Visiting Vienna

Gloriette in winter

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.


Jakob Alt: Balloon ride over Vienna, 1847

Vienna from the Air

Attempts to view the city from the air have been around for centuries. Only the possibilities for doing so have changed. An exhibition at the Wien Museum focuses on views of Vienna from a bird's eye perspective. more

Guests in Kaas am Markt, exterior shot

Karmeliter district

Interesting food and contemporary art are transforming the area around the Karmelitermarkt district market into one of Vienna's most exciting neighbourhoods. The up-and-coming Karmeliter district is not even ten minute's walk from the Old Town center. more

Cyclists on the Ringstrasse boulevard

Guided bike tours

Sporty sightseeing is really simple to enjoy in Vienna: You can discover lots of new and surprising things in the city and in the countryside on two wheels (provided), together with tour guides. more

View over the Danube in Vienna

Tourism in Vienna reached record levels in 2016

For the seventh time in a row, tourist overnight stays in Vienna reached new record levels last year. The 2016 result is 14.96 million – 4.4 percent increase on the figures reported in 2015. 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

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