-Viennese love affair...

the perfect choice whatever the season. The city on the blue Danube has its own unmistakable charm that never fails to cast a spell on visitors – a blend of imperial grandeur, a musical heritage that includes some of the greatest composers that ever lived, attractive leisure destinations and hip nightlife.

Vienna: Worth a visit in every season

Spring fever in Vienna

Vienna is one of the greenest cities in the world.: nearly half of the the city are green areas. Enjoy the first rays of sunshine in Schönbrunn, at the blue Danube or in the Prater. According to the "Focus" Magazin, the Grüne Prater is among the top ten most beautiful city parks worldwide. Furthermore, Schönbrunn with its castle, the spacious park and the zoo is a world heritage.

Vienna: green through and through-A city with outstanding quality of life

Vienna fully deserves its reputation as one of Europe’s finest – and greenest – cities. Recharge your batteries in one of the 2,000 green spaces that the city has to offer, including 280 parks and gardens. The Prater park, the Lobau wetlands and the Vienna Woods are all perfect destinations for mini excursions and walks.

Foto: Wien Ringstrasse

UNESCO World Cultural Heritage-Outstanding sightseeing in Vienna

Unique beauty – the city exudes imperial charm around every corner with Schönbrunn Palace, the Hofburg, the Spanish Riding School and the Sisi Museum among the top attractions. Discover the Austrian art nouveau Secession building, the art collections at the Belvedere palace and Otto Wagner's Jugendstil railway station pavilions.

Foto: Spanische Hofreitschule

Raise the curtain-Music, theatre and art in Vienna

Savour the sounds of the Vienna Philharmonic and the Vienna Boys Choir. The State Opera House and the Golden Hall at the Musikverein are among the world’s leading classical music venues. And now you too can join the 10,000 music fans that listen to live classical music in Vienna every night. You’ll be amazed!

Photo: Vienna Boys Choir

Lifestyle and nightlife-Cool and trendy

– the other side to Vienna. After all it’s not only a city of waltzing, opera and classical music. Vienna’s late night scene has something for everyone from the chic set to the underground crowd. Clubs such as Flex, the venues in the arches of the U6 subway line and the bars lining the Danube Canal all enjoy cult status.

Photo: Naschmarkt

Outstanding culture-Museums, galleries and exhibitions in Vienna

the best way to find out is in one of the city’s more than 100 galleries such as the Albertina and the Hundertwasser House or within the Museumsquartier. Where the work of greats who changed the face of art forever – such as Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt – meet meets contemporary art.

Photo: Egon Schiele Leopold Museum

Fancy a quick rest?-Catching some rays down at the Alte Donau

Treat yourself to some time out during a relaxing lunch break near the congress centre. A boat trip on the Alte Donau, a ride on a City Bike on the Danube Island, a picnic in the Donaupark, or a guided tour of the Vienna International Centre, the location of Vienna's UN headquarter.