Christmas Markets in Vienna

A week ago we introduced the Christmas Markets in Berlin. As we got many requests from our readers to present the Christmas Markets in other cities as well, today we invite you to Vienna!

A trip to a Christmas Market is a great occasion to visit European cities. It does not only mean to go to places that one has never seen before, but also to rediscover cities under other circumstances.

A visit to a Christmas Market has become more and more popular. No wonder why! It is a great opportunity to travel, to spend time with family and friends in a unique atmosphere, to buy some Christmas decorations, to purchase presents or just to enjoy a moment… Where else you can immerse yourself in the warm and flashing atmosphere of shops, stands, fruits dipped in marzipan or a glass of hot wine…?

From mid November through Christmas, the prettiest squares in Vienna are changed into Christmas Markets. We counted at least 9 of them.

Every year the City Hall Square is transformed into a Christmas Market. There are around 150 wooden boots offering a great amount of Christmas delicacies, decoration, gifts and warm drinks. The Advent wreath has around 40 foot and is probably the biggest in the whole city.

November 13-December 24, 2010
10 am-9.30 pm, Fri & Sat -10 pm
December 24: 10 am-6 pm
City Hall Square, 1st district
www.christkindlmarkt.at

The Christmas Market in front of Schönbrunn Palace offers Christmas romance in front of an imperial backdrop. It is a particularly traditional market. Here you can find a wide range of handmade Christmas decorations and hand-made jewelry. Moreover, there is also a diverse children’s program and a crib exhibition.

November 20-December 26, 2010
10 am-9 pm
December 24: 10 am-4 pm
December 25-26: 10 am-6 pm
Schönbrunn Palace, 13th district
www.weihnachtsmarkt.co.at

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