Swimming in Vienna


OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAVienna does not have a sea, but many open-air baths, where Viennese love to spend their afternoons in summer. You want some relaxation and to feel like a local while you are on holiday in Vienna? Then check out these swimming baths:

You want to swim and have a nice view over Vienna at the same time? This is possible at the Krapfenwaldlbad.
Where?: Krapfenwaldgasse 65-73, 1190 Vienna
Public Transport: U4 underground stop Heiligenstadt, then take the bus 38A until the stop Krapfenwaldgasse
Website: Krapfenwaldlbad

Strandbad Gänsehäufel
If you desire a wide offer of pools and sports possibilities, then this bath is the right choice for you. There is even a high rope course.
Where?: Moissigasse 21, 1220 Vienna
Public Transport: U1 underground stop Kaisermühlen, then take the free shuttle-bus to the swimming bath (operates between 23.05. and 30.08.2015)
Website: Strandbad Gänsehäufel

The Schafbergbad is a great swimming bath for families. Children will especially love the waterslide.
Where?: Josef-Redl-Gasse 2, 1180 Vienna
Public Transport: U2 underground stop Schottentor, then take the tram 43 until the stop Himmelmutterweg
Website: Schafbergbad

In the Prater, not far from VOX Design Hotel, the Stadionbad is located and attracts swimmers by offering a lot such as waterslides, a diving tower and a wave pool.
Where?: Prater-Krieau (Hauptallee/Meiereistraße), 1020 Vienna
Public Transport: U2 underground stop Stadion
Website: Stadionbad

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