Solo Female Travel in Vienna

Located in the heart of Europe, Vienna, the capital city of Austria, is a place where classical music, art, culture, and culinary delights intertwine to create a distinctive atmosphere. Known for its imperial history, it boasts grandiose architecture, with many opulent baroque buildings such as the historic Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace dominating the cityscape. Vienna is also the birthplace of Mozart, Beethoven, and a host of other renowned classical musicians, and hosts the State Opera, a world-class venue for unsurpassed music experiences. Additionally, the city is famous for its coffee house culture, traditional wine taverns, and the Vienna Boys' Choir, ensuring a visit that indulges all senses. With its stunning landscapes, the River Danube flowing through, and its close proximity to beautiful vineyards and woodland, Vienna is truly a picturesque European gem.

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Is Vienna good for solo travel?

Safety:

Safety:Very safe

Vienna is known to be a very safe city for solo female travelers. Statistically, the crime rate is low, and most areas of the city can be safely explored both during the day and at night. Public transport is extremely reliable and safe to use. It's common to see women walking alone at night. Local people are generally welcoming and respectful towards women, and police and other authorities are helpful and trustworthy. However, like anywhere, it's important to be aware of surroundings and to take the usual precautions particularly at night, such as staying in well-lit and populated areas and keeping belongings secure.
Transport:

Transport:Easy

Vienna is quite manageable for a solo female traveler. The city is well laid out and easy to navigate. There's an extensive and efficient public transport system, with multiple options such as trams, buses, and underground trains, making all parts of the city easily accessible. The city is also quite walkable and bike-friendly if you prefer more active travel methods. It's culturally rich, making it a great city to explore on foot. However, as with any large city, it's advisable to be cautious particularly in less crowded areas and late at night.
Things to do:

Things to do:Fascinating

Vienna is a hub of compelling historical architecture, world-class museums, and artistic landmarks. It's full of interesting things to do, like visiting the Schönbrunn Palace, Belvedere Palace or the iconic St. Stephen's Cathedral. Coffee lovers would enjoy its vibrant coffee culture and culinary enthusiasts would appreciate the local food markets. Plus, it's a safe city with a reliable public transportation system, making it easy for solo travelers to explore.
Food:

Food:Above average

Vienna offers a great variety of authentic Austrian dishes such as Wiener schnitzel and Sachertorte.The city has embraced international cuisines too. While it might lack a bit of diversity compared to cosmopolitan cities, you will find an array of food options from Italian to Asian cuisines. The food quality is generally high, and there is a strong emphasis on natural and organic ingredients in many places. Vegetarians and vegans are also well catered for.
Budget:

Budget:Moderate

Vienna offers a fair balance between cost and experience. While it is possible to find budget accommodations and affordable meals, renowned attractions such as Schönbrunn Palace and Vienna State Opera may require you to open your wallet a bit more. However, public transportation is efficient and reasonably priced. It's also a walkable city making it cost-effective.

Is Vienna worth visiting?

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 38 experiences

Things to do

4.7/5

Safety

4.7/5

Food

4.3/5

Budget-friendly

3.4/5
layan

layan

Germany

Solo travel experience

I went on a 2 day solo trip to vienna, and overall it was a very safe experience. I did have some issues with communication sometimes because the people i interacted with mostly spoke only german. i also went clubbing alone and even that was very safe. i went to the history museum and i stayed at a hostel and also went to a famous Irish pub in the city and got treated really well by everyone. i would genuinely recommend going to Vienna alone!

Posted: June 14, 2024
Things to do: 5/5Food: 3/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

Super safe! Delicious pizza (try l’osteria and piazza colombo!) German is a bit hard but most people speak English. The prater is worth a visit. Bring cash! Hostels are also readily available and surprisingly good. I stayed at multiple.

Posted: June 7, 2024
Things to do: 4/5Food: 3/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 5/5
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Group travel experience

I felt safe as i travelled with my girlfriends, but if i haven't i wouldn't have stayed too late out in the streets. After 10 pm, the whole city was dead and we couldn't find many places that were open. And it was extremely cold in april, and we struggled a lot out in that cold weather.

