Top 5 Christmas Markets — Vienna

Just for you, our team has put together what we think are the Top 5 Christmas Markets in Vienna. Each one is unique in their own way, but they are all equally beautiful and offer the perfect setting for taking your loved ones out! We hope you enjoy them as much as we do ❤

Helpful Hint: The first three listed here are all within walking distance, no more than 5 minutes, of each other (the easiest way to get there is from U-Bahn U3/U2 Volkstheater or U2 MuseumsQuartier) ;)

Christmas Village at the Maria Theresien Platz

This market is situated in Maria Theresien Platz, between the impressive buildings of the Museum of Art and the Natural History Museum. Get into the Christmas spirit in an ‘imperial scenery’!

Opening hours: Sunday — Thursday 11am — 9pm, Friday and Saturday 11am — 10pm

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Maria Theresien Platz

Winter in MuseumsQuartier

Here in MQ you’ll find several different places to find a variety of punsch flavours which you can enjoy with some hot waffles! Most nights you’ll find live music which gives MQ a unique and vibrant atmosphere!

Opening hours: Monday — Friday 4pm — 11pm; Saturday & Sunday 2pm — 11pm

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Christmas Market at Spittelberg

This is probably the most authentic and rustic Christmas Market in Vienna, it’s where all the locals are going (located just behind Volkstheater)! Here you can find high quality ceramics, sweaters, jewellery and of course famous Viennese hot punsch!

Opening Hours: Monday — Thursday 3pm — 9pm; Fridays 3pm — 9:30pm; Saturday 12pm — 9:30pm; Sunday and Holidays 12pm — 9pm.

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Christmas Market Schönbrunn Palace

Enjoy around 60 different stalls here with handcrafted Viennese gifts, freshly baked pastries and different flavours of hot punsch (all right in front Vienna’s most beautiful palace!)

Opening hours: 10am — 9pm Daily (10am — 4pm 24th December)

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Schönbrunn Palace

Viennese Christmas Market — City Hall, Rathaus

This beautiful christmas market is situated right in front of the Vienna City Hall! Open from 11th of November, enjoy an authentic and unforgettable Viennese Christmas experience while Ice-skating or sipping on warm Glühwein.

Opening hours: 10am — 10pm daily (10am-7pm 24th December)

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City Hall, Rathaus
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