Discover top sights and shopping streets in Vienna

Only a few steps separate you from popular attractions such as the City Hall, Volksgarten, Sigmund Freud Museum, and the Burgtheater. The heart of the old town with all the major sights including St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Imperial Treasuries is just a few minutes’ walk away. Treat yourself to something special during a visit to Vienna’s shopping streets: Graben, Kohlmarkt, or Kärntner Straße. Hop on the underground, tram, or bus to see Vienna’s other cultural highlights such as Schönbrunn Palace, or the picturesque rolling hills of the vineyards and woods on the outskirts of town. 

Be sure to also download a free audio guide to hear exciting anecdotes of the Grätzl. Thanks to our selection of insider tips, your Vienna adventure will begin where conventional travel guides end, with exclusive insights into the 'Vienna of the Viennese' and the lives of their famous companions, from Falco to Empress Elisabeth.

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Rathaus & Rathauspark

A 0.29 km/0.18 miglia dall’hotel
The 19th century Rathaus, or City Hall, is the meeting place of the provincial and city government. Designed by Friedrich von Schmidt, the impressive Neo-Gothic style building towers majestically over the beautiful landscape of the 400,000 square meter Rathauspark.

Volksgarten

A 0.68 km/0.42 miglia dall’hotel
Vienna’s first public park, The People’s Garden (Volksgarten), was laid out in 1821 over the city fortifications destroyed by Napoleon’s army. Designed with French-baroque style and dotted with fountains, flowers, and trees, visitors can enjoy a stroll through the colorful, photogenic park as they soak up the pleasant atmosphere.

Sigmund Freud Museum

A 0.75 km/0.47 miglia dall’hotel
Welcoming more than 100,000 visitors per year, the Sigmund Freud Museum offers a unique look into the life and works of the father of psychoanalysis. Located in the Alsergrund district, the popular museum showcases the 1890 apartment where Freud lived and worked for almost half a century.

Burgtheater

A 0.49 km/0.3 miglia dall’hotel
The Burgtheater, also known as ‘die Burg’ by the Viennese population, is Austria’s national theater and the most important German-language theater venue in the world. Enjoy a first-class performance any day of the week and gain an insight into the amazing technology, architecture, organization, and history of this world-renowned theater.

Hofburg

A 1.05 km/0.65 miglia dall’hotel
The Hofburg is an extensive palatial complex in the heart of Vienna, dating back to the 13th century. Formerly the principal imperial palace of the Habsburg dynasty, the Hofburg is now home to numerous museums, a congress center, and the official residence and workplace of the President of Austria.

St Stephen’s Cathedral

A 1.36 km/0.84 miglia dall’hotel
Established in 1147, St Stephen’s Cathedral is one of the best-known Gothic cathedrals in the world, and one of Vienna’s most recognizable symbols thanks to its iconic multicolored roof tiles. Visitors can climb the 343 steps of the tower room and take in magnificent views across Vienna.