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Vienna’s poshest green leafy suburb is also its most romantic hotspot. Walk up Grinzinger Strasse with its many historic wine taverns. The tops of nearby Nussberg and Reisenberg hills make for great strolls through the vineyards, and the occasional discovery of a hidden winery. Popular local weekend hangouts are Neustift am Walde with even more great wine taverns, and café restaurant Cobenzl, up on Cobenzl hill – fantastic for great vistas of Vienna. The woodland around Kahlenberg has a wonderful and not too strenuous hiking path - just don't forget the insect repellent. If you have adventurous children, take them to Waldseilpark Kahlenberg (forest rope park Kahlenberg). A must-do if you want a taste of the Vienna Woods is a stop at Josefinenhütte next door with its great food, cosy interiors and wonderful outdoor space.
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Danny K
Swadlincote, UK57 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
On a hill literally overlooking Vienna (you can see for many miles). The Kahlenberg is accessible by bus 38a from Grinzing, which is reached by 38 tram from Schottentor. There are cafés and public toilets, but the main attraction is the view.
Early evening is the best time to go, for the best photos.
Written 11 July 2023
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Barbara S
Krakow, Poland1,886 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
It's interesting from more historic point of view than for other aspects. This is where Sobieski started his battle in 1683. There is a terrace restaurant on top.
Written 13 June 2023
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marian
Vienna, Austria147 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
there are not very mountains around vienna. Kahlenberg is a perfect hiking option. It offers amazing outlook on the city, refreshment possibilities and the plac is reachable with public transportation.
Written 7 March 2023
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Lilian C
1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
Better documentation; was a lot of fog.
Not possible to have the expected views.
Next time when I will travel to Vienna.
Written 10 December 2022
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PS00011
Sedona, AZ263 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
This is one of my favorite parts of Vienna. You can very easily take the metro then connect to the 38 tram. It is a pleasant ride out to Grinzing. Exit and just start walking. You'll walk through beautiful vineyards, it is amazing this is part of one of the world's best cities.

It's a great but easy walk to the top, and if you're there late in the day or on a weekend, you can grab a glass of wine at a local heriguer out in the vines.

We did this yesterday in October, quiet with leaves changing. Stunning. A great thing to do when you are in Vienna.
Written 13 October 2022
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Stewarts Vacation
1,543 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
Thanks to the detailed information provided in the reviews on Tripadvisor, we had a wonderful experience visiting this observation point. The panoramic views over Vienna and the Danube are spectacular. As suggested, on the first clear day, we caught Bus 38A just outside the Heiligenstadt U-Bahn station. We made sure to get off at the very last stop, not before! There are toilets and a couple of restaurants in this area. After admiring the view, we took a walking trail back down to Grinzing. This clearly signposted path, popular with locals, is a gentle downhill stroll though woods and vineyards, to Grinzing. Here one could catch the bus back to the U-Bahn station, but we opted to walk which took us about an hour. There is no real gain in walking this last section through the urban streets, except to get a feel for the local area and people. I would highly recommend the walk down to Grinzing as it is very picturesque and tranquil.
Written 7 September 2022
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Thomas G
Amsterdam, The Netherlands1,818 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
This view was fantastic over the whole city. You can see many sights from Vienna and there are restaurants close to the panorama. This is very good to combine with the close by vineyards (which is the highlight of Vienna if you ask me).
Written 16 August 2022
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GlobeTrotting771118
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Couples
The walk is beautiful through the vineyards, great views from the top, fairly easy walk from grinzing, steady incline.
Written 16 July 2022
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Giacomo G
126 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Couples
Reachable by bus or better by private means. This location gives you the opportunity for a nature insight. Suitable to trekking or biking, can not be considered a touristic place. Vienna's landscape deserves the visit. To be done only with good weather and warm temperature.
Written 15 May 2022
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emina r
5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
Great place to escape a bit from Vienna, BUT still can watch beautiful Vienna from the top. If you are new to the city then take underground, popular called U-Bahn U4 in direction Heiligenstadt, once you reach the last station( Heiligenstadt) take a bus Kahlenberg 38A and get out on Kahlenberg station. You can enjoy the view from few restaurants or if you are into hikings, then there are trails (Kahlenberg, Leopoldsberg and Hermannskogel) that you can enjoy in it. Near by is the climbing park (Waldseilpark) where you can climb with ropes and different obstacles. on hot summer time close by, there is a swimming pool (Krapfenwaldbad) which you cool down and at the same time have a view of Vienna. If someone is going to take you to Kahlenberg for romantic view, be aware of that place is crowded especially on weekends.
Written 30 December 2021
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