The History of Kursalon Vienna and its Magnificent Concerts
Kursalon Vienna is an outstanding music hall in Austria’s capital. When it was designed and constructed, it was never intended to be such a grand place where visitors would flock to listen to excellent orchestras. It was originally intended to be a spot, where visitors were served healing mineral water. But after Johann Strauss performed shortly after its completion, Kursalon Vienna became the incredible music venue we know it as today.
One of the reasons to spend Christmas holidays in Vienna is definitely the various Christmas markets the city offers. Located at the sites of most Viennese attractions, they feel like small villages inside a big city. They lure visitors in with heartwarming scents and flavors and treat them with a joyful atmosphere that keeps your body and soul warm during cold December days. Below, you'll find enlisted 5 of our favorite Christmas markets.
6 kid-friendly activities for Christmas holidays in Vienna
Traveling with kids spices things up. They won't enjoy the "grown-up stuff" and will probably get tired of walking through the city. In this article, you'll find 6 suggestions what to do in Vienna with kids so that they too will enjoy their Christmas holiday.
If there's ever a time when Vienna shines brightest, it's definitely December. Some even call it the Christmas capital of Europe. With the smell of glühwein and roasted nuts in the air, surrounded by numerous Christmas markets wrapped into thousands of flickering Christmas lights, it just doesn't get any better. Below you'll find 7 suggestions how to make the most of your Christmas holiday in Vienna.