Naschmarkt | Vienna | © WienTourismus | Christian Stemper
Panorama Rathaus with statue | Vienna | © Wien Tourismus | Christian Stemper
 Theater an der Wien | Vienna | © 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 illuminated | Vienna | © 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.

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Mariahilfer street | Vienna | © 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.

Museum quarter in the evening | Vienna | © 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 - for Beginners

4.6 km (about 31 minutes)
Route through Mariahilf to Museumsquartier: Birthplace of Hans Moser – Pilgram Bridge – Mariahilfer Straße – Museumsquartier – Maria-Theresien-Platz – Mumok


Turn right into the Rechte Wienzeile in front of the hotel, past Hans Moser's birthplace to the intersection on the left, cross the Pilgram Bridge. Turn right into Mollardgasse, which leads to Esterházygasse. The first possibility right to Magdalenenstraße, which then continues in Kaunitzgasse. Continue on Gumpendorfer Straße and Windmühlgasse, then to Mariahilfer Straße and Babenberger Straße to Museumsquatier. Back over the Maria-Theresien-Platz, cross the Museumsplatz, past the MUMOK over Breite Gasse, Siebensterngasse and Stiftgasse, as well as Lindengasse, Kirchengasse and Mariahilfer Straße out of town, via Amerlingstraße, Damböckgasse and Esterházygasse. Turn right into Gumpendorfer Straße, then left into Hofmühlgasse, continue over the Pilgram Bridge where the destination is on the right.

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Route B - Easy jogging

6.6 km (about 45 minutes)
A longer walk from the hotel to the town hall: Birthplace of Hans Moser – Pilgram Bridge – House of the Sea – Volksgarten – Burgtheater – Rathauspark – Museumsquartier – Mariahilfer Straße


Turn right into the Rechte Wienzeile in front of the hotel, past the Hans Moser's birthplace to the intersection on the left, cross the Pilgram Bridge. Turn right into Mollardgasse, which leads to Esterházygasse. The first possibility right to Magdalenenstraße, which then continues in Kaunitzgasse. Continue on Gumpendorfer Straße, past the House of the Sea to Windmühlgasse and Mariahilfer Straße. From Babenberger Straße to 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 Burggasse, Kirchbergstraße and Siebensterngasse, the Stiftgasse, into the Lindengasse, Kirchengasse and Mariahilfer Straße out of town, via Amerlingstraße, Damböckgasse and Esterházygasse. Turn right into Gumpendorfer Straße, then left into Hofmühlgasse, continue over the Pilgrambrücke where the destination is on the right.

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Runner´s Guide

For an active start in your day we provide you with a detailed map of jogging paths with various degrees of difficulty.

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