Natural bathing spots in Vienna

The summer dives Vienna into a very special atmosphere. Everything is a bit quieter, much runs more slowly due to the warm temperatures. And so a cooling between is a welcome change.

Of course there are also many swimming pools in Vienna, which are a popular meeting place in the summer, but there are also numerous natural bathing spots to be discovered. Bathing fun in the green.

The classics

Freizeitparadies Donauinsel©WienTourismus-ChristianStemper

Very popular and popular are the leisure oases Danube island and the Old Danube. Here you can not only bathe, but there are also a wide range of sports facilities, restaurants and other leisure activities.

In addition to the public beach baths, there are also many free bathing places on theOld Danube, such as the Lagerwiese Romaplatz, the Lagerwiese Rehlacke, the Kaiserwasser, the ArbeiterInnenstrand or the Strombucht. You can find all information about this bathing paradise here. And you can also download the plan.

The greens


If you prefer more nature and less to little infrastructure around, then the natural bathing areas are just perfect for you. Here you will find intact nature, beaches surrounded by green meadows, surrounded by old trees, birdwatching and a lot of peace. Simply relax and enjoy.

In the 22nd district, you will find numerous bathing facilities along the Schillerwasser and Mühlwasser on sunny, shady banks and shady meadows.

You can also visit the Teich Hirschstetten all year round, without admission.

The bathing areas in the national park Donau-Auen are quite special, because here you really have pure nature. To protect the animal and plant life, only a few designated places for swimming are possible: Panozzalacke, Dechantlacke, Donau-Oder-Kanal and Stadlerfurt.

All information about the natural bathing grounds in Vienna and how to get there is easily you can find on the website the city of Vienna.

Bathing fun for all

Sommertage an der Alten Donau©WienTourismus-ChristianStemper
Alte Donau©WienTourismus-ChristianStemper

If you are traveling with your dog, there are also own bathing places where dogs are welcome, for example on the Old Danube or at the Teich Hirschstetten. You can find more information on the website of the city of Vienna.

For children, the city has come up with something special and has built water playgrounds all over Vienna. Here, children can walk around, splash around, swim and just enjoy the cool water. For the parents there are own resting areas. 

So if you use the summer for a visit to Vienna, make sure to pack your bathing stuff, because you should not miss these beautiful and unique natural bathing places. However, you can borrow large bath towels and beach bags from us, so you do not need to take those with you.

Greetings from the Appartements Ferchergasse


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