What is the air quality like at post (good/moderate/bad)? Are there seasonal air quality issues? Does the air quality have an impact on health?

Air quality was good. - Feb 2019


Other than the previously mentioned allergy issues, air quality was excellent. - Jul 2018


Vienna is a clean city; its air is fresh and its water is among the finest in Europe. Seasonal allergy sufferers might be a little uncomfortable in the spring, but there's always a nearby Apotheke (pharmacy) with a qualified pharmacist to suggest a remedy. - Nov 2017


Austrians rave about their spring water but one has to wonder if there's lead coming out of all those old building pipes. - Jun 2016


The biggest air quality issue is the secondhand smoke. The city is plagued with it. - Mar 2015


Excellent, especially if you live in the outer districts like the 13th, 18th or 19th, which are higher and close to the Vienna Woods. - Jul 2014


Excellent. - Mar 2014


Very good - pure, fresh mountain air! Although be aware of seasonal allergies here! - Aug 2013


Excellent, except there is quite a bit of tree pollen in the spring. Many people have terrible allergy problems at that time of year. - May 2013


Perfect, except for the massive number of smokers here. And that is interesting, considering how much they're also into wellness, Nordic walking, organic food, etc. - Jan 2013


very good. Vienna is exceptionally clean - Aug 2011


Great. Allergies are pretty high. Zero pollution. - Aug 2011


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