City trip to Vienna – You can do these 5 things in the run-up to Christmas
There is nothing better than to make a city trip with your loved ones in the run up to Christmas. Stroll through the sea of lights in the city centre, feast on the many delicacies at the Christmas market, drink much hot punch and: Stay overnight in a beautiful hotel near the city. Especially in the current time, where stress has become a status symbol, taking time out is simply a ‘must’. And if not now, then when? Whether to Belgrade, Prague, Bratislava or just to Vienna – Falkensteiner offers you the most beautiful hotels in these cities. In Vienna, you will find the Falkensteiner Magareten **** s: A modern city hotel in the 5th District with view over the City of Vienna, fantastic breakfast and fantastic spa offer.
5 things to do in the run-up to Christmas in Vienna
Vienna, 2018, the most liveable city in the world already for the ninth time. This is not only due to the social, economic and political climate, but also to the condition of the infrastructure. Not to be forgotten: The many leisure activities such as restaurants, theatres, cinemas and sports facilities, etc. – in Vienna there is nothing that does not exist! Therefore, we can promise you that you will never get bored in the most liveable city. You absolutely have to do these 5 things in the run-up to Christmas in Vienna:
1. Explore Christmas markets
The most important to-do in the pre-Christmas season in Vienna are probably the countless Christmas markets, which can be found in Austria’s capital. Whenever you think it could not be more beautiful, you will be surprised at another Christmas market. You absolutely have to explore these Christmas markets:
- Viennese Christmas dream at the Rathausplatz
- Schönbrunn Palace Christmas market
- Christmas market at the Belvedere Palace
- Art Advent at the Karlsplatz
2. Christmas presents stroll in Parndorf
The shopping paradise is located not far from Vienna: Parndorf! If you have never been there, you have to take in a visit to the “Shopping Village” in Vienna and seize many, many insanely great bargains. Adidas, Barbour, Burberry, Converse, Douglas, Fossil, Gucci, Kneipp and Co – whoever is still looking for Christmas presents, will surely find something in the shopping paradise in Parndorf.
3. Eat in a wine tavern
If you are in Vienna, then you have to eat in a wine tavern. Quaint, homey and above all: incredibly good and regional food! Whether warm or cold, there is usually everything the heart desires in the wine taverns Again, we have three tips for wine taverns in Vienna for you:
- Mayer on the Pfarrplatz
- Ungar Grill
4. Culture in Vienna
… there is enough! Be it a musical in the Raimundtheater, a play in the Burgtheater or an opera at the Vienna State Opera. If you like to go to concerts, you will surely find the right program in the Vienna Stadthalle.
5. Vienna’s original cafes
Another highlight in Vienna is definitely the very original coffee houses. Whether the traditional coffee shops which are typical or very unusual cafes – Vienna is as versatile as no other city. So how about a coffee in the centre of Vienna during a cozy gossip with friends, writing postcards or simply reading relaxed magazines? Especially in the run-up to Christmas, when it is really cold outside, a hot coffee, tea or matcha latte will do really well. You should definitely visit these cafes:
- Balthasar Kaffee
- Burggasse 24
- Jonas Reindl Kaffee
- Café Hornig
- Café 7stern
- Sneak In
- Motto am Fluss
So these were 5 things which you can do in the run-up to Christmas in Vienna – surely there is the right program for everyone! We wish you an enchanting time in Vienna and a great and relaxing stay in the Falkensteiner Wien Magaraten **** s.