It may not have the clubbing chops of Berlin or Barcelona, but Vienna’s nightlife scene certainly has its own charm. From down-at-heel indie rock clubs beneath metro-station arches to sleek cocktail joints and rooftop bars with unparalleled city views, the Austrian capital does dingy and classy with equal aplomb. Techno and house are the genres of choice after hours, and the city boasts a handful of decent homegrown promoters, including DJ-producer Wolfram and hip-hop collective Beat the Fish, who both put on their own nights. Given its Central European location, it’s also a semi-regular stop for big-name touring bands. And the best news? The metro runs through the night on Fridays and Saturdays, meaning you can easily venue-hop if you fancy a change of scenery.
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