The Best Places for Sports and Outdoor Activities in Vienna, Austria

Have you got an overload of visiting museums and checking out all the historical hotspots of the city? Why not try something new and get your adrenaline levels elevated? Vienna has a lot on offer when it comes to having fun outdoors or in a more sporty way. Check out our recommendations for some physical activities that you can do together with friends and family while having a really good time and creating lasting memories on your holiday.

1.) Spas, wellness centers, swimming pools, aquatic centers

Therme Wien - Vienna's thermal baths
Kurbadstraße 14 , 1100 Wien

Danube Island
Donauinsel, 1220 Wien

Schönbrunner Pool
Schlosspark Schönbrunn, 1130 Wien

Stadium Pool (Wiener Stadionbad)
next to Ernst Happel Stadium
Meiereistraße 7, 1020 Wien

2.) Gyms, fitness centers

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different locations, mainly for women

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Fit Fabrik
different locations

John Harris Fitness
different locations

3.) Running, nordic walking

Vienna offers a lot of places where you can cater to your passion of running or jogging.
The city's bigger parks such as the Türkenschanz Park, Schönbrunn Palace Gardens and City Park, or the Danube Canal Promenade not to mention the Vienna Woods are popular places for runners.

A list of running checkpoints can be found here:

4.) Ice skating, winter sports

Wiener Eistraum
Rathausplatz 1, A-1010 Wien
(in front of the City Hall)
Open: from January till early March

5.) Extreme sports, adventure parks

Kahlenberg Forest Rope Park / Adventure Park
Josefsdorf 47, 1190 Wien

Trailcenter Hohe Wand Wiese
Mauerbachstraße 174 – 184, 1140 Wien

Wakeboardlift Vienna
Am Wehr 1, 1220 Wien

Vienna Watersports Arena
An der Steinspornbrücke, 1220 Wien

Blockfabrik - climbing and bouldering center
Schloßgasse 10-12, 1050 Wien

Edelweiss Center - climbing and bouldering center
Walfischgasse 12, 1010 Wien

Climbing hall, Vienna (Kletterhalle Wien)
Erzherzog-Karl-Straße 108, 1220 Wien