Christmas in Vienna

November 24, 2009

Christmas is a very important occasion for people in Vienna. It is a festive season looked forward to by the both local residents and foreign tourists.

Normally, Christmas is celebrated by families in their respective homes. Christmas eve marks the start of decorating the Christmas tree or Christbaum using crystal balls, bells, stars, colorful toys and sweet treats including chocolate and fruits. Candles are then lit up as the finishing touch to the design. Many families also display the Christmas crib which features the Holy Family in the manger where Jesus Christ was born.


Discover Vienna’s Nightclubs

November 20, 2009

Nighttime is perfect for exploring a city’s entertainment spots. By then, the temperature is cooler and just right for relaxing, enjoying some drinks and listening to great music with friends and loved ones.

After a busy day of touring popular attractions in Vienna, never forget to experience the city’s vibrant nightlife. Parties start after dark so be sure to check out the bars and clubs spread out in the city center.


Vienna Christmas Market 2009

November 9, 2009

The Christmas Market season starts on Saturday, 15th November 2009 in Vienna.

Advent, the four week period leading up to christmas, descends upon Vienna once more. During this time, Vienna is a city of nostalgia and romance. An important part is of course the traditional Christmas markets.

Classics include the Christmas market at Schönbrunn Palace, the Christmas market in front of City Hall, the traditional Viennese Christmas market on Freyung, the markets at Spittelberg, Am Hof and in front of the church of St. Charles (Karlskirche).