The Old Danube is an oxbow lake of the Danube in Vienna and this is no longer directly connected with the river, but separated by a dam. It is divided into two different parts, which are interconnected. The Old Danube is an important and popular local recreation and swimming area. Several public outdoor swimming pools are located on its banks, including the most famous "Gänsehäufel".
The "Danube Island" is besides a flood protection for the city a huge recreation area for the people. Due to the nearly-natural configuration it's also a habitat for numerous animals and plants. The length of the island is 21 km, the wideness 250 meter.
2011, the décor was created as a elegant and casual restaurant, with the aim of expanding the gastronomic offer of the trendy baroque Augarten. The decor is placed in the left wing of Schloss Augarten, in the immediate vicinity of the New Viennese Porcelain Manufactory (Neue Wiener Porzellanmanufaktur). Into the local with it´s architecturally facets and two breezy sidewalk cafés, we invite you for leisurely breakfasts, reasonably lunches, excited afternoon chats and casual dinners or a deserved night cap - all this in the for Augarten typical aura of serenity, sense of history and joy of life.
The Wienerberg is located in the 10th district, the total area is 117 hectares.
Landscape: Meadows, bushes, groups of trees, arable land
Motifs: Landscape, Wienerberg pond, dog zone, playground, dirtbike park, view/Vienna basin, view/Skyline Wienerberg
Infrastructure: Restaurant, Parking, Public car park (zone), Public transport
Access possible with approval of MA 49 and MA 22 (lead time)
In the 22nd district in the area of the former Vienna Aspern Airport there is one of the so-called "Himmelteiche" (sky ponds). Near Niklas-Eslarn-Straße, the biotope is easily accessible, even with public transportation. In addition to the idyllic "Himmelteich" (sky pond), with an interesting proportion of aquatic plants, there are a number of open spaces, gravel areas and impressive vegetation. An avenue of fruit-bearing trees offers a good contrast to the lush green areas.
Access only possible with approval of MA 49!
Further special features:
- Possible parking spaces
- cultural assets
- footbridge over land and water
- gravel areas, pond, meadow
The park-like location "Ladenburger - Höhe" is located in the 18th district. In addition to several free-standing solitary trees, this little jewel in the middle of houses convinces with its good public accessibility and a view over Vienna.
Further special features:
- Possible parking lots
- Light slope
- meadow area
"Mühlwasser" is an almost completely preserved old branch of the Danube in the 22nd district. On a length of 5 km it is freely accessible up to the swimming beach Stadlau. The Mühlwasser runs under the concrete structure of the Kaisermühlen motorway junction (Oberes Mühlwasser) to the Lobau (Unteres Mühlwasser).
Landscape: Lobau water forest
Shooting motifs: Landscape, natural bathing areas
Infrastructure: Public transport links
Access possible with approval of MA 49
tower from the 70ies - béton brut - brutalism - old office building - vintage - penthouse - rooftop - roofgarden - atelier - studio - skygarden - helicopter landing space on top -
lighthouse - industrial - 400qm rooftop terrace around the studio - half of the terrace is a jungle - concrete - outstanding architecture
The Stadtpark was built around 1860 and is the richest in monuments and sculptures of all the parks in Vienna. The most photographed monument in Vienna is the gilded Johann Strauss. The size of the park covers 65,000 square meters and it is located in the first and third municipal district of Vienna.
The hiking trail 5 leads from Stammersdorf to Falkenberg (Bisamberg) with its ten hectares area. At the 10 kilometer long tour are numerous vineyards, wine cellars, wine taverns, meadows and fields. The Senderstraße, one of the oldest and most beautiful wine cellar lanes of Vienna, leads to the Unterer Senderrundweg with a magnificent view over the city.
An important centre of the University of Vienna is the University Campus nearby, housing most of the institutes of the cultural studies as well as the new lecture rooms’ centre. It is also a special place for students, academic persons, the presentation of public art, relaxing in the park of the atrium. The building is a mixture of traditional and modern architecture.
VIERTEL ZWEI is work and living area in the 2nd district directly at the local recreational area Prater. The 5000m2 lake is the heart of the area and in combination with the modern architecture and the various green areas creates one of Vienna’s most attractive quarters.
The Prater is located in the 2nd district and has a size of 6,000,000 square meters. It consists of meadows, forest parts, the 4500 meters long Prater Hauptallee, a tree-lined road of up to seven rows of trees. A popular film location is the 112,000 square meters large Jesuitenwiese (meadow).