Naschmarkt  | © WienTourismus | Christian Stemper
Panorama Rathaus | © Wien Tourismus | Christian Stemper
Theater an der Wien | © Rupert Steiner
The best of Vienna within walking distance.

Surroundings & Activities

The description “top location” was made for the Austria Trend Hotel Ananas. All of the capital’s main sights are within easy walking distance from its front door. And thanks to its excellent public transport links, Vienna’s farther flung treasures are just as easy to reach.
Albertina museum | © WienTourismus | Lois Lammerhuber

Sightseeing

Just around the corner is the traditional Naschmarkt, Vienna’s largest city centre market. Here you will find all the usual foodstuffs alongside a mouthwatering range of delicatessens from Italian antipasti to saffron tea from Iran. Vienna’s historic city centre and the impressive Ringstrasse boulevard – lined with a seemingly never-ending wealth of landmark buildings – is just a short walk away. Immerse yourself in the charm of nineteenth century Vienna as you take a stroll along this tree-lined thoroughfare. Or drop in at the Albertina or Secession for your fill of world-class art. The Theater an der Wien, whose repertoire features various works by Rossini, provides a treat for the ears.

Mariahilfer Straße  | © Christian Fürthner | MA 28

Shopping

When it comes to shopping, Mariahilfer Strasse is the destination of choice. Bordering on one of Vienna’s most trendy districts it is now an inviting pedestrian zone. Once you are there, you should make time for a relaxing cup of coffee in one of the area’s numerous cool cafes.

Museumsquartier | © WienTourismus | Christian Stemper

Nightlife

And if you are more of an evening person, then the capital’s nightlife will be right up your street. The MuseumsQuartier, Karlsplatz and the countless clubs nearby have something to suit every taste. All of which are just a short walk from the Hotel Ananas, which makes seeing out the night in style that little bit easier!

Runner's Guide

Discover our surroundings with the Austria Trend Runner's Guide. Here you can download routes of varying difficulty directly to your smartphone or download them as a PDF file and use them for free.

Route A - To the Museumsquartier

4,6 km (approx. 30 min)Pass through Mariahilf to the Museumsquartier.
Before the hotel turn right into the Rechte Wienzeile, past the birthplace of Hans Moser until the crossroads on the left, cross the Pilgrambrücke. Turn right into Mollardgasse, which leads to Esterhazygasse. The first possibility right in the Magdalenenstraße, which then continues in the Kaunitzgasse. Continue on the Gumpendorfer Straße in the Windmühlgasse to Mariahilfer Straße in the Babenberger Straße and to the Museumsquartier. Back over the Maria Theresienplatz, cross the Museumsplatz, past the MUMOK over Breite Gasse, Siebensterngasse and Stiftsgasse, as well as Lindengasse, Kirchengasse and Mariahilfer Straße out of town, via Amerlingstraße, Damböckgasse and Esterhazygasse. Turn right into Gumpendorfer Straße, then left into Hofmühlgasse, continue over the Pilgrambrücke where the destination is on the right.

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Route B - To the city hall

6,6 km (approx. 45 min)
A longer round from the hotel to the city hall.
Before the hotel turn right into the Rechte Wienzeile, past the birthplace of Hans Moser until the crossroads on the left, cross the Pilgrambrücke. Turn right into Mollardgasse, which leads to Esterhazygasse. The first possibility right in the Magdalenenstraße, which then continues in the Kaunitzgasse. Continue on Gumpendorfer Straße, past the Haus des Meeres in Windmühlengasse to Mariahilfer Straße in Babenberger Straße and Burgring through the Volksgarten, behind the Burgtheater, cross the Universitätsring, through the Rathauspark, over the Reichsstraße the Leopold Gratz Platz, Schmerlingplatz and Museumsstraße, behind the Museumsquartier, over the Burggasse, Kirchbergstraße and Siebensterngasse, the Stiftsgasse, into the Lindengasse, Kirchengasse and Mariahilfer Straße out of town, via Amerlingstraße, Damböckgasse and Esterhazygasse. Turn right into Gumpendorfer Straße, then left into Hofmühlgasse, continue over the Pilgrambrücke where the destination is on the right.
Please note the opening hours of the parks and gardens!

Volksgarten opening hours:
April - October: 06:00 am - 10:00 pm
November - March: 07:00 am - 15:30 pm

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