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Make your Christmas or New Year one to remember with a classical music concert in the heart of Vienna. Taking place in St. Peter’s Church, the setting and acoustics make for a special location for an evening performance by the Classic Ensemble Vienna. Pieces of music composed by Mozart, Vivaldi, Bach, and Beethoven make up the festive evening program.
Visit three of Vienna’s most famous Christmas market areas on this walking tour of Austria’s capitol city. Listen to your guide tell you holiday stories about Christmas traditions important to locals as you make your way through the streets. See popular attractions, such St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Imperial Palace, and visit Christmas markets in Town Hall Square, Charles Square, and near Belvedere Palace.
If you're in Vienna during the holidays, a visit to one of its famous Christmas markets is an absolute must. You can see the best of them—including the grand dame on Rathausplatz—on this market crawl that introduces you to the city's Christmas traditions of hot rum punch, handicrafts, and ice skating. Enjoy cookies and other treats, and take in the winter wonderland decorations.
New Year’s Eve should be an unforgettable night of raucous revelry. Ensure you celebrate the turn of the year with style and sophistication during this full-evening gala celebration in Vienna’s Rathaus. This unique experience offers you the chance to dine in the Rathaus’ Grand Ballroom and watch ballet dancers and vocalists perform a magical ensemble. Marvel at midnight fireworks on the Grand Balcony, and waltz to classical Viennese music until the early hours of the morning. Choose from booking options depending on budget and personal preference.
Great Introduction to Vienna's Beautiful Christmas Markets!
, Jan 2020
What a perfect introduction to Vienna and its spectacular Christmas Markets! We especially appreciated going to a "local" market outside of the touristy area. Taking public transportation was a great way to see more, and familiarize ourselves with how the system works. It was nice to be able to do it the first time with our wonderful guide.
I would highly recommend this tour for your first day in Vienna. Not only will you learn the ins and outs of the Christmas Markets, but how easy and convenient it is to use public transportation to get absolutely anywhere in this beautiful city!
Wintertime lovers and amateur foodies alike are sure to enjoy a 3-hour walking tour to three of Vienna's traditional Christmas markets. Listen to engaging commentary as you weave through the decorated stalls, holiday lights, and historical streets. Along the way, enjoy fresh gingerbread, baked potatoes, hot white, and other seasonal treats. Afterwards, get insider recommendations for things to see, eat, and do during the rest of your winter vacation in the city.
Discover Vienna’s spectacular Christmas Markets on this action-packed walking tour. You won’t have to worry about navigating, as a guide will lead the way, and you’ll save time by visiting at least three markets in one evening. See Vienna’s top sites illuminated at night, and learn about Viennese Christmas traditions from your guide. Itineraries vary but potential markets you’ll visit include the Arts & Crafts Market at St. Charles’ Church, and the Old Vienna Christkindlmarkt at Freyung.
See Vienna at its most enchanting on a 2.5-hour, small-group winter walking tour of the city, with time to explore the bustling Christmas markets, too. Learn about Vienna’s imperial history and rich culture as you pass churches, palaces, and landmarks lit up for the holidays with garlands of sparkling lights.
For just two weeks in spring (March 28 to April 13.) we modify our “Hidden Gems” to capture the Easter Spirit with its markets, special foods and rituals. This year we pay homage to Ludwig van Beethoven, commemorating his 250. Birthday.
Traditional Easter decorations and artfully decorated eggs, culinary treats and a program of music await you at Vienna's Easter markets. There’re all sorts of entertainment for young visitors to the markets.
The Am Hof Easter Market is also fully dedicated to Easter customs with skillfully decorated eggs and flower arrangements and offers pretty handicrafts as well as hearty food.
Every year, at the Old Viennese Easter market on Freyung, a pretty old square in the Old City, the tower of eggs is built with around 40,000 painted Easter eggs. There are also numerous Easter specialties ranging from the Osterpinze Easter bread to the roast Easter lamb, handicrafts, floristry and for the very little ones a creative Easter workshop and a puppet theater.
Christmas in Vienna would not be complete without visiting its traditional holiday markets, and this private tour shows you the way to multiple market locations. Your guide knows the city’s best places to visit for some of the best gifts, food, and decorations. Stop by the markets in front of City Hall, Schönbrunn Palace, and Belvedere Palace, and then make your way to the Christmas Village Maria-Theresien Platz to enjoy a vast array of seasonal culinary delights (own expense).
Experience something unique and original, visit Xmas Budapest!
Each year, from the end of November to the end of December, Vörösmarty Square is transformed into the annual Budapest Christmas Market. Visitors can browse over 100 stands offering unique Christmas-themed arts and crafts. A giant Advent calendar on the facade of the glamorous Gerbeaud building, exhibitions, live entertainment and food & wine are also part of the festivities.
The beautiful castle district with stunning views of the city will enchant you. A subsequent tour of the Budapest centre with a professional guide will add a distinctive charm to this private day trip. Experience a magical trip to a city full of history and stunning architecture. In the early evening, the driver takes you back to Vienna to your hotel or home.
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Immerse yourself in the festive magic of a medieval town Prague is especially magical during the Christmas season, and you can fully enjoy its fairy-tale atmosphere at Prague at Old Town square Renowned for being the most vibrant and busy of all Prague´s markets. The Christmas market lays out plenty of exciting foodie items, handmade craft gifts and the most delicious warming drinks such as hot chocolate or spiced mulled wine as well as great gift ideas including decorations, toys, jewellery, winter clothing and accessories.
During the approx 4-hour drive past the Czech border and across Moravia and Bohemia until you reach Prague. Upon arrival you will be joined by a local expert guide for a comprehensive private city tour in English covering the city's most beautiful sights.
Spend the afternoon at leisure in Prague's Christmas market for shopping or to further explore the city. In the early evening your driver will take you back to Vienna to your hotel or apartment.