What could be better than strolling through a Christmas market in the run-up to Christmas, drinking a punch, looking at the various stands and admiring the lights? Christmas smells and bright lights wrap up this year from November 22 to December 26 the Maria Theresien-Platz. In 2017, the Christmas Festival Maria-Theresien-Platz between the well-known Natural... more
The Christmas village in the university campus takes place every year in the Advent in the beautiful park of the former Viennese Main Hospital and enchants young and old with Christmas fragrances, festive sounds and glorious light. The lovingly star-shaped Christmas village consists of about 60 festively decorated cabins.
Every year again! As soon as the temperatures drop and the days get shorter, longs to be back to hot punch, cotton candy, twinkling lights and Christmas decorations. From mid-November, the Vienna Town Hall Square will be transformed for over 30 years every year in a unique Viennese Christmas dream!
After a long day visiting museums, you deserve a coffee break. Vienna, the coffee capital, has a huge choice of cafés just for this purpose. Legend has it that the second Turkish siege of Vienna also had a plus side – that is, the coffee that the occupying Turkish forces left behind after their retreat.... more
“Aus’gsteckt is'” (we’re open) – this is how you will usually be greeted when you enter an Austrian winery – if you’re lucky, if not you’ll be left standing in front of closed doors. The term “Heuriger” is given to a special type of Austrian winery in which farmers have been allowed to sell their... more