Unforgettable Vienna experiences
Sightseeing & attractions in Vienna
In the culture historical museum you are going to find at first works of the artists Rembrandt, Rubens, Tizian, Dürer and many more. The exhibits of the exhibitions range from the ancient to the 18th century.
Both museums offer consistently changing exhibitions with different key aspects besides their permanent exhibitions.
In both museums there are also special culinary offers like for example the asparagus week or just a typical brunch. A good advice from us is, to reserve a table in advance. In the months of July until August it is open daily for visitors. From September to May it is only closed on Mondays.
Where horse riding becomes an art: visitors experience at gala performances the unique exhibitions of Lipizzan horses in the most beautiful hall of the world, planned by the famous baroque architect Joseph Emanuel Fischer von Erlach.
The glory and splendour of the Habsburg times lives on in the imperial apartments of the Hofburg building, where the emperor’s collections are exhibited. The Hofburg was inhabited until 1918 by the emperor’s family and is today the office of the Austrian Federal President.
Being princess Sissi- the dream of many young girls… Visiting the palace of Schönbrunn brings you a little bit closer to the dream. During the way to the Palace you will see the amazing park with beautiful Trees, flowers and fountains. In the inside of the Palace you go through the personal bedrooms of Sissi & his consorts. Besides Sissi, Empress Maria Theresa lived there with her 16 children. She stem from the family of the Habsburger and emboss the history of Austria with her politics of the wedding. The famous sentence “ tu felix Austria – you happy Austria marry, the war will lead the others” came out of her mouth.
Right beside the palace is the big zoo of Schönbrunn. It is the oldest zoo of the whole world. The one-time foraging grounds were also supposed to be the summer residence of the Emperor. Today the zoo count as the world’s famous zoo, one reason is the specious-appropriate keeping of animals. The old and young people love the pandas.
During the day with coffee and cake or in the evening with a cocktail, you will always have the best view on our famous sight, the St. Stephans Cathedral.
Party in a garden? This is actually possible! The nightclub is based in the middle of the Vienna Center, the Volksgarten. The nightclub is one of the most beautiful locations and counts decades to a ledger of the city. The attractive architecture of the glaspavillon can be used for outside- but also indoor nights and includes an international party culture.
Dinner, cocktails, dancing and live music are only available in the Albertina Passage. Located in a former pedestrian underpass, the restaurant offers entertainment for all ages. To the live music, which focuses on jazz, you can always dance on Friday and Saturday, on other days DJs will heat up the club properly.
Theatre, concerts, cabaret and musical – find everything under one roof in the Wiener Metropol.
The Theater an der Wien is located directly at Vienna Naschmarkt and it is the fourth most important opera house in the city. At the same time it is the youngest and oldest theatre of Vienna: the construction year dates back to 1801, but every week there are contemporary dances, operas and concerts on stage.
Albertina is one of the most significant graphic collections in the world with around 65,000 drawings and over a million prints. The house with the extravagant projecting roof known as “Soravia Wing” by the architect Hans Hollein draws attention mainly due to the large exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. The portfolio is enhanced by Batliner’s collection, one of the largest European private collections of modern art.
This building, in which the Art Nouveau painter Gustav Klimt had his last studio, is located in the picturesque garden in the 13th Viennese district. Today’s architecture dates back to the time after Klimt’s death; the living and working situation from 1911 to 1918 has been reproduced impressively with regard to atmosphere and contents through the reconstruction of former establishments.n.
The open – air bath area stretches over 330,000 square meters and is located at an idyllic island in the Old Danube. From water slides, wave pool, high rope course and several snack restaurants to sauna and massage, there is something for everybody here.
The most important hot spring of the city is located in the south of Vienna. The Thermal bath uses the sulphurous water and thus, converts the everyday life into an experience. You give your body a treat and leave all your worries behind. Relax in the “stone of peace and quiet“, pamper yourself in one of the numerous saunas and steam baths or enjoy a soothing massage.
In Shofah Spa, qualified therapists pamper the stressed clients with Thai massages and a great selection of therapies. Seven treatment rooms are individually garnished with Thai decorations, but the gardens for treatments in the open air and the outdoor whirlpool remain the real highlight.
Pools overlooking the city – Krapfenwaldbad lies on the hillside of Cobenzl and is the highest located swimming pool in Vienna. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy the heavenly view!
The Naschmarkt is an institution of Vienna, who has a shopping opportunity for fruits, vegetables, cheese and other very tasteful treats from the whole world. Besides that, the amount of various restaurants where you can try the best dishes, increased the last years. The offer reaches from the fish restaurants over vegetarian treats to the point to Sushi and Israelite-oriental speciality. Of course the regional offer from the near Marchfeld and Vienna Basin is also represent.
