Romantic places in Vienna
Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, your anniversary or your first date – Vienna has much to offer for couples. In addition to the classics, such as a romantic dinner or a lavish brunch, there are numerous other activities for those wanting to spend time with a loved one. Here are a few tips on where couples can enjoy some quality time together in Vienna.
Hand in Hand ice-skating at the Town Hall Square
Every year, the Town Hall Square is transformed into an 8,000 m2 ice rink in the heart of the city. At the Wiener Eistraum (the Vienna Ice Dream), lovers can float over Vienna’s Town Hall Square with an amazing background and saunter through the romantically-lit Town Hall Park to musical accompaniment. But this nocturnal light show is not only an impressive sight for romantic couples.
You can hire ice skates and helmets at the ice rink which means that nothing stands in the way of a spontaneous visit while you are on holiday in Vienna.
Address: Rathausplatz 1, 1010 Vienna
Opening times: Daily from 20th January until 4th March: 10am to 10pm
You can save 10% on tickets if you book online! Find here more details: www.wienereistraum.com/en/productbook
Have a break together from the hustle and bustle of Vienna
When you are on a city trip, it sometimes does you good to take time to relax after a few busy days of sightseeing. The Therme Wien (Vienna Spa) is the perfect haven and, thanks to the new underground extension, is also now very easy to reach.
Whether a pampering massage for two or an exclusive “Relax! Tagesurlaub” (One Day Holiday) offer with your own lounge and reserved loungers as well as numerous other opportunities to relax, couples can really enjoy time together at the Spa.
Address: Kurbadstraße 14, 1100 Vienna
Monday to Saturday: 9am to 10pm
Sunday and Public holidays: 8am to 10pm
Getting there: The Therme Wien is only a 15-minute journey by underground (U1 line) from St. Stephan‘s to Oberlaa.
Romantic charm of independent cinemas
Especially when in the cold months of the year, a visit to the cinema is perfect for a romantic date. In Vienna you will find many cinemas to choose from. Not only do the cinemas provide an extremely varied programme but they are also particularly charming. In the Filmcasino in the Margaretenstraße, you get the impression that you have travelled back in time, in the Burgkino – the oldest cinema in the city – films are shown in their original language while the Artis International cinema in Vienna’s first district offers a potpourri of independent films and blockbusters in English.
Further information about our favourite cinemas in Vienna can be found here.
If you are celebrating your anniversary or your partner’s birthday or if you simply want to spend a romantic weekend together, we have a tip for you: why not give your partner a holiday in Vienna as a present? Here you can choose from over 250 checkVIENNA apartments which are located throughout the city.