A lot of things only appear during Advent here in Vienna. Christmas biscuits, for example. Or barrels of spiced wine and punch. Or the occasional burst of undiluted optimism … [Read more...] about The Ströck Christmas Tram
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So, where can you find Roman ruins, Habsburg architecture, a former residence of Haydn, sausages, and snow globes all at one location? Answer: the Christmas market on … [Read more...] about Michaelerplatz Christmas market
The winter market on the square outside Vienna's giant Ferris wheel is sort of a Christmas market. And sort of a New Year market. And sort of neither. Consider it more … [Read more...] about Wintermarkt at the Riesenradplatz
Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without tinsel, gifts, a warming mug of punch, or the possible presence of a pink tram. I might need to explain that. A pink … [Read more...] about The pink Manner tram
In an ever-changing world, one thing remains constant: taxes the huge Christmas tree in front of the Rathaus (city hall), an annual gift to Vienna from one of the other … [Read more...] about The Rathaus Christmas tree
Although one of Vienna's newer seasonal markets, you might argue that the Stephansplatz Christmas market could well be the city's most traditional... The … [Read more...] about Stephansplatz Christmas market