Discover Vienna: The Gay Saunas

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At the top of the list, the Kaiserbründl Men’s Sauna is a permanent feature on Vienna’s gay scene: the building in the city center is noted not only for its large wellness area and regular events.

Things got pretty hot here even during imperial times: Archduke Ludwig Viktor, known simply as Luziwuzi by the gay smart set at the turn of the 20th century, is alleged to have got too close to an officer here, earning him a slap in the face. What was particularly racy about this occurrence is the fact that Luziwuzi was the youngest brother of the ultra-conservative Emperor Franz Joseph.

Today, the Kaiserbründl offers a sauna, biosauna, steam room, massages, solarium and dining over three floors. During the Eurovision week Kaiserbründl has a special Eurovision themed programme scheduled running from 16-24 May, including  public viewings of the 3 Eurovision Shows on 19, 21 and 23 May. You can check out the full schedule and programme here.

In the heart of the 8th district, right below Pension Wild, the Sportsauna opens its doors daily. A young crowd in particular relaxes here in the steam room, the Finnish sauna or the solarium. Practical: on the weekend, the Sportsauna is open right through from 3.00 pm on Friday to 11.59 pm on Sunday.

The Apollo City Sauna has been a meeting point of the gay sauna community for 23 years. Located in the 7th district, its attractions include themed days (e.g. Partner Day on Monday) and a swimming pool. And right opposite the legendary trendy restaurant Motto, the Römersauna attracts with themed infusions, opulent Roman feasts and special partner days.

Kaiserbründl Herrensauna

Weihburggasse 18, 1010 Wien
www.kaiserbruendl.at

Sportsauna

Lange Gasse 10/11, 1080 Wien
www.sportsauna.at

Apollo City Sauna

Wimbergergasse 34, 1070 Wien
www.apollosauna.at

Römersauna

Rüdigergasse 5, 1050 Wien
www.roemersauna.at


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  • Aril Strumzen

    And what about the football pubs in Vienna? Just as relevant as the gay saunas….

    Once again, ESCtoday males a far too big deal about the “ESC-fan = gay’- stereotype. Ok – around half of the male fan community are gay. Which is fair enough. But that does by far not account for all.

    Could ESCtoday (otherwise a good news site) please be more balanced in their coverage? Thanks.

  • Phil James McNulty

    Fair point Aril. Will mainstream media remember that 10% of the population is gay and show more balance. I want to see 10 % gay content happen on any TV ever.