The district of Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus is a great base for a number of activities and sightseeing tours. It is located in the west part of central Vienna and has many interesting places to visit and things for holidaymakers to do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments and B&Bs.
Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus is a great area for walking and cycling with many green areas in the district to enjoy here. Visitors can tackle a number of activities such as cycling, fishing and horse riding. Golf fans will find numerous courses in and around Vienna including a nine-hole golf course at the City and Country Golf Club am Wienerberg.
During the winter months the district provides a great base for holidaymakers to get to the ski resorts on Mount Semmering. Downhill skiing and snowboarding are amongst the options available at these resorts. Regular buses take tourists to the resorts from Vienna. Many boat tours operate along the River Danube. Holidaymakers can also go to the Old Danube to swim, windsurf and sail.
Several restaurants, bars and small cafes are located in Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus offering good Austrian food as well as some international cuisine. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food, drink and other provisions from the supermarket. Gifts and souvenirs can be purchased from some of the small shops here, but there are more dining, shopping and nightlife options in the city centre.
The district has many interesting different buildings and attractions for holidaymakers to enjoy. There are numerous museums nearby including the District Museum Rudolf-Funfhaus and the Museum of Technology. There are several interesting buildings here including various churches such as Christ the King Church and Immaculate Heart of Mary. A short drive or taxi ride will take visitors to the heart of the wonderful city of Vienna, which has many fantastic historic buildings and museums. These include the Schloss Schönbrunn Palace, The Opera House and the Art History Museum, which are well worth a visit. The city is also home to the world famous Spanish Riding School and Vienna Zoo.
The warmest months in Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus are July and August with an average maximum high temperature of 25 degrees centigrade. December and January are usually the coldest months with an average temperature range of between -4 to 1 degree centigrade and snow in winter is quite common. Summer time sees quite frequent thunderstorms with June the wettest month with an average 72mm of rain.
Vienna International Airport (VIE) is only 25 minutes drive from Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus. Flights arrive here from numerous international with Austrian Airlines including Amsterdam (AMS), Athens (ATH), Beijing-Capital (PEK), Berlin-Tegel (TXL), Brussels (BRU), London-Heathrow (LHW), Moscow-Domodedovo (DME), New York (JFK), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Tokyo-Narita (NRT), Toronto-Pearson (YYZ), Washington-Dulles (IAD) and Zürich (ZRH) amongst others. Taxis are available outside the airport and car rental firms such as Avis, Budget, Easy Motion, Europcar, Hertz, Megadrive, Sixt and Union Car are all represented here.