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.


Garden at Glacis Beisl

Hidden guest gardens

In Vienna, there is any number of greens oases tucked away in idyllic courtyards. When food and drink are also served here then nothing can stand in the way of relaxed enjoyment. more

Videowall in front of Vienna State Opera - Livestreaming on Karajanplatz

Opera for all

Opera and ballet can also be followed outside the Vienna State Opera live on a video wall. From April to June and in September, fans enjoy first-class performances on Karajan-Platz in the open air and for free. more

Wristwatch by Lichterloh

Cube Clock fr everday use

The design of the Vienna Cube Clock, a symbol of the city, serves as a model for top-quality Vienna souvenirs - such as wristwatches, mocha cups and water cups. 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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