Things You Can Do in Vienna For Free

No matter how much you spend on your trip, doing free activities or getting things for free gives you some sort of happiness. There are free things to do anywhere you go; you have to find out. Here are some of the activities you can do for free and places you can visit, which will cost you nothing while in Vienna. Check out the East Europe Packages from Dubai

Gardens at Schonbrunn Palace

Admission to going inside the Schonbrunn Palace (Schloss Schoenbrunn) needs a ticket, but you surely can visit the gardens at Schonbrunn Palace for free. The Schonbrunn Palace and its gardens are one of the must-visits when you are in Vienna. 

The gardens are a great place for walking, running, taking a romantic stroll, or for a picnic. You will see gorgeous greenery, fountains, Roman ruins, and statues. If you walk to the Gloriette, you will be treated to a spectacular view of Vienna and the Schonbrunn Palace.

If you are visiting Vienna and Schonbrunn Palace in the summer, you should consider rescheduling a bit so that you get to take advantage of the free concerts that are performed by the local artists at the Palace Gardens in Schonbrunn.

Take a Bike Ride

If you do not want to take tickets for subway every time you need to go from one place to another in the city, you could borrow bikes for free for an hour in Vienna. 

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St. Stephen’s Cathedral (Stephansdom)

One of the most popular places in Vienna is the St. Stephen’s Cathedral (Stephansdom), a gorgeous Gothic church, which, at one point, was the tallest building in the whole of Europe. You can visit the church for free. 

But if you want to take tours of the Cathedral and catacombs, you will have to buy tickets. Other churches you can visit for free are St. Peter’s Church, St. Michael’s Church, Scottish Church, among others. 

MUSA (Museum Start Gallery Artothek)

If you are into contemporary art, plan a visit to MUSA (Museum Start Gallery Artothek) which has one of the biggest collections of contemporary art in Austria. Of course, admission is free.

Other museums you can visit for free are District Museum Inner City (Bezirksmuseen), Money Museum (Geldmuseum), Georg Kargl Fine Arts.

Naschmarkt & Brunnenmarkt

Walk along with the shops at Vienna’s farmers’ markets, Naschmarkt and Brunnenmarkt. Both these markets are open Monday through Saturday from 6 am to 7 pm (5 pm on Saturday).

City Hall (Rathaus) 

You can get a guided tour of Vienna City Hall (Rathaus) for free at 1 pm every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The tours are in German, but free audio guides are available in French, English, Italian, and Spanish.

Street Art Passage

The Street Art Passage shows a changing display of a variety of art from typography to street art. This passage is situated on the bridge from Spittelberg to the MuseumQuartier. Book the best Vienna Tour Packages from Dubai

Music Film Festival

Summer of every year, as part of the Music Film Festival, you can watch pre-recorded concerts on a large screen in the City Hall Square during the night. Everything from the New York Metropolitan Opera, jazz performances, to Iggy Pop.

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Vienna Opera

You can watch a Vienna opera for free. Select performances are displayed on a giant screen outside the Vienna State Opera during April, May, June, and September.

Watch A Cinema Under The Stars

You can watch free movies at Karlsplatz Vienna during the summer. Reach the venue early and find yourself a comfortable seat. 

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