Vienna is the federal capital of Austria and at the same time one of Austria’s nine federal states. With a population of over 1.8 million, Vienna is Austria’s most populous city. In terms of surface area, it is the biggest city and second biggest municipality in Austria.
Vienna is an international convention and meeting location, with the headquarters of over 30 international organisations such as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
Vienna has won back the title of most liveable city in the world! The latest ranking by The Economist places Vienna in first place of the world’s most liveable cities, knocking Melbourne off the top spot after seven years. The assessment compares such factors as infrastructure, education, healthcare, social security, stability and culture in order to sift out the best cities. Also the international Mercer Study 2018, which compares quality of life using 39 criteria such as political, economic, social and environmental factors in 230 cities worldwide, Vienna took first position for the ninth time in a row. Vienna has plenty to offer. From culture at the Vienna State Opera or leisure and recreation in the great outdoor arena that is Danube Island, Vienna and ARCOTEL Kaiserwasser make it possible!
Not only does Vienna offer a wealth of cultural opportunities, it also has numerous family attractions! Spend a fun afternoon in Schönbrunn Zoo, a few wonderful hours in one of the many museums, or explore the fascinating sights of Vienna.
Our location in an open area on the Kaiserwasser is ideal for sporting activities of all kinds. Recharge the batteries with a run around the Kaiserwasser, put your balance to the test with Stand Up Paddling and much more.
Vienna - the city of art and culture! Discover Vienna’s famous sights and best-kept secrets away from the madding crowds!