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Sunset at Old Danube

Summer days on the Old Danube

The Old Danube is a centrally located recreational paradise and a calm body of water that has something to offer for every taste and is also frequently visited by the Viennese. About 500 row boats, electric and paddle boats are awaiting vacationers from around the world. The waters are also very popular among sailors; it was on the Old Danube, after all, that the first sailing regatta on Austrian waters took place. Numerous outdoor pools, such as the famous "Gänsehäufel", have excellent water quality and tempt visitors to enjoy many pleasant hours at the beach. About forty restaurants - most located directly on the water - ensure carefree hours from April to October.

Tip: In the same place, the Schinakl restaurant rents out unique, ecological "swimming islands" with cozy sofas, tables and sun terraces, and a "dining on board" service directly from the restaurant if required. More information here.

Pamper yourself with some time out. In 2015, the Old Danube offers you the following choices:

  • Mother's Day at the Old Danube: May 10, 2015
    Every mother gets a flowery surprise when renting a boat.
  • Full moon cruise:  May 4, June 2, July 2, July 31, August 29, 2015
    The boat rental companies are extending opening hours so that visitors can explore the romanticism of the Old Danube by moonlight with a bottle of Prosecco. All types of boats can be rented at reasonable flat fees for three hours (between 7 and 11 p.m.). For more information, please call +43 1 20 43 435.
  • Light Festival on the Old Danube: July 25, 2015 (in case of bad weather: August 1, 2015)
    Decorated boats, hits and oldies along with a giant fireworks show will create a party mood on the Old Danube. Make sure you reserve your boat in time.

Old Danube

Alte Donau
1220   Wien

 

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