Things to Do in Vienna with Kids
Whether you embark on a relaxing river cruise, drop by one of the world’s oldest zoos, indulge in a chocolate-tasting session, or go for a ride on the city’s giant Ferris wheel, Vienna offers plenty of attractions that appeal to visitors of all ages. Here’s how to plan a family-friendly day out in the Austrian capital.
- Make sightseeing exciting for kids—and point out the city’s palaces, cathedrals, and other impressive landmarks—aboard ahop-on-hop-off-bus tour.
- Combine your city explorations with a relaxing boat ride when you go for acruise down the Danube River.
- Discover one of Vienna’sinteractive and family-friendly exhibitions, such as Time Travel: The Vienna History Show or Madame Tussauds.
- Given that Vienna’s culinary staples include chocolate, praline, cheese, and other treats, you can bring the kids along on atempting food tour.Visit the Tiergarten Schönbrunn—one of the world’s oldest zoos—and finish with a ride on theViennese Giant Ferris Wheel (Wiener Riesenrad).*