Visiting Vienna

Beach bar at the Danube Canal with view onto the canal and 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.


Front of a colourful painted house; check pattern in black, white and purple

Kunst Haus Wien

Colorful areas, irregular forms, many grown over with lush green plants: this is how painter Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928 to 2000) encouraged new impulses – and not only to Vienna’s architecture. He also created an exhibition center offering a permanent exhibition of Hundertwasser’s works. more

Mocha service by Josef Hoffmann for Augarten Porzellan

Vienna Design

In Vienna, the former imperial city, design has always been a tradition. The basis for the latest top designs remains the art nouveau masterpieces of the Wiener Werkstätte. more

Sailing boats on the Old Danube

Relaxing on the Vienna Danube

In Vienna, the Danube is omnipresent – whether in the form of the Donau-Auen National Park or Old Danube, Danube Island or Danube Canal. The Viennese use them to relax, for play and sports, or for pleasurable hours at the beach cafes, bars and restaurants that can be found on the Old Danube and the Copa Cagrana on the Danube Island. more

Two young women hugging in front of Schloss Schönbrunn

Vienna among top 10 cities to visit

Lonely Planet has ranked Vienna as one of the top 10 cities "not to be missed" by travellers in 2015. more

Vienna Tourist Board director Nobert Kettner, deputy mayor Renate Brauner and mayor Michael Häupl standing next to each other presenting the new 2020 Vienna Tourism Strategy.

Vienna Tourism Strategy 2020

According to the strategy, Vienna is expected to sell 18 million guest nights by 2020, while the sales revenue of the lodging sector should hit the "the sonic barrier" of one-billion euros. more

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