Christmas Market in VIENNA

 November 18 until December 30, 2017

 


A wonderful Experience!

From the middle of November until the end of the year, Austria is the place to find romantic Christmas markets. Glistening lights, seasonal treats and snow-covered roofs make for a magical experience in Austria's towns.



Vienna is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Austria. It is a beautiful romantic city and famous for its coffee culture and cafes, classical music and concert halls, historical buildings, horse-drawn carriages, and its charming streets. There is a rich cultural diversity in Vienna, and its location at the very heart of Europe makes it also an excellent starting point for travelling around Europe.

 

Vienna an impressing city to visit, the city is dominated by the Ringstrasse, a four kilometer long boulevard which encircles the center of the city. The city is filled with modern conveniences and attractions but blanketed as well with reminders of a great historical and cultural heritage. Excellent museums, palaces, gardens, architectural triumphs, remnants of ancient inhabitants, statuary, and grand cafes blend with trendy shops, excellent restaurants, accessible musical venues, modern museums and sculpture, and upscale hotels to make Vienna a very attractive. The extensive pedestrianized streets of the old city are a delight, lined by beautiful old buildings, populated by the young and old, filled with local shops, boutiques and cafes, and with the unexpected around every turn.

 

The center city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Vienna is history and music, poetry and culture, modernism and tradition, nostalgia and grandeur.

Day 1:  Vienna

 

Individual arrival in Vienna and overnight.

 

Vienna’s history dates back to the first post-Christian century when the Romans established the military camp Vindobona. Today’s cityscape is characterised by the abundance of baroque buildings created mostly under the rule of Empress Maria Theresia and Emperor Franz Joseph who was largely responsible for the monumental architecture round the Ringstraße. To experience Vienna at its fullest we have created some things to do in Vienna.

 


Day 2:   Vienna

 

Breakfast at the hotel

Public city tour in Vienna including entrance to Schönbrunn Castle.

 

Afternoon at leisure to discover the Christmas markets.

The Christmas markets in Vienna truly are an age-old tradition. The forerunners of the present-day events date back to the Middle Ages when in 1298 Albrecht I granted Vienna's citizens the privilege of holding a December Market or "Krippenmarkt". Since then, the character and prevalence of these markets has changed considerably. Nowadays, over 20 official Advent Markets sell a vast array of seasonal gifts and mouth-watering treats. 

 

The Viennese Christmas Market in front of the City Hall is an unforgettable highlight for those eager to get into the spirit of the season. The unique backdrop gives this market a charm of its own, and the delicious aromas are sure to lull all visitors into the seasonal joy. Inside the City Hall on the ground floor there is an area dedicated to children, where they can learn how to make Christmas cookies or candles. You can also listen to international choirs singing carols with free entrance on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 


Day 3: Vienna

 

Breakfast in the hotel. 

Day at leisure for inidvidual discoveries.

Departure to your next destination.


Costs and Services included

Package Price per person in double room  EUR 173,--

Package Price per person in single room   EUR 253,--

Weekend supplement per person/night (THU-SUN)  EUR 16,--

  • 2 overnight  stay in a 3* hotel in Vienna
  • 2 European breakfast buffet
  • entrance to Schönbrunn Castle
  • Public city tour in Vienna with an English speaking guide

 

Costs not included

   Tipps 

     Drinks, Meals