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What To Do In Vienna On Sundays

Belvedere Palace Vienna
Even though most supermarkets and shops in Vienna are closed on Sundays as well as on public holidays, there is still a lot to do on Vienna on Sundays. Most restaurants, bars and bakeries are open on Sundays and public holidays, as Austrians tend to eat out on weekends.

Brunch in Vienna

Brunch is gaining popularity and a lot of places offer amazing Sunday brunch buffets and/or breakfast options. We highly recommend the following places:

- Florentin: Mediterranean Breakfast as well as Austrian classics
- Landhaus Grinzing: Amazing Sunday Brunch
- Donauturm Vienna: Spectacular brunch with a view
note: reservation way ahead is required
- Hermes Café Labstelle: Imperial Breakfast Options
- Das Glashaus: Prosecco Brunch by the water

After an ample breakfast, the following attractions in Vienna are open on Sundays and public holidays:


Florentin 1090 Brunch
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Sightsseing in Vienna

Most top attractions and sights are open on Sundays and holidays. Here is a list of things to see and do in Vienna on Sundays.

- Schönbrunn Palace
- Schönbrunn Zoo – Great for families with kids
- Hofburg Palace
- Belvedere Palace
- St. Stephen's Cathedral – guided tours between 1pm and 4.30pm
- Prater Amusement Park – great for families and kids
- Vienna State Opera – guided tours on Sundays usually run from 10am until 4pm. Please check the official website of the Vienna State Opera for any changes
- Kunsthistorisches Museum
- Albertina Museum
- Time Travel – great for families with kids

Another option to explore the city without being on your feet all day is a Hop-On-Hop-Off Sightsseeing Bus

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Riding Dinner - Exploring the city with all your senses: Vienna Sightseeing + Traditional Cuisine + Horse-Drawn Carriage

Riding Dinner Vienna
Photo ©: Riding Dinner Vienna
Vienna Volksgarten
Photo ©: Top10 Vienna

Active Sunday in Vienna

If you want to be more active on Sundays, you can rent a bike at Donauinsel, take a hike towards Kahlenberg or Cobenzl. There are various traditional Austrian Heurige (wine taverns serving delicious Austrian specialties and local wine) in case you opt in for a lunch break. The beautiful Vienna parks are also ideal for a Sunday picnic in the park. The best parks in Vienna are:

- Burggarten
- Volksgarten
- Stadtpark
- Praterpark

In case you want to try something a little more extravagant, we recommend the following activities that are all open on Sundays:

Fun Activities in Vienna

Soccergolf Stockerau What to do in Vienna as a group on Sundays?

- Bubble Soccer
- Soccergolf Stockerau
- Wakeboarding
- Stand Up Paddling
- Rent a Boat at Danube
- Outdoor Climbing Park at Donauinsel

Check out some more outdoor activities in Vienna here.

Blumenwiese Donaukanal
Photo ©: Top10 Vienna

Lazy Sunday in Vienna

Looking for ways to spend a relaxed Sunday with friends?

Remember our brunch recommendations?

Most restaurants and bars are open on Sundays. The following places are our favorite local hangouts to spend a few hours or an entire afternoon:

- Bars at Donaukanal (Strandbar Herrmann, Blumenwiese, Tel Aviv Beach)
- Palmenhaus at Burggarten
- Vienna City Beach Club
- Schweizerhaus at Prater
- Traditional Viennese Cafes – the more sophisticated way (Café Landtmann, Café Central)

Day trips from Vienna

If you still haven't found your activity on a Sunday in Vienna, you can hop on a boat for a day trip to Bratislava. Check out the schedule here. – Twin City Liner

You might also be interested in:

- Best Things To Do In Vienna – activities
- 10 Best Activities for Groups in Vienna
- 365 Things To Do In Vienna

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