It doesn’t matter if you prefer a wine tavern atmosphere or an elegant dinner, the cellar of our city hall have both. In the unique ambience will find consumption and tradition together. The Vienna cellar of the city hall opened 1899 and carries the name “Seat of tastefulness”. Try it once and enjoy the tradition of the Vienna conviviality.
Vienna charme and modern style connected in a restaurant? You will find this in the Vienna Stadtbräu based at the Vienna ditch. You will get delicious traditional dishes with a wonderful wine or a fresh tongued beer. You can enjoy this in the heart of Vienna. Bon Appetit!
Beside the world’s famous Wiener Schnitzel is the Wiener Tafelspitz another speciality. You don’t have to miss this. The Family Plachutta guarantees quality with their various beef dishes for years. The classic Wiener Tafelspitz is made of beef and will be cooked in its’ own soup. In the Plachutta it will be served in a copper pot. The sides of this meal are traditionally red cole, spinach, fried grated potatoes and wild chive sauce makes the Wiener Tafelspitz a kulinaric adventure.
Fun for children in Vienna
“Please do not touch” is like a motto in museums, but the Zoom Museum makes an exception. Young visitors can experience art with all their senses thanks to workshops, cinema projects and many other activities.
Besides the zoo, the wide park and the castle itself, Schönbrunn has something to offer to explorers and the enigma lovers. Playing hide and seek and searching tracks will be an unforgettable experience in the Heckenlabyrinth!
All the young and old architects can do their own thing on the 10,000 square meters piece of land. It starts off after a basic training. Tree trunks are shipped, sand hills are dug out and are filled up again somewhere else. On successful completion of the excavation course, a personal certificate is given as souvenir.
If the weather does not cooperate all of a sudden, then you can take refuge in the BOGI Park indoor playground. The little ones can play here to their heart’s content. Climbing volcano, ball pit, bouncy castle, quad bike, face painting and even hairstyling for kids are just a small part of the extensive offer.
Equilibrium instead of muscle power: the vehicle is controlled by the weight-shift and overturning is however prevented by a sensor. You can decide whether you want to undertake a private sightseeing or a group guided tour.
You want to keep an eye on your body even tho you are on holidays? Then you can visit the beautiful Holmes Place right beside the Börse. It is a gym of the top class with sauna and pool. Holmes Place is only 5 minutes away by feet and you can visit it only for one day as well.
The Yoga Doctor is also 5 minutes away. The studio offers you yoga lessons all day long. If you want to visit it only once, it is also a pleasure for them.
Fresh air, movement and exploring the landscape, then the perfect way to do this, are running alongside the danube canal or through the Stadtpark. Not only you will do something very good for your body, it is also a pleasure to run beside the danube canal where you can see many ducks and swans.
If you decide for running through the Stadtpark, it will give you an awesome feeling and you will admire the perfect kempt makings and trees.
In the 1st district, the old city centre, these three streets form a true shopping paradise. At Graben, at Kohlmarkt and at the Goldern Quarter, the luxury boutiques line up next to each other: Hermés, Gucci, Chanel and Louis Vuitton are just some of the brand names. If you don´t want to spend a fortune, you can also find H&M, Zara, Mango, Forever 21 and many others a few steps away on the Kärntnerstraße (Carinthian street).
This old Viennese traditional place should be the first choice of foodies and connoisseurs. Fine specialities from all over the world can be bought here, from Austrian gourmet food to products from distant countries. The Meinl restaurant is the perfect place for a business lunch or to grab a bite and the wine-bar is always a good choice for wine-lovers.
„The Centrum“, of Vienna City are the two pedestrian precinct right beside the famous St. Stephans Cathedral. You will a lot of stores and shops there. International Levels and strings are seaming the place. If you go off these streets in little alleys, you will ding traditional trade and repair business, galleries and other insider tips.
Did you already hear about it, that you can own expensive brands really cheap? Yes, you heard right, in Parndorf you can own the best brand clothes for a really cheap price. With the car you only need 35 minutes and with the train at least an hour. Brand-lovers will find their paradise of national and international branded articles for reduced prices.
The Vienna Pass offers a variety of benefits, includes free entry to more than 60 of the most popular sights of the city, unlimited use of hop-on hop-off buses of Vienna sightseeing tours, a free of cost guide book and fast track entry to several top sights of Vienna. The Vienna Pass can be extended with the Vienna Travelcard for free journeys in the entire public transport network of the city. The pass can be obtained for 2, 3 or 6 days for adults and young people and can be sent by post or it can be collected in person at the airport or the opera passage. Detailed information, costs and all the included sights as well as order information are provided on the Vienna Pass website.