Austria is a country that makes everyone feel welcome and has a lot to offer culturally in a scenic environment. Austria's cuisine and coffee houses are delightful and can't be missed! Rosa Lila Villa is Vienna's gay village around Linke Wienzeile Street.
Vienna is believed to have been founded on a gay love story between King Richard the Lionheart and Blondel as the legend says how when Richard of England's capture, Blondel would travel from castle to castle singing a love song only Richard knew and upon hearing Richard respond to the song, Blondel knew his location and helped free him.
Gay beaches near Vienna: Schönbrunnerbad (young crowd, wellness centre, restaurant and bar, higher prices), Toter Grund (Danube Island, nature reserve, cruisy, long walk to get there), Gänsehäufl (lots of gays in the nudist area, small buffet, sauna, massages), Krapfenwald Bad (great view, long walk to get there, small, fewer gay men).
Rainbow Ball in winter, the Vienna Bear Congress in spring, the world-renowned charity event Life Ball in May, the Queer Film Festival identities in June, the Rainbow Parade (Vienna Gay Pride) in July, and Wien in Schwarz (Vienna in Black) in October.
Mo - So 2pm - 3am. Nice cafe, in the evenings bar and good music with shishas.
Monday closed. Tue - Sat 10am - 11pm (kitchen until 10pm). Sunday 10am - 3pm (kitchen until 3pm). Next to the gay bookstore Löwenherz. Many students. Sexy staff. Cafe and restaurant for breakfast, lunch (weekly offers) and dinner.
Tue & Sun 18-22, Fri & Sat -1h. New Gay and Lesbian switchboard. Delicious cakes. Tourist information and free WLAN.
Mon-Fri 9:30-19, Sat & Sun 10-19. Great coffee and cakes made with passion in a homely atmosphere.
10-22h. Happy hour 15-20h.
Vienna, Austria. Linke Wienzeile 36 . phone: +43 (0)1 5811557 | www: visit
Mon-Thu 12-02, Fri 12-03, Sat 09-03, Sun 12-02. Traditional Viennese coffeehouse, at night with mainly gay clientele. In summer with street terrace.
Old-fashioned bar and disco (minimum consumption 5 euro).
Mon-Sa 16-02. So 18-24. American style bar.
Mon-Sun: 18-04. Cosy little lounge-bar, reasonable prices.
Mon-Fri 21-05. Sat 21-07. Austria's coolest and hottest gay bar with variety, small stage, small pool, rain shower, private lounges, hygiene centre, fantastic lighting effects and more.
Vienna, Austria. Gumpendorfer Straße 5. phone: +43 (0)1 9204714 | www: visit
Mon - Sun 6 pm - 2 am. Exclusively furnished bar-cafe.
Sun-Thu 17-1, Fri&Sat -2h. An institution. Completely renovated, reopened in March 2015.
Mon - Sun: 21 - 06.
9 pm - 4 am.
Mo - Thu 19 - 02. Fri - Sat 19 - 04. Closed on Sunday. Former lesbian bar, now gay owner and mixed crowd.
Tues private party. Wed to Sat: 6pm to 2am. Sun and Mon: closed. Closed between July and August because of Summer holiday! Closed on public holidays, Christmas and New Years Eve. Bar and cafe in its 33rd year, with lots of opera themed images on the walls. Art Nouveau ambiance and classical background music. Strong atmosphere!
Mon-Sat 21-4. New and trendy cafe-bar with gay events.
Mon-Sun 20-0. open on the holidays! Rent-bar, smoking allowed.
Vienna, Austria. Schikanedergasse 5 A-1040. phone: +43/1/208-3197 | www: visit
Mon - Thu 7 pm - 2 am. Sat & Sun 7 pm - 4 am. June, July, August: Mon - Thu 8 pm - 2 am. Sat & Sun 8 pm - 4 am. Cosy coffee-bar with internet access in the heart of Vienna's gay area.
Vienna, Austria. Weihburggasse 18-20. phone: +43 (0)1 5133293 | www: visit
Daily 14 - 22/24. Gay pub/restaurant in the building of the Kaiserbründl sauna (but separately accessible).
Friday, Saturday & before public holidays 10 pm - 4 am. Gay club in the center of Vienna. Young clientele, mixed gay and lesbian. Dance floor with classics and two bars with different music. Admission is free before midnight.
21-4h, closed Sun. Bar with big darkroom and sex shop.
Fri&Sat 23-5h, Sun 19-24. One time registration required http://www.lmcvienna.at/index.php?SID=397. Home of LMC Vienna. Dresscode. Fri: all fetish gear and jeans, Sat: special fetish events, Sun: naked.
Monday closed Tue - Sat 10am - 11pm (kitchen until 10pm) Sunday 10am - 3pm (kitchen until 3pm) Next to the gay bookstore Löwenherz. Many students. Sexy staff. Cafe and restaurant for breakfast, lunch (weekly offers) and dinner.
Vienna, Austria. Kumpfgasse 7. phone: +43 (0)1 5129998 | www: visit
Daily 18 - 02, kitchen till 23. Gay-friendly restaurant for fans of classical and old music, located in a quiet alleyway in the Old Town of Vienna. In summer with nice pavement terrace. Austrian and Mediterranean cuisine, incl. vegetarian dishes.
Vienna, Austria. Schönbrunner Straße 21. phone: +43 (0)1 5852856 | www: visit
Daily 18- 24, kitchen till 23 Friendly Austrian restaurant. In good weather with small street terrace.