How to Enjoy Vienna in Winter

Austria, Vienna Guide (B): How to Enjoy Vienna in Winter

It’s really no wonder Vienna is considered one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. This historic capital is known for its Imperial architecture, clean streets, cosy cafes, and rich legacy of art and intellectualism.

While it’s true that the winter months can drop well below zero, there’s still plenty of exciting activities and events worth visiting the city to see. At LetsFlyCheaper, we want your visit to Vienna to be as magical as the city itself, so check out our favorite things to do in VIenna’s wintertime.

The Viennese are known for their love of ice skating. There are quite a few ice rinks set up across the city during the winter months, including in the gardens of the Wilhelminenberg Palace as well as the picturesque Eistraum, or “Ice Dream” rink in front of City Hall. The city’s largest and most famous ice rink sits between the Vienna Konzerthaus and the Inter-Continental Hotel and stretches over 6,000 square meters! Visitors can rent ice skates for just a few euros and take part in skating lessons. There’s also Bavarian curling, hockey, and skating competitions. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Enjoy Vienna in Winter
Guide Location: Austria » Vienna
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kate O'malley
Read it on author's website: http://vagrantsoftheworld.com/how-to-enjoy-vienna-in-winter/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Ice Dream
  • Christmas market at Spittelberg
  • Viennese Christmas Market
  • So Spa
  • Therme Wien
  • Museums Quartier
  • Cafe Korb
  • Cafe Leopold Hawelka
  • Cafe Central
  • Cafe Schwarzenberg

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