New Year’s Eve in Vienna is diversified in celebrating and welcoming the new year:
The city center is turned into a party strip.
From 14:00 to 2 o clock in the morning you get the chance to say goodbye to 2013 and welcome the New Year. There are numerous places along the party strip that will offer culinary delights and lots of hot “Punsch”. Several stages will entertain the visitors and there will be large fireworks in Prater and at Heldenplatz.
Here some suggestions from the team of the Boutiquehotel Stadthalle of how to spend the last night of the year in Vienna:
Organ concert December 29th 2013, 20:30
Choir concert, Joseph Hayden December 31st 2013, 16:30
Schönbrunn Palace – Tickets available at the reception!
New Year’s Eve concert December 31st 2013, 19:00, Orangerie Schönbrunn
New Year’s Day concert January 1st 2014, 16:00 & 20:30, Orangerie Schönbrunn
Le Grand Bal of Vienna’s Hofburg
Experience a ball in one of the most historic and special buildings of Vienna. Be part of this long Viennese tradition and enjoy a unique atmosphere. There are different tickets for this evening, from €150.00 to €610.00 per person.
New Year’s Eve Gala at Rathaus
Spend a classy New Year’s Eve in this elegant location. Music and entertainment, as well as a delicious gala dinner will make your night a special one. Doors open at 19:00. Tickets are available from €120.00 to €320.00per person.
New Year’s Eve at the Kunsthistorisches Museum (Art History Museum)
Celebrate in one of the most famous museums worldwide. Enjoy the historic atmosphere and choose from one of two packages: silver-gala €149.00 per person; gold-gala €199.00 per person
Restaurants– Reservations in advance are strongly recommended!
Zu den drei Hacken: The oldest restaurant of Vienna, excellent Viennese cuisine, in the city center; Singerstrasse 28, Tel 0043 1 5125895
Il Mare: One of the best Italian restaurants in Vienna close to the hotel and the city center. An excellent Italian cuisine with a cozy atmosphere. Zieglergasse 15, Tel 0043 1 5237494
Witwe Bolte: High quality Austrian dishes in a traditional atmosphere. Gutenberggasse 13, Tel 0043 1 5231450
Plachutta: One of the most famous restaurants in Vienna; The ambience is festive; best Tafelspitz in town; in the city center; Wollzeile 38, Tel 0043 1 5121577
Taverna o Christos: Taverna o Christos offers a cozy and traditionally Greek ambience just behind Rathaus. The restaurant owner personally welcomes and spoils his guests. Langegasse 25, Tel 0043 1 4082716
Gaumenspiel: The excellent quality of food and the unique atmosphere make this place an interesting location to visit. Situated close to the hotel, in Zieglergasse 54, it is the ideal place for those who are looking for something special. Tel 0043 1 526 11 08
We are looking forward to welcoming you and to celebrating New Year’s Eve together with you!
Christmas is over, the New Year has only just started and the question is what will happen to the old Christmas trees?
Not only are Christmas trees removed from Vienna’s households, but also the Christmas trees of Rathaus and Schönbrunn were taken down.
The foresters of the city of Vienna again make something useful out of the wood: The Rathaus-Christmas tree is processed to insect hotels. About 10 bees’ hotels will be placed in the Vienna wood, in Lobau and in Lainzer zoo! Above all wild bees, ladybirds and several wasps should find the optimal habitat there!
Experience Vienna differently; Ice skating in Vienna’s historical centre! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Rathaus (town hall) and Burgtheater while skating around on 7000m2 of ice. There are music, culinary delights and children’s entertainment and you can rent ice skates and lockers. In the evening our Rathaus is beautifully lit and ice-skating becomes a fun activity for both, children and adults.
This Saturday, May 21st, the Life Ball 2011 will take place in Vienna. “Spread the Wings of Tolerance” is this year’s theme, trying to illustrate the invisibility of the HI Virus, as well as of air. Air is one of the 4 elements that have been part of each year’s theme at the life ball.