Baden (Austria)

Baden, also known as Baden bei Wien (i.e., "Baden near Vienna") is a city in Lower Austria near Vienna with around 25,000 inhabitants.


Baden is 25 km south of Vienna. In Roman times it was called "Aquae" and is named in 869. The sulfuric water springs attracts lots of artists and famous people in the 19th century with for example Schubert, Johann Strauß Vater, Lanner, Grillparzer and Raimund. This lead to the economic growth of the city and it has hence many beautiful representative Villa's built during the Biedermeier period.

Get in

By train

By car

From Vienna take the A2 highway.

Get around

As Baden is a small city everything is within walking distance. The Tourist Information Office offers a free online map for download.

Bus and bicycle



Rauheneck Castle ruins (Burgruine Rauheneck)
Arnulf Rainer Museum
Kurpark - spa park


Thermal Baths
City stage Baden


Badener Café Bonbons are a traditional Austrian sweet mostly composed by Café and sugar. They exist in different textures and depending on it either wrapped in pink or brown paper. Each pastry in Baden have their specific home-made production.



Go next

Baden lies on the Austrian south railway and highway line (A2) which connects Vienna and Graz. Of course cities on the track like Wiener Neustadt, Semmering, Bruck an der Mur, Kindberg or Kapfenberg are also easily reached.

Routes through Baden

becomes Vienna  N  S  Wiener Neustadt Graz

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