Visiting Vienna

A child in front of an illuminated christmas market

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.

Crystal luster at Lobmeyr’s

Gifts from Vienna

Whether Sisi Stars, Lilliput confectionery, Augarten porcelain or snow globes with motifs of Vienna: enjoy Christmas shopping at its best in the atmospheric setting of downtown Vienna. more

Gala at the Wiener Konzerthaus

Musical Advent

The Christmas atmosphere in Vienna is replete with the sound of festive Advent concerts, cheerful choral singing, captivating Gospel evenings and the star-studded gala "Christmas in Vienna". more

Restaurant Fabios

Luxury Restaurants

The city's offering of first-class dining ranges from Viennese to international cuisine. A glimpse into the kitchens of Vienna and its toques and stars. 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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