Posted: June 2, 2024Experienced: March, 2024
Things to do: 5/5Food: 4/5Budget-friendly: 3/5Safety: 4/5
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Victoria

Victoria (25)

Israel

Solo travel experience

Vienna is like a fairy tale princess City with lots of castles and gardens and just beautiful scenery. It's priced quite high for everything though. Restaurants and shopping were pretty expensive so I just went to the grocery store and bought sandwich ingredients and fruits to eat throughout the day. It's very clean and safe to be there and I stayed at a hostel in a female dorm and met some really cute amazing women to explore and continue travels with!

Posted: May 30, 2024Experienced: May, 2023
Things to do: 4/5Food: 3/5Budget-friendly: 1/5Safety: 5/5
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Group travel experience

I visited Vienna recently with my best friend. We stayed at a small airbnb and roamed around the city. I think it depends on the place where u are but we felt a bit unsafe when it came to being outside. We went to museums and the huge luna park in the middle of the city which i fully recommend!!!

Posted: May 18, 2024Experienced: March, 2024
Things to do: 5/5Food: 3/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 3/5
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Solo travel experience

I adore this city. Mostly people welcoming. Subway is pretty good. There is a lot of touristic places. I love to walk in the city because every street taking you different places. You will feel so calm.

Posted: May 4, 2024
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 4/5
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Nezire

Nezire (22)

Czech Republic

Group travel experience

When I visited Vienna, it was cold, but the sun made it warmer. We didn't use public transportation, since all the touristic places were accessible on foot. However, by the end of the day, you might be tired - but it's worth it. Sitting on the terrace of the Albertina and taking in the surroundings is a great way to rest.

Posted: April 21, 2024Experienced: February, 2024
Things to do: 5/5Food: 4/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 5/5
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Joana

Joana

Portugal

Solo travel experience

I felt very safe the whole time. 4 days were more than enough to see all I wanted. The Christmas markets are very worth visiting more for the experience than the shopping per se. The city center is quite small so you can walk almost everywhere with little effort but public transportation is widely available and easy to use.

Posted: April 8, 2024
Things to do: 4/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 5/5
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Moldir

Moldir (19)

Poland

Group travel experience

Very nice, I would recommend it. It's a clean city, calm and very cultural, with beautiful green spaces. The city of Vienna captured my soul and my heart belongs to it. It is a serious-looking city, full of right angles and old historical streets. It screams majestic, and you can almost see the phantoms from eras past travelling through the air in gorgeous gowns . Vienna is worth a visit for her face and culture is as old as Europe herself— from her cuisine, street performances, and architecture.

Posted: April 4, 2024Experienced: February, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 4/5
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Solo travel experience

Vienna was amazing for a solo traveler, especially for someone who loves art and museums. I was there only for 3 days and from the morning till the night i was walking around and visiting museums. The city is magnificent. I stayed at female hostel, and the experience was amazing. It was my first solo travel, and i felt safe, inspite of the fact that city was full of tourists…

Posted: March 30, 2024
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 4/5
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Is Vienna safe for women?

Safety rating

4.3 /5

Based on 16 experiences

Crime rates rating

1.2 /5

Based on 16 experiences

I use local transport during night. In 16 years I had only two times awful situations. Drunk people annoying and following me and an assault on my back when I was going back home going to the metro.

