With Advent, Saturday, Nov. 15, it falls Vienna the season of Christmas markets. The clothes of the city of nostalgia and romance, concerts and exhibitions of traditional nativity scenes and Christmas markets: one in front of City Hall, the traditional Viennese Christmas market on Freyung, to markets at Spittelberg, Am Hof and the front Church of St. Charles Borromeo (Karlskirche). Wherever aromas of candied fruits, cotton candy and other delicacies like roasted chestnuts, soup served in bread bowl-shaped fruit with hot chocolate poured over, and punch , with cups Christmas, that visitors drink to keep warm as they walk in the markets .
A spell in which the entire Viennese Rathausplatz becomes a sparkling fairy tale. The more than 150 sales stands offer Christmas gifts, quality crafts, decorations for the Christmas tree, pastries and hot drinks. The trees in the park surrounding the Town Hall are festively decorated and radiate a sea of lights. Still the market in front of Schönbrunn Palace offers romance in a scenario imperial.