Schwimmender Salon im Thermalbad Vöslau, © Christian Husar

The cultural summer of the Vienna Woods

Diverse stage events in front of the gates of Vienna.

More than 30 different flagship events promise to provide artistic and musical joy during the cultural summer of the Vienna Woods!

How would you like to go on a cultural tour through the Vienna Woods? Make sure you’re there when the entire region surrounding Vienna transforms itself into a gigantic festival platform! Visit exhibitions, listen to concerts, watch comedies: A unique atmosphere is guaranteed under the open sky. The summer resorts of a bygone era send their regards…

The Vienna Woods have been hosting all kinds of festivals from the year dot  and this cultural tradition is noticeable even today throughout the entire region. Regardless of whether you’re in Klosterneuburg, Laxenburg, Baden or Berndorf, you can look forward to diverse performances in a unique setting! The summer season is the season of the great outdoors! From the open-air gallery to the summer theatre, the entire Vienna Woods area hosts numerous cultural outdoor events.

One summer, innumerable cultural experiences

From regional artists to globally famous singers and actors. From traditional operettas to modern summer cinema. From classical concerts to legendary open-air festivals. The summery cultural programme near Vienna offers variety that’s hard to beat. Leave your daily routine behind and experience unforgettable stage moments in Lower Austria!

The Festival La Gacilly-Baden Photo and other highlights

Thanks to select event highlights , the cultural summer in the Vienna Woods is a must for all fans of creative entertainment. As Europe’s biggest photography festival, the Festival La Gacilly-Baden Photo 2019 is one of the top events  looking forward to greeting curious visitors. The Perchtoldsdorf summer games, the Klosterneuburg summer opera and the Baden summer arena are among the old acquaintances that get together on this occasion. The Laxenburg cultural summer, the ‘Der Schwimmende Salon’ literature festival in Bad Vöslau and the Gumpoldskirchen wine summer definitely deserve a mention too.

Go ahead and make a positive decision: You’ll be amazed! It’s high time for you to discover the numerous events that take place near Vienna during the cultural summer…  

Tip: When a summer full of art, theatrical performances and music draws to a close, the wine autumn in the Vienna Woods brings culinary joy centre stage.