of the visionary artist and is dedicated to the discipline of contemporary photography. more

Sunset at Old Danube

Summer Days on the Old Danube

The leisurely oasis of the Old Danube, a special kind of local recreational area, is only seven subway stations away from Stephansplatz. The contrast between the neighbouring city landscape and the idyllic atmosphere around the former branch of the Danube River is particularly charming. 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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