Football in Vienna
Join in the fascination of this beloved team sport
It has been more than 100 years since the first football club was founded, and to this day football in Vienna has lost none of its excitement.
Football has a very long tradition. Today, the sport has gained an exceptionally large fan base. This fact is especially true for football in Vienna.
Football in Vienna: Clubs
Many popular Austrian clubs have their home in Vienna. The football club Austria Vienna has been the Austria Champion 23 times. The number one record holder is the Rapid sport club, which has 32 championships under its belt. Both clubs have huge fan bases which come to see the matches live - like in the Ernst Happel Stadion in Vienna which is only four metro stations from the Hotel Capri. Except footbal there is another highlight in Vienna, the Vienna City Marathon.
Football in Vienna: Ernst Happel Stadiun
The Ernst Happel Stadion is the largest stadium in Austria and can accommodate more than 48,000 spectators. The stadium is named after one of the most popular and successful football trainers in Austria, Ernst Happel who died in 1992. In Ernst Happel Stadium you can watch home games of the Austrian National Team and the Europacup Matches of the Vienna Clubs. In 2008, there were seven matches of the European Championship, the EURO 2008, as well as the final match. Additionally, Ernst Happel Stadion is the host of regular concerts with internationally known musical greats.
You Holiday including Football in Vienna
It takes only about ten minutes to reach Ernst Happel Stadium from your holiday hotel, the Capri in Vienna. Football fans are advised to book their rooms in advance at our football-friendly city hotel. Our hotel team is gladly ready to take your online booking. Get excited about today about Football in Vienna!