"Vienna?s Christkindlmarkt" Christmas Market - Christkindlmarkt Tip by smirnofforiginal

by smirnofforiginal
  • Vienna’s Christkindlmarkt - Vienna
  • (the big white dots are snow!) - Vienna
      (the big white dots are snow!)
    by smirnofforiginal

Vienna's Christmas Market is somewhat of a tradition, dating back some 7 centuries and a very nice market it is too.

Huddled together from the Rathaus, expanding over a fairly large area, are lots of little wooden huts selling their wares. Aromas of warm punch, spiced fruit and sweets fill the air, wooden nut crackers dance on their pegs and the hundreds of fairy lights twinkle and dazzle for you as you pick your way around the market through the snow (for that real Christmas feel...if you're lucky).

It's a busy place but it's full of Christmas spirit and cheer and if you're not quite there yourself a few glasses ofmulled wine ought to help!

And this is a Christmas market to take your children to - not only will they enjoy the general atmosphere and visuals of the market but there are many activities they can join in with such as biscuit making.

The market opens mid November and goes on through. Stalls tend to open 9am - 9pm

Address: Friedrich-Schmidt-Platz 1, 1010 Wien
Directions: In Rathausplatz
Website: http://www.christkindlmarkt.at/

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  • Updated Jun 29, 2007
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