Picnic Sites in Vienna
Having fun outside
What could be better than shifting enjoyment outdoors? All you need for a picnic in Vienna is a picnic blanket and a couple of culinary delicacies. Even treats to bring along yourself, which many Viennese restaurants also offer to go, are quickly obtained.
Having a picnic on the grass is also allowed in Vienna's many parks and gardens. There you can easily forget the hustle and bustle of the city, so you can focus on enjoying yourself and relaxing in the open air. Whether in the city center in the beautiful Stadtpark, in the Burggarten surrounded by imperial glory, or in the Türkenschanzpark, one of Vienna's parks with a special offer: Vienna's green oases have many picnic spots.
Picnic baskets to go
If you don't fancy filling your own picnic basket in Vienna, don't worry. At Restaurant Hermes in the Hermes Villa, you can choose from a variety of basket options and then retreat for a cozy picnic in the Lainz Game Reserve. Those who prefer a picnic in a central location should collect their picnic basket including picnic blanket from the restaurant Burgring – the Burg.Garten picnic.
Tip for a picnic in Vienna: Ideally, order your picnic baskets 1-2 days in advance.
Picnic in the vineyards
The picnic hut of the Cobenzl vineyard, with sustainable picnic boxes full of local delicacies, delivers an unforgettable picnic in the vineyards on the Cobenzl.The preferred basket is simply pre-ordered online and collected on site. Available to choose from are a Classic and a Veggie basket, both with a bottle of the famous Wiener Gemischter Satz from the Cobenzl Vineyards. Also situated on the Cobenzl is the children's farm at Landgut Wien Cobenzl, which promises excitement and fun for families.
Just a short walk away is the Himmelwiese, which rewards you with a beautiful panorama of Vienna. Below that, you can follow in the footsteps of Sigmund Freud in the Bellevuewiese – where he is commemorated by a memorial stone. The famous Viennese founder of psychoanalysis is said to have spent a lot of time in Vienna's vineyards.
The Heuriger Kierlinger on the Kahlenberg with its vineyard picnic and many other Viennese heuriger offer you a potpourri of heuriger treats and house wines from May to September.
And La Dolce Vienna drives you directly to the picnic in the vineyards in an open Italian Piaggio Ape. The wine picnic is organized in cooperation with the Christ Vineyards. The picnic basket contains a bottle wine and other treats; the picnic blanket is included. And after the picnic, you'll be taken home again safely and in comfort, or dropped off at your hotel.
Picnic by the water
Danube Island is a popular recreation area and perfectly suited for a picnic by the water. Lots of space and shade under the trees promise a relaxing day with a picnic in Vienna.
The Old Danube is also popular for a picnic by the water and probably unsurpassed in all matters romantic: The restaurant "La Crêperie" offers a moonlight picnic – a romantic picnic in your own boat with packed picnic basket and Prosecco. The boat rental station Meine Insel on the Old Danube enables a picnic on the water for up to eight people.
Parks & Gardens Guide in ivie
Did you know? The most beautiful Viennese picnic spots – in the city center and in the outer districts – are also summarized in compact form in the ivie app. For each pleasure hotspot there's interesting information, image galleries, and lots of practical information. And you'll always find where you're going with the map function!
The app has many other themed walks & guides waiting for you to discover. Handy – and always available on your smartphone. Download it for free today: