The best beachvolleyball places



The definitely hottest beach volleyball tournament in the world is back in Vienna. From 31 July to 4 August, the legendary A1 Major Vienna presented by Swatch will arrive on the island, making Vienna the world capital of beach volleyball this summer.

Before the nets are strung up in the largest sandpit in Austria, you should tune your body and mind to the mega event and bring your beach body up to scratch. Read our tips to find out where there is the most excitement and where the sport is taken most seriously. So off into the sand and go and get the ball!

The cool places, with lots going on

These city beaches understand what beach volleyball fans really want: drinks under palm trees, delicious food, relaxing in a deckchair and – above all – soft, white quartz sand for wild bumping in the sand pit. Here you can play your own personal tournament, accompanied by nice DJ tunes.

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First the ball, then the burger

Charming beaches for hip lifestyle people who and want to indulge in epicurean delights after the game. It is a matter of taste as to which is the most beautiful beach.  Best to simply just try them all!

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Nothing but a court 

A true beach volleyball fan knows: it doesn’t matter what else is on offer, it is the game that counts! Vienna also has fine courts for purists - and even for free. Get out into the sun and put your hands in the air!

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For sport lovers

There is no room for fashion-loving gourmets here - sand, sun and fun count on Vienna's public beach volleyball courts. You have to bring the net yourself, but often other players have already put one up!

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Training in Vienna’s sports centres 

Bumping, setting, spiking and blocking and no end in sight. If you take your beach volleyball hobby seriously, then you will feel at home in one of the numerous sports centres in Vienna. We show you where you can set and bump to your hearts content.

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Serve for Vienna’s sports centres

The Viennese sports centres offer everything. Here you can concentrate on your game – the courts are in a top condition and professionally equipped. It is worth making a reservation.

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Born in Simmering in Vienna and a passionate young driver of Vienna’s horse-drawn carriages, he has a weakness for literature and stories from the backyard. He loves to show the city to strangers and to tell them stories that not everyone knows.  Ronni knows that Vienna is really a village. And he likes that at least as much as his job.

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