PLEASE NOTE: The Tourist Info at Albertinaplatz will be closed on February 27 from noon to 7 pm due to maintenance work. Please refer to the Tourist Info at Vienna Main Station or call +43-1-24 555 for information.
Vienna is known around the world as the city on the Danube. In daily life, the Danube plays an important role for people, animals and nature in Vienna, with the 21 kilometer-long Danube Island, which was originally created as a flood defense. Vienna is also home to 29 wetlands, 4 rivers, 29 Vienna Woods streams and 40 ponds and lakes.