Vienna Christmas Market

Vienna Christmas Market

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 At the begining of November and lasting right up until Christmas day, you will find the ‘Christkindlemarkte’all around the city. Christmas gifts, delicious foods and piping hot Gluhwein. Below you will find a list of the most traditional markets around Vienna.Rathausplatz:-Set on the square in front of the City Hall you will find Vienna’s classic Christmas market.Take a stroll among the beautifully decorated trees in the park and soak in the atmosphere. Here you will find the tree with seals, the “Kasperl tree”, the “Herzerlbaum” (Hearts tree) as well as the “Post office in the clouds”.Schonbrunn Castle:- This is the former residence of Austrian Emperors which provides a perfect backdrop to the Christmas village.The castle is festively illuminated, and with concerts almost every day will certainly put you in the christmas spirit.Spittelberg:- This is the market to go to find christmas gifts. In this historical quarter you will find both traditional and original handiworks being sold along the narrow alleyways and courtyards.Weihnachtsdorf Altes AKH– Romantic Christmas and a cosy Viennese atmosphere. The Christmas Village at Vienna’sformer General Hospital (“Altes AKH“) will enchant the visitor with its traditional Viennese cosy atmosphere. The lovingly designed and decorated market stalls located on the many narrow alleyways offer an array of beautifulChristmas gifts as well as distinctive and mulled wine.Weihnachtsdorf Maria-Theresien Platz– Impressive Viennese buildings and traditional Christmas customs.The Christmas Village in the heart of Vienna opens its doors this year for the 6th time amongst the world-renowned  sights  of Vienna‘s majestic Ringstrasse. The Christmas atmosphere is provided by festively decorated market stalls as well as a vast array of culinary delights.Weihnachtsdorf Schloss Belvedere – Baroque lifestyle and traditional handicrafts. The popular Christmas Village is set against the glorious baroque backdrop of the world-famous Belvedere palace, one of Vienna‘s most beautiful and significant sights. More than 40 festively decorated market stalls offer traditional handcrafted goods, elaborate Christmas decorations and special culinary delights.

Weihnachtsdorf Schloss Hof – Imperial Festival Palace Hof, located approximately 50km east of Vienna in Lower Austria, was laid out as a representative country home and hunting lodge for Prince Eugene. With its stately residential buildings, beautiful terraced garden and idyllic manor farm it is one of the most beautiful baroque  ensembles in Austria. After extensive restoration work in 2005, Austria’s largest country palace complex once again reigns in all its old glory as a location for magnificent staged festivals. This year for the first time over 100 exhibitors invite you to a leisurely tour on all four Advent weekends through the magnificent castle and romantic manor farm. A petting zoo, a live nativity scene and a creative workshop for children complete the once in a lifetime experience.

 


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Location

Throughout Vienna

Opening Times

9:00 – 21:00

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