Old Town Souvenir Shops, Vienna

It would be a pity to leave Vienna without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Vienna, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.
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Old Town Souvenir Shops Map

Guide Name: Old Town Souvenir Shops
Guide Location: Austria » Vienna (See other walking tours in Vienna)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 11
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Author: Daniel
Albertina Giftshop

1) Albertina Giftshop

What to buy here: Museum memorabilia. Vienna has some of the most interesting and well curated museums in the world so it is no surprise to learn that their gift stores are full of great designs. At the Architekturzentrum you will find an unusual yet useful gift, portable porta-folios designed as a kind of excursion kit for tourists with a penchant for architecture. With detailed descriptions of building data and maps they are the perfect gift for any architeture enthusiast, priced at €9.90 at...   view more
J & L Lobmeyr

2) J & L Lobmeyr

What to buy here: J. L Lobmeyr Glassware.

J & L Lobmeyr, one of the oldest shops in Vienna, offers exquisite crystal and porcelain. The building houses a museum on the third floor that is dedicated solely to crystal and porcelain goods. Glass has always facsinated with its transparancy and sheen, and its ability to reflect light in a way that only diamond and mountain crystal can. Techniques for glass making have existed for centuries. A family business grounded in 1823 which has existed...   view more
Swarovski Wien

3) Swarovski Wien

What to buy here: Swarovski Crystal. Swarovski has been producing luxury items from their base in Wattens, Austria since the early 20th Century. Apart from their technical products, the company produces a range of portable gift items, from figurines to home decor, chandeliers to jewellery, sculpture and couture. Available for purchance in this season include a variety of bangles, bracets, brooches and sets, as well as jewellery for men fashioned as skull's heads. With black onyx cufflinks...   view more
A.E. Koechert Juweliere

4) A.E. Koechert Juweliere

What to buy here: A&E Koechert Jewellery.

Originally responsible for the care of all the jewellery as the emperors's personal jeweler in the court of Hapsburg, Alexander Emanuel Koechert founded this traditional jewellery firm in Wien in 1831. It continues to be a family business fun by Wolfgang and Christoph Koechert, trading in precious materials, craftmanship and unique design all contribute to the reputation of this brand. You may even buy the Stars of Empress Elizabeth, diamond...   view more
Petit Point

5) Petit Point

The Petit point stitch is used in canvas embroidery and needle art, which can be found in this small shop in the center of the city. It exclusively sells first-class, high quality Petit point products, which are of great value and are more than just a...   view more
Österreicher Werkstätten

6) Österreicher Werkstätten

What to buy here: Gustav Klimt Artworks. Take home a piece of the sensual world of Viennese artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), one of the most important representatives of Jugendstil painting of the late 19th century. His most famous work is "Der Kuss" ("The Kiss"), 1908. He is renowned for saying, "Those who want to know something about myself as an artist – the only thing that matters – had best examine and study my paintings and gather from them what I am and what I...   view more

7) Augarten

What to buy here: Viennese porcelain.

At the Viennese porcelein manufactury at Augarten you will find the perfect figurine to display at home or tablewear for your next lovely dinner party. There are many themes that underline the diversity of the selection, but most of these themes concentrate on local life and icons from Vienna and Austria. For example, you may be interesed in the 'Courbette' from the Spanish riding school series, made of 68 pieces in order to achieve the greatest...   view more
R. Horn

8) R. Horn

What to buy here: Avant-garde Bags and Travel Accessories.

If you need something to encase your new purchases, try bags and travel accessories produced in Vienna. Designs featured at R.Horn located at Bräunerstraße 7 take inspiration from the styles inaugurated by the Viennese avant-garde Wiener Werkstaedte. With the motto, 'quality reveals itself in detail', these accessories feature simple geometric detailing, good workmanship and the best quality materials. They include strong...   view more
Julius Meinl am Graben

9) Julius Meinl am Graben

Discover the wonderful world of coffee at Julius Meinl. It has been a leading Austrian coffee shop for 145 years. The shop was established in 1862 as a professional seller of green, then later, roasted coffee. Its extensive selection of high quality coffees, teas and fine foods is sure to please any coffee lover.

What to buy here: Viennese coffee. To recreate the Viennese traditions of intellectual discussion over a long afternoon of coffee drinking you must visit Viennese institution, Julius...   view more
Tostmann Trachten

10) Tostmann Trachten

What to buy here: Over at Tostmann Trachten you will find a variety of other traditional Austrian accessories which make perfect giftware. Including scarves, bags, purses, shoes, hats, jewelry there are many things to treat yourself and others. Hats from Bittner, silk scarves from the Viennese silk weaver Flemmich, hand-crafted prints on silk and cotton from Sepp Wach in Aussee, hand-made bags from Florence Mucret and shoes from Southern Tyrol (Südtiroler Trachtenschuhe) and Austria (Dirndl...   view more
Ludwig Reiter

11) Ludwig Reiter

What to buy here: Ludwig Reiter Shoes. Established in 1885 as a family business Ludwig Reiter have always based the production of their Goodyear welted shoes in the classical Viennese style. With a retail presence in Vienna at Mölkersteig 1, they produce the marjority of their flexible-sewn shoes, books and cases in their Vienna factory, with a minority of products designed in Vienna and produced in factories in Italy, Hungary and Slovakia. Parts of the shoes are even made by hand. Most of the...   view more

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