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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 you must do when in Vienna!


1. Go for a ride in the Giant Ferris Wheel and get a better view of the city. 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 Some of them might be a bit outdated, but that’s part of their charm!

Giant Ferris Wheel in vienna


2. Walk around Stephansplatz and discover St. Stephen’s Cathedral, one of Vienna’s most impressive landmarks.
St. Stephen’s Cathedral in vienna


3. If you appreciate modern art,  then you must visit MumokMUseum MOderner Kunst. You wont be sorry!

mumok museum in vienna


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

Tiergarten Schönbrunn vienna zoo


5. Wander around the magical grounds of the Schönbrunn Palace. The gardens are so spectacular you won’t want to leave!

Schönbrunn Palace gardens in vienna



6. 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.

schnitzel from vienna


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

Donauinsel in vienna


8. Stop by Naschmarkt, Vienna’s most eclectic market, and try some local produce. Its a great place to have lunch.

Naschmarkt vienna market


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

cafe central in vienna


10. Hop on a tram and get a glimpse of Vienna’s most monumental buildings as you go around Ringstrasse.

tram in vienna



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

Copa Cagrana in vienna


12. If you are curious to find out more about the UN, go on a guided tour around the premises of UNO City.

uno city in vienna united nations


13. Head over to Hotel Sacher for a piece of Sacher cake. Its true many cafes around the world have this dessert on their menu, but none taste as good as the original!

Hotel Sacher in vienna


14. People watch and relax in Stadtpark.  Its a great place to meet locals and get the inside scoop on what to do and see, as well as which events to attend.

Stadtpark in vienna


15. Catch a glimpse of the Rathaus at night. It’s truly breathtaking.

Rathaus in vienna



16. Have lunch at a traditional Heurigen (tabern) in Grinzing. Order some of their local wine with some sparkling water – it goes well with anything!

Heurigen in Grinzing
Image by melikeakdamar via Instagram

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

Alte Donau in vienna


18. If you love live music, Gasometer is the place to go. This space hosts some of the funkiest concerts in town.

gasometer in vienna


19. Enjoy a long walk in the Lainzer Tiergarten, Vienna’s wildest park, where deer and wild boar roam free!

Lainzer Tiergarten


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

Graben in vienna



21. An ice-cream at Zanoni-Zanoni is a must! It might not be Austrian, but its still delicious.

zanoni photo by @zanonieis
Pphoto by @zanonieis via instagram

22. Visit the Butterfly House and you’ll feel like you’ve been teleported someplace exotic!

Butterfly House in vienna


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

Mariahilferstrasse in vienna


24. Stop by Vienna’s oldest market place, the Hoher Markt, and see the famous Anker Clock by Franz von Matsch.

Anker Clock by Franz von Matsch at hoher markt in vienna


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

Hundertwasser buildings in vienna



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5 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!

  2. Nice information about Vienna anyone can easily get all details of attraction, visited places in Vienna. We are hospitality service provider around the world like to grab your idea to promote services.
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