Visiting Vienna

Beachbar at the Danube Canal overlooking the water an 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.


Marx Halle exterior view (brickstone building)

Culture capital in fall 2017

Everything in Vienna revolves around art in autumn 2017. A large art fair, an art week, various exhibition projects and the Long Night of Museums turn Vienna into the place to be, especially for fans of contemporary art. more

Vineyards around Vienna

Vineyard and wine cellar tours

Vienna is the only metropolis in the world to cultivate an appreciable wine-growing industry within its city limits. Some of the typical "Heurigers" and vintners run tours, allowing a first-hand glance at vineyards and wine cellars. more

Child going down the summer toboggan run

Summer toboggan run

Speedy dash or leisurely ride: Vienna's 850-meter long summer toboggan run at the Hohe-Wand-Wiese offers an experience for the whole family. 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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