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.


Copperplate etching of Maria Theresa surrounded by her family

Maria Theresa: 300th birthday in 2017

Archduchess Maria Theresa, the only Habsburg woman to rule Austria, was born on 13 May 1717. Numerous exhibitions in 2017 pay honour to the popular monarch. 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

Interior of the "Loop"

Thriving nightlife under the subway

The Gürtel ring road is fast becoming the nerve centre of Vienna’s nightlife. Old stagers Chelsea, B72 and Q [kju:] are being joined by new music venues in the arches under the elevated subway. 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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