It is christmas time. Time for family, friends and… holiday! One city in Europe expresses its charme in an extraordinary way during christmas time – the city of Vienna. Vienna is known for its famous christmas markets and its christmas lightings on the streets. Guests staying in our apartment hotels in Vienna love this special atmosphere. This is the reason why we want to elaborate a little more on the christmas markets in Vienna. Christmas markets in Vienna are known for its delicious punch and glühwine. Every district in Vienna hosts at least one of the numerous christmas markets in Vienna. We’ll have a closer look at the best ones.
The best christmas markets in Vienna
As already mentioned there are numerous christmas markets in Vienna spread across the entire city. The one who is looking for punch and glühwein will find punch and glühwein. However, the christmas markets do not only offer great drinks and food. Lots of local artists sell their handicrafts at the christmas markets in Vienna. This is the ideal way to buy a last minute present for your beloved ones at home or some souvenirs to store your memories of a great holiday in Vienna. Accordingly, we want to elaborate on the best christmas markets in Vienna, so that our guests in our apartment hotels in Vienna can be sure to choose the right one whilst visiting the capital of Austria.
Christkindlmarkt at Rathausplatz
One of the most famous christmas markets in Vienna is the Christkindlmarkt next to the town hall. The christmas market has lots of stands selling punch, glühwein and souvenirs. As it is the most popular one, you can expect this christmas market to be very crowded. But this does not reduce the charm of the Christkindlmarkt at Rathausplatz.
It is open from November 13th to December 26th from 1pm to 10pm. On christmas eve it is open till 7pm. You can easily reach this christmas market via metro line U2 Rathausplatz. For more information feel free to check out the official website of the Christmas Market at Rathausplatz.
Advent Markt next to the Karlskirche
The Advent Markt next to the Karlskirche in Vienna is also one of the most popular christmas markets in Vienna. It is known for its charm, as it is situated in a park in front of the Charles Church. Next to the various punch and glühwein stands, local artists sell their artifacts at this christmas market.
It is open from November 20th to December 23rd from 12pm to 11 pm. You can easily reach this christmas market in Vienna via metro line U1, U2 and U4. Make sure to get off at metro station Karlsplatz. For more information check out artadvent.at!
Christmas Village at Maria Theresien Platz
This is another very special christmas market in Vienna. It is situated between the impressive Museum of Art History and Museum of Natural History and located next to the famous Heldenplatz. After having done some sightseeing in the center of Vienna, you can finish off your day at one of the most beautiful christmas markets in Vienna.
The christmas market is open from November 18th to December 31st. You can easily reach the christmas village at Maria Theresien Platz via metro U2 (Museumsquartier, Volkstheater) and metro line U3 (Volkstheater). For further information make sure to check out weihnachtsdorf.at!
Christmas Market at Spittelberg
The christmas market at Spittelberg is one of the most romantic christmas markets in Vienna. Situated in the narrow streets of the 7th district, this christmas market is known for its romantic punch and glühwein stands. You can also buy souvenirs there. The christmas market at Spittelberg is the perfect place to visit when you come to Vienna with your fiancé. After having visited this christmas market, we highly recommend walking through the small streets and alleys which are close by.
The christmas market at Spittelberg is open from November 13th to December 23rd. The christmas market is easily reachable via public transport. Get on the metro lines U2 or U3 and leave the metro at Volkstheater or Museumsquartier. For further information check out spittelberg.at!
Christmas Market and New Year’s Eve Market at Schönbrunn Palace
The christmas market in Schönbrunn is one of the most beautiful christmas markets in Vienna. Situated in front of the stunning scenery of the Schönbrunn Palace, this christmas market opens up the hearts of all the guests staying in our listed apartment hotels in Vienna. You can easily combine a visit of the Schönbrunn Palace with a visit of this christmas market. You will see that there is nothing better than enjoying a hot punch in front of the impressive scenery of the Schönbrunn Palace!
The christmas and New Year’s Eve Market at Schönbrunn is open from November 21st to January 3rd. It is easily reachable via metro line U4 (Schönbrunn). Make sure to visit weihnachtsmarkt.co.at for further infos
Apartment Hotels in Vienna
If you are looking for an accommodation during your business trip or private holiday in Vienna, Apartment Hotels Europe has the right hotel for you. The following apartment hotels are centrally located. Therefore, you can reach the christmas markets in Vienna in no time.