Posted: June 15, 2024
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Sonya

Sonya

Vienna is a beautiful place. As a woman I don’t feel absolutely safe anywhere in the world, but Vienna is a really nice city, where I feel really comfortable and almost 100% safe. It’s way safer than other European cities

Posted: June 12, 2024
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Meet locals in Vienna

Meet local women in Vienna who are open to meet up for a coffee or a drink, show you around, give local advice or practice a language with.
Sunshine

Sunshine

About Me

. . . Balance is a key 𝐈𝐍 𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐑𝐘𝐓𝐇𝐈𝐍𝐆 you do 𝐃𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𓀤 all night long and do 𝐬𝐪𝐮𝐚𝐭𝐬 ツ next day Drink 𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐞ツ but don’t forget your 𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐣𝐮𝐢𝐜𝐞 Eat 𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐞 ツ when your heart wants it and kale 𝐬𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐝 when your body needs it Wear high heels ツ on Saturday and walk barefoot on Sunday Go 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 ツ at the mall and then sit down and 𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞 ツ in your bedroom 𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐮𝐩𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐝𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐬 Move and stay still Embrace all sides of who you are and 𝐥𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐚𝐮𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐜 𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐭𝐡 Be brave and bold and spontaneous and loud and let that complement your abilities to find silence and patience and modesty and peace ツ Aim for 𝐛𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 . . . Make your 𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐫𝐮𝐥𝐞𝐬 and don’t let anybody tell you how to live according to theirs ツ 𝐌𝐲 𝐠𝐨𝐚𝐥= 𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐭𝐨 𝐥𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐚 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐫 𝐥𝐢𝐟𝐞 ✔︎

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Mariia

Mariia

About Me

Hey ,my name is Mariia, I am 21 years old, I am a student of the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, I am engaged in photography (analog and digital).If you are interested, you can look at my instagram, there I sometimes publish my work as a filmmaker ( lisovsska_m).I mainly work on documentaries and music videos. I love all animals without exception and play guitar.

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Local tips

In Vienna there is something to do for everyone. No matter if you like art, movies, music, architecture, food, partying, you will find events that cater to your interests every day. I especially recommend visiting the state opera one night: you can buy standing tickets last minute for 10€. Vienna is generall a very safe city, so it's no problem to walk around at all hours of the day. Foodwise Austria is a bit bland. Vienna has a deeply rooted "Kaffehaus" culture. To have a traditional experience I would recommend visiting Cafe Landtmann.

Posted: August 6, 2023
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I lived in Vienna for 2 years (between 2019 and 2021) and I absolutely LOVED it! There is so much to do, everywhere is just so beautiful, and the prices are very fair, I found it cheaper than other European capitals :) Always recommend it to everyone, as it still seems like a „underrated” place!

Posted: June 2, 2023
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Stay with locals in Vienna

Stay with local women in Vienna who offer free accommodation as part of cultural exchange. Couch surfing is a great way to meet new people, learn more about new cultures and experience destinations like a local.
Sunshine

Sunshine

Vienna

Can host for:

2 days

About me

. . . Balance is a key 𝐈𝐍 𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐑𝐘𝐓𝐇𝐈𝐍𝐆 you do 𝐃𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𓀤 all night long and do 𝐬𝐪𝐮𝐚𝐭𝐬 ツ next day Drink 𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐞ツ but don’t forget your 𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐣𝐮𝐢𝐜𝐞 Eat 𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐞 ツ when your heart wants it and kale 𝐬𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐝 when your body needs it Wear high heels ツ on Saturday and walk barefoot on Sunday Go 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 ツ at the mall and then sit down and 𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞 ツ in your bedroom 𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐮𝐩𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐝𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐬 Move and stay still Embrace all sides of who you are and 𝐥𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐚𝐮𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐜 𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐭𝐡 Be brave and bold and spontaneous and loud and let that complement your abilities to find silence and patience and modesty and peace ツ Aim for 𝐛𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 . . . Make your 𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐫𝐮𝐥𝐞𝐬 and don’t let anybody tell you how to live according to theirs ツ 𝐌𝐲 𝐠𝐨𝐚𝐥= 𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐭𝐨 𝐥𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐚 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐫 𝐥𝐢𝐟𝐞 ✔︎

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Lila

Lila

Vienna

Can host for:

3 days

About me

Hallo my Name is Lila and I'm 17 years old.I'm a girl scout from germany and i want to travel the World.🗺✨️I love everything that has to do with water♒️swimming sciba diving, snorceling, surfing🐳♥︎I'm plantpowered 🌱a feminist and i love shooting stars.Moreover I'm absolutely into second hand clothing🫶

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Alexandra

About Me

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Andreea

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