Your Vienna

Nature & Recreation

Recreation: how Vienna natives use to spend their spare time and what families like to do throuhout the year

There’s a lot more to this city than just music and monarchs. Vienna is also a great place to relax and discover the beauty of nature. There are also a surprising number of attractions for young ones, including an amusement park and a top-notch zoo. Sneak out to one of Vienna´s extraordinarily huge recreation areas, or drop by one of the wine taverns skirting the Vienna Woods.

Public spas and pools

Vienna offers plenty of spas and public swimming pools such as Schafbergbad, Krapfenwaldbad and a lot of beaches along “Alte Donau” in the 22nd district. Vistit for open air spas and pools and for indoor pools. One of the most amazing indoor pools and spa is Stadthallenbad. Reopened in 2015 after having been revitalized for years, it offers Vienna´s one and only 50 meter indoor pool. Sure, a number of amateur and professionsal athletes find their home here; however, usually, there is plenty of water for everyone.

Therme Oberlaa

#1 spa in Vienna. Take underground U1 to Reumannplatz and bus 68B. Despite the fact that this spa is within city limits, it could easily compete with most renowed spas asll over the Austria. It offers a variety of pools and supplemental fitness, sports, massage as well as sauna facilities.

Don´t hesitate to visit Vienna in winter

Cenna celebrates the holiday season with advent markets, public ice skating rinks and plenty of lavish parties. Add wintry touches like snow-covered rooftops and nearby ski slopes into the mix and you’ll find yourself in a European winter wonderland.hristkindlmarkt, skating in the city center, strolls through the snowy hills. Enough said.