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Vienna Christmas Markets

  • Christmas market in Vienna and Town Hall square © Oesterreich Werbung, Photographer Georg Popp

    Austria - Christmas market in Vienna and Town Hall square © Oesterreich Werbung, Photographer G Popp EXPIRES 8.6.2019
  • Christmas market in Vienna © Oesterreich Werbung, Photographer Harald Eisenberger

    Austria - Christmas market in Vienna, Rathausplatz © Oesterreich Werbung, Photographer Harald Eisenberger EXPIRES 8.6.2019
4 day tour
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Explore Vienna's magical Christmas markets!

This is an inspired choice of destination at any time of year but especially beautiful during Christmas time. Step into the joy of Christmas with the beautiful streets of Vienna as your backdrop. Lovingly decorated wooden stalls sell seasonal treats such as gingerbread, roasted almonds, fried sausages, mulled wine and many more. The mouthwatering aromas waft through the streets and lull you into the Christmas spirit! Bundle up and explore the homemade gifts and beautiful decorations on offer.

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An Architectural voyage through the centuries

The charming festive stalls stand in contrast to the magnificent Imperial architecture. There is a host of impressive architecture to be explored in the Austrian capital. There is an abundance of gorgeous palaces. Visit the impressive Rococo style Schönbrunn Palace, which was the summer residence of the Habsburgs. Furthermore, from the Gloriette in Schönbrunn’s, you can look out over Vienna. As the ‘Music Capital of the World’, music lovers will be overwhelmed with choice of attraction, whether you want to explore Vienna’s musical heritage or enjoy a concert.

Have a Frohe Weihnachten in Vienna

The Christmas markets in Vienna are truly a delightful experience. The forerunners of the present-day events date back to the Middle Ages. Nowadays, over 20 official Christmas Markets dotted around the city sell various seasonal gifts and mouth-watering treats. The Viennese Christmas Market in front of the City Hall is an unforgettable highlight for those eager to get into the spirit of Christmas. The unique backdrop gives a charm of its own, and the delicious aromas are sure to bring visitors in seasonal joy.

This is a city simply bursting with treasures. It is a city of music, cafes, waltzes, palaces, pastries and wine. Combine all of this with its outstanding Christmas markets and there’s really no reason not to visit.


Dates

Late November - December 2021


Suggested itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Vienna

Fly from a number of UK airports to Vienna, on arrival a coach will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel.

Day 2

Vienna Christmas Markets

The Christmas markets in Vienna are truly a delightful experience. The forerunners of the present-day events date back to the Middle Ages. Nowadays, over 20 official Christmas Markets dotted around the city sell various seasonal gifts and mouth-watering treats. The Viennese Christmas Market in front of the City Hall is an unforgettable highlight for those eager to get into the spirit of Christmas. The unique backdrop gives a charm of its own, and the delicious aromas are sure to bring visitors in seasonal joy. Enjoy a free concert in the town hall and listen to international choirs singing carols on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Day 3

Christmas Markets at Schönbrunn Palace

Visit Schönnbrunn palace and enjoy the Christmas markets with the stunning palace as your backdrop. Approximately 60 exhibitors present handicrafts and original gifts such as hand-made Christmas decorations and nativity sets for visitors to admire and purchase right in front of the famous Palace. The fragrance of freshly baked Christmas cookies and mulled wine fills the air and creates a wonderful atmosphere.

Day 4

Travel back home

No doubt you are now in the right Christmas mood after all those markets, so it’s time to head home. A coach will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you back to Vienna airport for your flight back to the UK.


Suggested hotel

Ibis Wien Mariahilf ***

The hotel offers 341 rooms, each with an air-conditioning system, TV, a desk and free WIFI access. It is located in central Vienna, next to the Westbahnhof train station. St. Stephan’s Cathedral and Schönbrunn Palace are within easy reach via the U3 or U6. The hotel boasts a restaurant and a café bar.


 For alternative tours to Austria, have a look at the selection below:

Classic Vienna: The Imperial Capital by the Danube

Gems of Austria

Austrian Lakes and Mountains: Salzburg, Salzkammergut & Bavaria Group Tour

St. Anton and Tyrolean Dreams: Adventures in the Austrian Alps


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