Leopoldstadt, Vienna, Austria

Leopoldstadt, Vienna, Austria

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Where to stay around Leopoldstadt?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 602 holiday lettings near Leopoldstadt. From 552 apartments to 20 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Leopoldstadt is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Leopoldstadt?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Leopoldstadt:

  • Weißgerber: 249 holiday homes
  • Stuwerviertel: 117 holiday homes
  • Erdberg: 131 holiday homes
  • Favoriten: 299 holiday homes
  • Währing: 205 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Leopoldstadt?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Leopoldstadt. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Vienna House of the Arts: 1,116 holiday lettings
  • Vienna Praterstern Station: 1,115 holiday lettings
  • Vienna Wien Mitten Station: 1,116 holiday lettings
  • Hundertwasser House Vienna: 1,117 holiday lettings
  • St. Marx Cemetery: 1,115 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Leopoldstadt listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Leopoldstadt?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 552 apartments in Leopoldstadt. Our other popular types of Leopoldstadt holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 20 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Leopoldstadt?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Leopoldstadt. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Leopoldstadt, Austria Your Home Away From Home

     

    Leopoldstadt is the second district in the stunning city of Vienna in Austria. This district is unique as it is actually an island located in the heart of the city, between the Danube River and the Donaukanal Canal. Renting a Leopoldstadt villa will give you the opportunity to relax in fine surroundings with some wonderful views of this magnificent city. Situated away from mass tourism, the Leopoldstadt still has many activities and attractions to be seen.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Leopoldstadt, Austria

    Of the many wonderful places to be visited in Leopoldstadt, Augarten is a must. This park was formerly a hunting ground of the Imperial family and was only opened to the public in 1775. In the middle of the park is the Augarten Flak Tower, a large steel and concrete structure that was erected as an air-raid shelter during the Second World War. There is also the Augarten Palace located in the grounds of the park which is now home to the Vienna China Manufactory. Augarten is also home to the Vienna Boys’ Choir and has an open-air cinema during the summer months.

    Nature lovers will enjoy Lainzer Nature Reserve in the district. It has acres of open ground with animals such as Roe Deer and wild pigs roaming around freely. The reserve has the Wiener Blick which is one of the best points to see all of Vienna at your feet.

    Visitors can also see the light and dark side of Vienna in Leopoldstadt. There is the Circus & Clown Museum which has information about Austrian and International clowns and circus families. On the other hand, a visit to the Crime Museum will give an insight in law, crime and punishment in Vienna from the late Middle Ages right through to the present day.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Leopoldstadt, Austria

    To the east of Leopoldstadt is the first district known as the Innere Stadt. This is the heart of the city and is surrounded by the Ringstrasse, which follows the path of the old town walls. There are many attractions to be seen in this district which will keep you busy for hours, if not days!

    For the first taste of Viennese tradition head to the Basilisk House in Innere Stadt. All Viennese children are told the story of the Basilisk, a half toad-half cockerel which lived in a well in the baker’s house. The story goes that if you looked into the eyes of the Basilisk he would turn you to stone. The Basilisk was beaten by the baker’s apprentice who used a mirror to turn the Basilisk himself into stone.

    The first district also houses the Museum Quarter. Here you will find a multitude of interesting Baroque buildings, art museums, exhibition centres and dance studios. Although it has a modern use in today’s world the Museum Quarter maintains the rustic and traditional charm of old Vienna.

    Weather in Leopoldstadt, Austria

    Leopoldstadt has a variable climate but ultimately visitors can enjoy hot summers and mild winters. The temperatures regularly reach an impressive 25°C during the summer months, particularly in July and August. It is common during these months to see the indoor sights of the district and surrounding area in order to keep out of the heat and humidity. The temperature in winter is generally in the low figures and can dip into minus figures during the months of December and January.

    Travel to Leopoldstadt, Austria

    The district of Leopoldstadt is conveniently only 20 minutes away from Vienna International Airport (VIE). There are a few operators that offer affordable direct flights to the city including Aer Lingus, British Airways and easyJet. Travellers can depart from several airports such as Dublin (DUB), Heathrow (LHR) and London Gatwick (LGW).