Complete Vienna Lifestyle Guide

What can I do in Vienna apart from sightseeing, palaces and museums? Here are our tips for dining, shopping and culture. 

During your stay in the Austrian capital, you will quickly discover that Vienna has a unique flair and a very special lifestyle, shaped by its rich cultural heritage and imperial past. The city's lifestyle is decidedly laid-back, as the Viennese appreciate coziness.

Vienna consistently ranks among the most livable cities in the world, and for good reason! With its typical Viennese charm, abundance of cultural offerings, efficiently developed public transportation system, and its famous coffee house culture, which has been declared an intangible heritage by UNESCO, the metropolis offers a quality of life and lifestyle that is second to none. And what about the nightlife? It's vibrant and diverse, ranging from classical concerts to hip clubs.

To help you immerse yourself in Vienna's lifestyle and make the most of your time in this imperial city, we have curated some of our best articles. They will provide you with plenty of ideas on how to fully experience Vienna like a true Viennese.

Dining in Vienna

Cafes and Restaurants

Viennese cuisine is the only cuisine in the ...

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Viennese Cuisine: 21 Traditional Dishes

It doesn't always have to be classic.Here we ...

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22 Selected Restaurants in Vienna [with Map]

The Viennese coffeehouse culture is part of the ...

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10 Real Viennese Coffee Houses in Vienna [with Map]

Shopping in Vienna

From Shopping Malls to Markets

Top 10 Shopping Malls in Vienna [Shopping Centers & Outlets]

Shopping streets run through all districts of Vienna.Here ...

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10 Best Shopping Streets in Vienna [with Map]
10 Best Markets in Vienna: From Food to Flea Markets [with Hours]

Nightlife in Vienna

What Can I Do at Night?

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What Else Can I Do?

Where are the BEST parks in Vienna? Locals ...

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20 Most Beautiful Parks in Vienna [with Map]

"Ausg’steckt is"These words and a Föhrenbuschen - a ...

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12 Most Beautiful Wine Taverns in Vienna [with Map]

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of magnificent ...

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10 Most Beautiful Palaces and Castles in Vienna [with Tickets & Map]