ivie - Your Personal Vienna Guide
The digital city guide "ivie" (free of charge for iOS and Android) of the Vienna Tourist Board is perfect for getting to know all aspects of the city: The app casts familiar sights in a new light, provides secret tips, and has a whole bunch of curious stories and quirky anecdotes in store. Themed city walks and handy information for everyday urban life are also part of the digital city guide and travel guide.
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Sights, museums and much more
ivie knows the city like the back of its hand. Because the app includes more than just Vienna's famous sights, from Schönbrunn Palace via the Prater and the Giant Ferris Wheel to St. Stephen's Cathedral and the Ringstrasse. ivie also knows about curious museums, exciting architecture, magnificent parks, great markets, and many places that the Viennese themselves don't know about, but are definitely worth a visit. The app opts for a visually lavish presentation, with hundreds of photos and dozens of videos. Get detailed information on 150 top sights, 400 place to eat, and over 200 partner companies of the Vienna City Card – all at your fingertips with the handy map function. And ivie has lots to talk about.
Know everything about Vienna
Which technical equipment was necessary to heave Empress Maria Theresa, who was weighty in all respects, into the Capuchin Crypt on her visits? Where and why did the architect Otto Wagner set himself a monument in the form of a giant lion statue? Which of Vienna's museums has make-up pallets that are over 6,000 years old? Fossilized dinosaur excrement you can touch? How many golden leaves decorate the dome of the Secession, and how often do you have to stay overnight in Schönbrunn Palace to have slept once in each room? – ivie has the answers.
Strolling around with ivie
ivie also knows how to guide and beguile. With the "Walks & Guides" feature, Vienna and its many facets can be explored, curated by themes. ivie knows numerous routes, so users can conveniently decide how many places they'd like to visit. There's something to suit every taste: ivie passes by Vienna's classics like Schönbrunn and the Prater. As well as to curious museums, through Red Vienna or to the most important LGBT locations.
Vienna can also be discovered with ivie in your ear. Two audio city walks offer an exciting audio chapter for you to listen to at each stop. The Ringstrasse Walk takes you along Vienna's world-famous magnificent boulevard, the Beethoven Walk through the Vienna of the musical genius. What's more: Dropping by now and again is worth it because the offer of "Walks & Guides" is regularly being expanded.
Custom-tailored information and inspiration
In order to be able to explore Vienna's most exciting places to perfection, ivie also offers the new feature "FÜR DICH" (FOR YOU): Share your interests with ivie, and the app gives you custom-tailored contents. Ten areas of interest are available to choose from – from "Authentic Vienna" to "Viennese Symbols". Once selected, ivie serves up many suggestions for places and offers that match your interests each and every day. If you prefer curated content, you'll be perfectly looked after with the tried and tested feature "HIGHLIGHTS" (a seasonal "best-of").
The perfect companion
But ivie is also extremely practical. Because she knows the location of drinking fountains, toilets, and city bike stations. If you like, you can have ivie tell you when there's a secret tip in your immediate vicinity. Personally important places, such as the location of your hotel, can be stored on the map to make them easy to find again later on. ivie is also perfect for preparing to go on a trip. You can browse and save sightseeing favorites in advance, so that you have a handy to-do list when you get there.
Exclusive Vienna experiences
Last but not least: another element of ivie is the Vienna City Card. The ideal city card, which offers total mobility on Vienna's public transport networks, as well as attractive benefits in museums, when sightseeing, in theaters, and at concerts.
An overview of ivie's features
- Places: Know everything about Vienna's sights
- Map: Full orientation from museums to WCs
- Walks & Guides: Discover the city with ivie
- For you: A personalized way to experience Vienna
- Tips: Receive messages from ivie and discover secret tips
- Favorites: Save sightseeing favorites in advance
- Own Places: Mark and save personally important addresses
- Vienna City Card: Full mobility and many benefits