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Vienna is a city full of charm, music, history and elegance, and just like any other destination, Austria’s capital has its own spectacular story to tell!

Follow us around the Austrian capital as we share with you our favorite locations, foods, drinks and pastimes in one of Europe’s imperial cities!

Here are 25 things to do in Vienna!

1. Go for a ride on the Giant Ferris Wheel.

Giant Ferris Wheel in Vienna

Get a better view of the city from the Giant Ferris Wheel. If you have time, try out some of the other rides in the Prater amusement park. Some of them might be a bit outdated, but that’s part of their charm!

2. Walk around Stephansplatz.
St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna

Discover St. Stephen’s Cathedral, one of Vienna’s most impressive landmarks.

3. Visit Mumok: MUseum MOderner Kunst.

Mumok Museum - Vienna

If you appreciate modern art,  then you must visit Mumok. You won’t be sorry!

4. Explore Tiergarten Schönbrunn.

Tiergarten Schönbrunn - Vienna Zoo

Spend the day walking around Tiergarten Schönbrunn, the world’s oldest zoo.

5. Wander around the magical grounds of the Schönbrunn Palace.

Schönbrunn Palace Gardens

The gardens are so spectacular you won’t want to leave!

6. Enjoy a Viennese schnitzel with potato salad.

Schnitzel - Viennese dish

You can’t say you’ve experienced Vienna to the fullest until you’ve tried a Viennese schnitzel with potato salad. Figlmüller makes one of the best and biggest schnitzels in town.

7. Take it easy and enjoy a nice long walk on Donauinsel.

Donauinsel in Vienna

This is a must-see in Vienna, a small island in the Danube River. You can walk or ride a bike, whichever you choose, is a fun way to see this amazing part of Vienna.

8. Stop by Naschmarkt.

Naschmarkt market in Vienna

This is Vienna’s most eclectic market, where you can try some local produce. It’s a great place to have lunch.

9. Have a Wiener Melange at Café Central while enjoying a live classical music performance.

Cafe Central - Vienna

The Wiener Melange is a coffee similar to a cappuccino. Café Central has seen famous people such as Freud.

10. Hop on a tram.

Vienna tram

Get a glimpse of Vienna’s most monumental buildings as you go around Ringstrasse.

11. Cocktails, loud music, flashing lights and dancing await you in Copa Cagrana!

Copa Cagrana

Copa Cagrana has a lively atmosphere at night and you can drink at cheap prices!

12. Go on a guided tour around the premises of UNO City.

UNO City - Vienna united nations

If you are curious to find out more about the ONU, this is a good idea. Vienna has one of the four headquarters of the ONU, which goal is to guarantee human rights and peace.

13. Head over to Hotel Sacher for a piece of Sacher cake.

Hotel Sacher - Vienna, Austria

It’s true many cafes around the world have this dessert on their menu, but none taste as good as the original!

14. People watch and relax in Stadtpark.


It’s a great place to meet locals and get the inside scoop on what to do and see, as well as which events to attend.

15. Catch a glimpse of the Rathaus at night.

Rathaus - Vienna, Austria

It’s truly breathtaking!

16. Have lunch at a traditional Heurigen (tabern) in Grinzing.

Heurigen Grinzing
Image by melikeakdamar via Instagram

Order some of their local wine with some sparkling water – it goes well with anything!

17. Rent a paddle boat.

Alte Donau in Vienna

The best thing to do on a sunny Saturday afternoon is to rent a paddle boat and explore Alte Donau.

18. Gasometer is the place to go if you love live music.

Gasometer in Vienna

This space hosts some of the funkiest concerts in town.

19. Enjoy a long walk in the Lainzer Tiergarten.

Lainzer Tiergarten

This is Vienna’s wildest park, where deer and wild boar roam free!

20. Wander around Graben und Kärnten.

Graben street - Vienna, Austria

Those are two of Vienna’s most popular central streets. Here you’ll find some of the trendiest boutiques and cafés in town.

21. An ice-cream at Zanoni-Zanoni is a must!

Zanoni Zanoni icecream
Pphoto by @zanonieis via instagram

It might not be Austrian, but it’s still delicious.

22. Visit the Butterfly House.

Butterfly House - Vienna

You’ll feel like you’ve been teleported someplace exotic!

23. Shopping? Mariahilferstrasse!

Mariahilferstrasse - Vienna shopping

Mariahilferstrasse is a bit like London’s Oxford Street… shops, shops, and more shops!

24. Stop by Vienna’s oldest market place.Anker Clock by Franz von Matsch

The Hoher Markt is the oldest market place. You can see the famous Anker Clock by Franz von Matsch.

25. Admire colorful structures scattered around Vienna.

Hundertwasser buildings - Vienna

Ever heard of Hundertwasser, the architect with the quirky buildings? You’ll find several of his colorful structures scattered around Vienna.

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6 responses to “25 Things to Do in Vienna

  1. The diversity of Vienna is perfectly highlighted in your pictures… and in your description of the place as well! keep on blogging!

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