Vienna, the heart of christmas markets shine in Europe. In Christmas many western cities have a very special glow. However, the Austrian capital becomes royally attractive due to its traditional Christmas markets. The Christmas markets in Vienna offer quite different attractions and charming moods – and are a good reason for weekend trips.

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In order to capture the Advent Magic, one should book a ticket as soon as possible, in order to discover many things on short routes. In 2016 Christmas Markets in Vienna are open since the middle of November, there is hardly any street corner in Vienna, where Christmas pots or maroni are offered.

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The historical squares of the city center and the enchanting castles of Schönbrunn and Belvedere are transformed into an Advent market or a Christmas village.

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Before the beautiful journey, you can strengthen yourself with a delicious drink at the numerous points on the Mariahilferstrasse – such as Glühwein. Very close to the Kolpinghaus you will find one of the most popular Christmas market of Vienna, the Christmas market at Spittelberg.

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The market in the narrow historic streets at Spittelberg looks homely and romantic. It is like walking through a wintry village. There are crafts as well as puppets and figurines for the little ones. For the first time this year the Gutenberggasse “Gourmetgasse” offers a very special variety of culinary delights. Before the stage under the Christmas tree at Schönbrunn Palace, a hand-carved crib by Franz Oberschneider draws the attention of all visitors. With almost 250 figures in different scenes she tells the Christmas story.

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