Winter in Vienna

Enchanting Christmas markets, ice skating, lively ball nights or warming up in a cozy coffee house or one of Vienna’s numerous museums

January 18th, 2024
Editorial, News from Berlin
Wintertime in Vienna is a special experience.
There's lots for discoverers big and small to explore in Vienna in the winter: From the Vienna Ice World to Schönbrunn Palace and the House of Music.
Here are some things that you shouldn’t miss if you want to have a perfect winter day in Vienna
It can get really cold in Vienna in winter. Once the punch booths and Christmas markets have vanished from the city, there are still some truly hot location tips that warm on icy days – and not only from the inside.
Establishments with a green interior never let the summer end with a winter garden feeling indoors. Plants on the ceiling and walls thrill not only plant lovers.
Viennese cocktail bars are known for their high quality. They range from from the classic American Bar to trendy concept bars.
The best way to spend active days outdoors in the fresh air in winter is skating artistic sweeps across the ice.
Winter has Vienna firmly in its grasp. Yet the city has something to offer even at the cold time of year. Here is our recommendation for the perfect day in winter.
Skating on the rooftops of Vienna or in front of City Hall, restorative winter walks in parks and gardens, and curling on a boat – exercise and sport in winter keep you fit and perk you up. It's how you can enjoy Vienna outdoors during the colder months.


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