Where to stay?

The historical center (see map) is an area of about 1 by 1 kilometer. Here you find most of the famous buildings and sight seeing. If you take a hotel here you can walk to most places. The area with most gay bars, clubs and saunas is a bit on the south side of the center, see this map link.

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Vienna gay guide

Vienna is the capital of Austria. The city has many famous beautiful old buildings, palaces and well know places like the Spanish Riding School and the famous Opera.

Where to stay in Vienna?

<b>Where</b> to stay in Vienna?

Stay somewhere in the old city center, then all the sight seeing is on walking distance. For some places you can also use the tram or metro. The gay bars and clubs are located in one area mostly. Check out our hotel page for maps of hotels near the gay places and recommendations.

Hotel recommendations and map

Gay bars, clubs and saunas

Here is a list of the most popular gay clubs, bars and gay saunas. Please write a review if you have been to any of these!

Gay bars, cafes and pubs

Café Willendorf (Rosa Lila Villa)
Linke Wienzeile 102
Cafe / restaurant, with free internet
mon-wed 18:00–01:00, thu-sat 18:00–02:00, sun 18:00–01:00
Cafe Savoy
Linke Wienzeile 36
Recently renovated, one of one of the most beautiful cafés in Vienna.
mon-thu 12:00–02:00, fri 12:00–03:00, sat 09:00–03:00, sun 09:00–00:00
Felixx - Felixx bar
Gumpendorferstrasse 5
The recently renovated Felixx bar has become an insider's tip since opening and a hot spot on the lately upcoming lower Gumpendorferstrasse, which is located between the "Naschmarkt" and the "Museumsquartier". [...]
mon-sun 18:00–02:00
Schik
Schikanedergasse 5 A
Schik is a chic and laid-back bar, and close to the heart of Vienna and just a few steps from the Naschmarkt, right between the trendy Freihausviertel and the cities gay quarter. [...]
mon-wed 20:00–02:00, thu-sat 20:00–04:00, sun 20:00–02:00
Village - Village bar
Stiegengasse 8
Popular gay bar in Vienna's Naschmarkt district. Mixed crowd.
mon-sun 20:00–03:00

Gay cruise bars

Sling
Kettenbrückengasse 4
Cruising bar. Sling is clean and with shower facility and besides its open every day. [...]
mon-sat 15:00–04:00, sun 15:00–00:00

Gay clubs

Why Not
Tiefer Graben 22
The oldest and very popular night dance club in the 1st district of Vienna. 3 bars and dancefloor. [...]
fri-sat 22:00–04:00

Gay parties, circuit parties, after parties, etc

g.spot
Neubaugasse 2
Lesbo party every first Friday of the month.
Heaven - changing locations
This is Vienna's most popular monthly gay party. Heaven started 25 years ago and is a certain value in Vienna's gay nightlife. [...]

Gay saunas and bath houses

Kaiserbruendl-Sauna - Kaiserbründl-Sauna
Weihburggasse 18-20, 1010 Wien, Austria
Sauna that advertises itself as the most beautiful sauna in the world. Restaurant, bar, lounge, spa with sauna, massage, wintergarden and different relaxation rooms. [...]
mon-sun 14:00–00:00
Sport Sauna
Lange Gasse 10
Completely renovated and cozy gay sauna near city center.
mon-thu 15:00–00:00, fri-sun 24h

Gay cruise bars and clubs

Sling
Kettenbrückengasse 4
Cruising bar. Sling is clean and with shower facility and besides its open every day. [...]
mon-sat 15:00–04:00, sun 15:00–00:00

Lesbian and mixed gay/lesbian clubs and parties

g.spot
Neubaugasse 2
Lesbo party every first Friday of the month.

Gay and regular restaurants

Café Willendorf (Rosa Lila Villa)
Linke Wienzeile 102
Cafe / restaurant, with free internet
mon-wed 18:00–01:00, thu-sat 18:00–02:00, sun 18:00–01:00

Big gay events

Lifeball - Rathaus
Rathausplatz
The biggest European Charity event concerning the fight against HIV/AIDS. The Lifeball gateres around 40. [...]
00:00-00:00
RegenbogenBall - Parkhotel Schönbrunn
International charity event, organised by multiple gay communities/organizations in Austria.
Vienna Fetish Spring - various locations
Leahter and fetish event at the bars and clubs of Vienna.
Vienna Gay Pride - Vienna City centre
As every big European City, vienna has its annual Gay Pride. The highlight of Vienna Pride will be the Rainbow Parade on the Saturday along the Vienna Ringstrasse. [...]

Events

Lifeball - Rathaus
Rathausplatz
The biggest European Charity event concerning the fight against HIV/AIDS. The Lifeball gateres around 40. [...]
00:00-00:00
RegenbogenBall - Parkhotel Schönbrunn
International charity event, organised by multiple gay communities/organizations in Austria.
Vienna Fetish Spring - various locations
Leahter and fetish event at the bars and clubs of Vienna.
Vienna Gay Pride - Vienna City centre
As every big European City, vienna has its annual Gay Pride. The highlight of Vienna Pride will be the Rainbow Parade on the Saturday along the Vienna Ringstrasse. [...]
Vienna in Black - various locations
The international leather and fetish meeting in Vienna does not just offer the obligatory leather and fetish party but a whole range of events. [...]

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