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Colorful tiles on the roof of St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna
Winter Village at Belvedere Palace
© WienTourismus / Christian Stemper

Winter Markets – Romance in Vienna

Winter Village at Belvedere Palace
© WienTourismus / Christian Stemper

At the traditional Vienna Magic of Advent, the Rathausplatz becomes a shining fairytale land. The 150 or so sales stands offer gifts, decorations, sweets and warming drinks. The trees of the surrounding City Hall park are festively decorated and radiate in a sea of lights. There are lots of offers here for children in particular.

Nov. 15 - Dec. 24, 2014
daily from 10-21:30, Fr & Sa until 22:00
Dec. 24 10:00-17:00
Rathausplatz (City Hall Square), 1010 Vienna

Not far away is the winter village on Maria-Theresien-Platz, situated between the Museum of Fine Arts and the Natural History Museum.

Nov. 19 - Dec. 26, 2014
daily from 11:00 to 22:00
Dec. 24 11:00 - 16:00
Dec. 25-26 11:00-19:00
Maria Theresien-Platz, 1010 Vienna

The Old Viennese Winter Market on Freyung in the city center is committed to tradition. Festive music can be heard on the square from 16:00.

Nov. 21 - Dec. 23, 2014
daily 10:00-21:00
Freyung, 1010 Vienna

The cultural winter market in front of Schönbrunn Palace offers romance in front of an imperial backdrop, and is converted into a New Year's market afterwards. The atmospheric market offers traditional handicrafts, hand-made decorations, concerts and an extensive children's program.

Nov. 22 - Dec. 26, 2014
daily 10:00-21:00
Dec. 24 10-16, Dec. 25-26 10:00-18:00
New Year’s Market Dec. 27, 2014 - Jan. 1, 2015
daily 10:00-18:00
Schönbrunn Palace, 1130 Vienna

The Winter Village at Belvedere Palace enjoys an impressive baroque background. The unique palace gardens provide an ideal site for a tranquil winter market.

Nov. 21 - Dec. 23, 2014
Mon-Fri 11:00-21:00
Sat, Sun & Holidays 10:00-21:00
Prinz-Eugen-Straße 27, 1030 Vienna

The Winter market at Stephansplatz focusses on contemplation and tradition, with 26 booths offering high-quality products from Austria.

Nov. 15 - Dec. 23, 2014
Daily from 11:00 to 21:00
Stephansplatz/direction Churhausgasse, 1010 Vienna

Market Manager Middle East

Vienna Tourist Board
Sonja Ishak
Tel. (+ 43 1) 211 14-352

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