Where to do your Christmas shopping in Vienna

Posted by on December 17, 2013

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This is the best city that everyone would like to be there for Christmas. Vienna is decorated with some of the most beautiful festive markets in the entire Europe! Wear warm clothing, buckle up your coat and get ready for a ride sprinkled with the Christmas spirit and the companion of Santa Claus.

Starting from the traditional market Vienna Magic of Advent, which annually transforms the square of Rathausplatz into a Christmas village. Here you will find more than 150 stands with suggestions for holiday gifts and decorations, with dozens of cakes and even more options in warm wines and spirits. You will find many decorated Christmas trees all around the City Hall, while at times there are interactive programs suitable for children.

Vienna Magic of Advent

Vienna Magic of Advent

In the heart of the historical center will meet the Old Viennese Christmas Market, which is located in the vicinity of Freyung. This is one of the oldest markets in the city and easily differentiated from other traditional reason of intense character. Dozens delicacies and even more suggestions to artifacts are only some of the options that would meet here and have interesting and stand with traditional ceramics. By midday this market has music, while minimum distance is the Am Hof ​​Advent Market also does not have any reason not to visit.

Old Viennese Christmas Market

Old Viennese Christmas Market

Speaking of children, it is certain that their favorite market will be that of Karlsplatz. Here there is only complete program for the little ones but also for the stand is even more fabulous, more children, more Christmas! It is worth noting that this market is the 20th year extinguishes the candle and that is mainly famous for the unique proposals to anything handmade!

Karlsplatz, Christmas market

Karlsplatz, Christmas market

Kids will also love and the winter market in Riesenradplatz offers choices and rides to keep them pleasantly occupied and there are entertainers who are here every day until January 6.

Riesenradplatz, Winter market

Riesenradplatz, Winter market

View more about Vienna here: Hip Vienna, Austria | Vienna sounds modern well beyond classical, Explore Vienna in half a day.

By Nicole P.

Christmas shopping in Vienna photos: Emma I., Mark Brownlow, Justin Adams, Josef Lex.

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