Visiting Vienna

Young couple lying on the grass, embracing and enjoying the sun

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.

Austrians foreign minister Leopold Figl presents the Austrian State Treaty on the balcony of the Belvedere

Lessing shows Lessing

His photograph of the presentation of the Austrian State Treaty on the balcony of the Belvedere went around the world. Erich Lessing's photos are now prominently presented in the Judenplatz Museum from 29.4. until 6.9.2015. more

Two young women having a picnic in the Burggarten in front of Palmenhaus

Picnic Sites in Vienna

Refresh your spirit, enjoy culinary delights and bask in the sun: Vienna offers plenty of options for a successful picnic! more

Man on a bicycle

Guided bike tours

Sporty sightseeing is really simple to enjoy in Vienna: You can discover lots of new and surprising things in the city and in the countryside on two wheels (provided), together with tour guides. 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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