Visiting Vienna

Schloss Schönbrunn in autumn

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.

Cupcakes Shop with tables and chairs

The new cake shops

The new joy of baking is evident in the many Viennese shops - often with a retro design - that sell homemade cakes of every variety. more

Bellotto, View of Dresden from the Right Bank of the Elbe with the Augustus Bridge, 1747 (oil on canvas)

Rembrandt, Titian and Bellotto in Vienna

The winter palace is showing up to 8th November 2015 around 100 important works of grand masters from the Dresden Picture Gallery. more

Live concert at Szene Wien

Live locations

Apart from in the major concert halls, live music is also played in many clubs in Vienna. This is mostly followed by a party with DJs. That is typical of Vienna’s entertainment landscape. And hardly a single club is reserved for a specific musical genre. 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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