The classical advent markets

Punch, handicrafts and seasonal spirit

Eating, drinking, browsing through the handicraft stalls: these are the most important components of a Viennese Christmas market experience!

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    Christmas market Maria-Theresien-Platz

    The Christmas market on the "Ring" offers an incomparable atmosphere with its imperial backdrop between the Kunsthistorisches Museum and the Museum of Natural History. Here you will find exciting gift ideas, mulled wine and punch. Please check online for exact opening times (end of November until Christmas).

    ©Renata Sedmakova
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    Christmas market on Spittelberg

    The Spittelberg Christmas market is the classic amonst the "alternative" markets: From November 12 to December 23, 2021, you can meander through romantic alleys, marvel at precious handicrafts and watch artists at work. 

     

    ©Karl Lind
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    Advent on Karlsplatz

    Handicrafts, bands and performances are the focus of this Christmas experience. Spectacular performances on stilts and fire shows add to the atmosphere. For the little ones there is a storytelling yurt and a star workshop. From mid-November until 23.December.

    ©Christian Öser
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    Christmas magic at Schloss Wilhelminenberg

    One of the most romantic Christmas markets in Vienna and just outside the gates of the Austria Trend Hotel Schloss Wilhelminenberg. Enjoy a view over the whole of Vienna accompanied by Christmas sounds, tasty snacks and hot punch. You will also certainly find a few gifts, either for yourself or to take home.

    ©Bildungsagentur

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