HELLO & WELCOME TO VIENNA! HERE ARE SOME HIGHLIGHTS YOU WOULDN'T WANT TO MISS!
Vienna is the capital of the Republic of Austria and also one of the nine Austrian provinces. With about 1.9 million inhabitants, Vienna, located on the Danube, is the most populous major city in Austria, the second largest in the German-speaking world, and the sixth largest city in the European Union. Around 2.8 million people live in the Vienna metropolitan area - this corresponds to around one third of the total Austrian population.
Architecturally, Vienna is still characterized above all by the buildings around the Vienna Ringstrasse from the Wilhelminian period, but also by Baroque and Art Nouveau. Through its role as imperial capital and residence city of the Austrian Empire from 1804, Vienna became a cultural and political center of Europe in the 19th century. Around the year 1910, when Vienna was still the capital of the Habsburg Monarchy, the city counted over two million inhabitants as the fifth largest city in the world.
An inspiration for the senses
In Vienna, numerous exhibitions take place throughout the year. On the one hand, the museums of the capital always take up new thematic areas, for which there is then a special exhibition to admire in the respective museum. On the other hand, you will also find countless small exhibitions in galleries in the Viennese exhibition calendar. Here visitors can admire the works of different artists.
Enjoy the diverse Viennese cultural landscape
Experience the breathtaking Viennese attractions with all your senses. Historical monuments that are second to none await you. Countless visitors from all over the world travel to the Austrian capital every year to experience the cultural specialties of Vienna. Throughout the year, numerous sensational cultural events take place in our beautiful Vienna.
Baths & Spa's
Vienna's baths and spas offer pure relaxation.
Vienna has a total of 33 indoor, beach and outdoor pools and even a thermal bath. In addition, there are numerous natural bodies of water that invite you to swim. Many tourists spend their summer vacation in the cosmopolitan city and combine the visit of architectural, historical and cultural institutions with a versatile bathing vacation.
Pleasure with tradition.
The Viennese coffeehouse is a typical Viennese institution as a gastronomic establishment. In Vienna you can enjoy excellent coffee in a very stylish ambience. The accompanying pastries have also achieved world fame. It is not for nothing that the Viennese coffeehouse culture has been part of the UNESCO intangible cultural heritage since 2011.
Popular as ever.
As early as 1902, the first cinema screenings took place in Vienna in so-called store cinemas. The enthusiasm for the world of film has always been great in Vienna. If you enjoy nostalgia, you can choose between some historic movie theaters in Vienna. Likewise, of course, there are ultra-modern, multi-story cinema facilities in the latest design.
Plunge into the hustle and bustle
The various markets are an important component of Vienna's cityscape. The markets give their visitors an insight into the multicultural side of Vienna. Here, the well-known Viennese Schmäh mixes with Eastern European charm and oriental flair with southern temperament. Vienna's largest and best-known market is the Naschmarkt between Karlsplatz and Kettenbrückengasse.
Let us take you into the world of art
Vienna is known for its countless museums around the world. Visitors can marvel at important world-class collections, as well as small houses that score with original exhibits. In addition to artists of the century, such as Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, you will meet the stars of contemporary Vienna. Every museum in the city is definitely worth a visit.
The green oases in the middle of the city.
Vienna was named the "greenest city in the world" in 2020. The numerous beautifully landscaped green spaces have contributed to Vienna being considered the most livable city in the world. In addition to extensive and large parks, such as the Vienna Prater or the Schönbrunn Palace Park, there are many small parks and green spaces in all districts. Enjoy the beautiful ambience of the parks!
Shopping in Vienna
The special shopping experience in the capital
Take the opportunity and stroll through the diverse stores of the city during your stay in Vienna. Vienna offers you a true shopping paradise. Well-known shopping streets and large shopping centers sell everything your heart desires. In addition, in numerous small alleys you will come across nice stores, with unique features. The shopping streets are also full of the most diverse restaurants, which provide for your physical well-being.
Boards that mean the world
For centuries, Vienna has been known for the performing arts. Visitors will find a variety of small and large world-famous theaters in Vienna. For example, the Theater an der Wien has been enchanting its guests for over two centuries with its excellent acoustics and stylish setting. Every theater lover should also have been to the Burgtheater in Vienna.
There is a lot to see in Vienna
Whoever pays a visit to Vienna should simply have seen some important buildings. These include, for example, the Vienna Parliament on Vienna's Ringstrasse. It is one of the most important buildings of the historicism. The Planetarium, on the other hand, offers an unforgettable view of the world of the stars. Also impressive is the famous Vienna International Centre (VIC), one of four headquarters of the United Nations, along with New York, Geneva and Nairobi.