Visiting Vienna

A young couple is lying on the grass

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.

Modern coffee shop

Coffee the really modern way

Away from the traditional Viennese coffee house culture, the new modern cafés celebrate the various ways of preparing coffee. more

Painting of Emperor Franz Joseph as a child

100th anniversary of Emperor Franz Joseph's death

Emperor Franz Joseph died in Schönbrunn Palace on 21 November 1916. 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of his death. A number of exhibitions in Vienna show the life and works of the Habsburg emperor. more

Deutschordenshof - courtyard

Vienna’s best courtyards

There are countless beautiful courtyards hidden away behind many of the opulent facades of Vienna’s town houses and palaces. 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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