Christmas Markets in Vienna 2013

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In the capital of Austria, Vienna the Advent markets are like a winter fairy tale. People, eddy, beautiful cakes, gingerbread and presents, what enchant everybody. You will have guaranteed Christmas cheer! There are more than one Christmas markets in Vienna what warmly welcome everybody from the middle of November at different points of the capital. You can choose any of them and you won’t be disappointed in atmosphere and design.

The Austrian capital welcomes the guests who visit Vienna in Christmas period with lots of great programs. We are glad to say that there are two new Christmas markets on the markets’ list in Vienna, so in total you can choose from nine advent markets before, during or after the holiday.

christmas viennaFirst of all we have to talk about the oldest Christmas market, the Altwiener Cristkindlmarkt, the Vienna Christmas Market, what located at the Feying Square in the center city. They have organized Christmas markets since 1772, so those who want to visit this market, could travel in time. At the market you can buy beautiful glass decorations, homemade products, and there is beautiful advent music from 4 at the afternoon to enhance the atmosphere.

If you don’t want to go far from the Altwiener Cristkindlmarkt, we warmly recommend the Am Hof Christmas market. You just need to walk a little to reach it from the Feying Square. Here you can buy demanding handmade products.

Naturally we can’t skip the Wiener Adventzauber, the Vienna Advent Market at the Rathausplatz. 150 stands welcome visitors with special products, beautiful objects, tasty drink and delicious foods here. You can buy the most beautiful gingerbread hearts here, and it’s 100% you can find the most perfect one for the perfect person. Those who visit this Christmas market, won’t leave it with empty hands, they will find presents for everyone in the family. The Wiener Adventzauber is a special experience for children as well.

When we are looking for a Christmas market in Vienna, we can’t forget the Schönbrunn Imperial Palace’s garden, where there is a wonderful Christmas and cultural market. There are lots of programs for children here too. We can decorate the Christmas tree with the beautiful Christmas decors what we buy here. Don’t forget this place after Christmas either, because it will be the New Year Market.

Besides the Schönbrunn, the Belvedere Palace’s garden also becomes a winter fairy tale.

For the lovers of romance the perfect choice is the Christmas village at the Maria-Theresian-Platz. You probably will find something between the 70 stands’ products. The beautiful environment makes you feel warm in spite of the cold winter weather.

The next Christmas market’s specialty is, this is the 20th birthday of it. This market is the best for children, there are lots of program for them at the Karlsplatz. Naturally you can find the beautiful homemade souvenirs and creative ideas here too.

The three youngest member of the Advent time in Vienna are the three Christmas markets; the one in front of the Big Wheel, the Naschmarkt Market and the one at the Stephansplatz. You can choose any of them; you will have an unforgettable experience!

But this is true for all! If you have the chance to spend some days in Vienna, it is worth to see all the Christmas markets. If you have only one day at the Austrian capital, it isn’t a problem either, you have enough time for the miracle in Vienna. Have a great time!

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