Welcome to Vienna

Welcome to Vienna!

Welcome to Vienna!

Located at the easternmost extension of the Alps in the Vienna Basin, Vienna is the capital and largest city of Austria with almost 1.9 million residents. Known as the “City of Music” on the meandering Danube, Vienna is close to the borders of Czechia, Slovakia and Hungary. Its unique historical city center was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.

City with imperial charm...

casts a spell on visitors with the majestic charm of the bygone days of empire.

City of classical music...

echoes with the unmistakable sounds of the world’s greatest composers.

City of coffee houses...

offers the timeless delights of coffeehouse tradition and delicious Viennese cuisine.

For centuries Vienna has drawn artists and innovators from all corners of the continent to its dazzling intellectual and artistic life. With its famed art salons and coffee houses, Vienna supported a unique culture in which artists and scientists, rebels and aesthetes, met and freely exchanged ideas.

Climate

Vienna has an oceanic climate bordering a humid subtropical climate (hovering just below 22 °C in July and August). The city has warm to hot summers, however with periodical precipitation that can reach its most in June and July and average high temperatures of 21 to 27 °C.

Currency

The official currency is the Euro (EUR). Exchange of foreign currency is available at Vienna International Airport and at most hotels, banks and exchange offices throughout the city.