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Winter in Vienna

Vienna offers you a bunch of activities during the winter time. The old city turns into a snow-capped painting during the cold season. Strolling along the alleys and capturing the atmosphere is an unique experience. For those who are seeking for more activity, can go ice skating or grab the baton at the theme park „Haus der Musik“ and keep the time of Vienna’s member of a philharmonic orchestra.

Christmas time is of course a part of winter. In our section „Christmas in Vienna“ you can find everything you can do during the christmas time.
Following we put a list for you together with activies that can be seen as a source of inspiration for your winter holiday in Vienna. We wish you a pleasant stay in Vienna!

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Ice skating

Vienna has many public places for ice skating to offer in the winter. There you and your family can ice skate on iced water. If you want you can also skate down the „Alte Donau“. That’s why you should pack your skates and look forward to an exciting ice skating season.

Public places for ice skating in Vienna 2014/2015:
(Dates 2015/2016 will follow soon)
20.10.2014 – 08.03.2015: Wiener Eislaufverein
24.10.2014 – 08.03.2015: Eislaufplatz Engelmann
26.10.2014 – 08.03.2015: Eisring Süd
25.10.2014 – 08.03.2015: Eishalle der Wiener Stadthalle
01.10.2014 – 29.03.2015: Albert Schultz Eishalle
23.01.2015 – 08.03.2015: “Wiener Eistraum”

Haus der Musik Logo

House of Music

You can not only conduct the Wiener Philharmonic orchestra, but also listen to the sounds that an unborn hears in the mother’s belly, produce your own music or even a CD. The „Zookonzert Virtostage“ is especially for children a musical adventure trip that invites interacting and having fun. By this, the musical feeling of your child can be sensitized and the joy of experimenting doesn’t miss out.

Seilerstätte 30, 1010 Vienna

Opening Hours:
daily 10AM – 10PM


Therme Wien

Therme Wien

If you have enough of the cold and want to warm up in hot water, you should
risk a jump in the thermal bath of Vienna. The Therme Wien is one of the most modern thermal baths in whole Europe and has a gigantic stretch of water with a big sauna area. Relaxing is guaranteed in the beautifully designed thermal bath.

Kurbadstraße 14, 1100 Wien

Opening Hours:
364 days opened a year
Monday – Saturday: 09AM – 10PM
Sunday and public holiday: 08M – 10PM


High Hills im Winter

High Hills – Toboggan in Vienna

During the wintertime you can do toboggan or skiing. Only for this reason a snow gun is used to cover a whole area with snow. By this you can experience real ski run atmosphere in the spotlight at night and toboggan with your sledge during the day. For this you don’t have to drive to the mountains, but still can pursue your passion. During the summer, the winter ski run is a beautiful summer toboggan run. It’s worth visiting the High Hills also when the sun is shining. You can find more information about this in our article “summer in Vienna”.

Mauerbachstraße 174, 1140 Wien


Our Hotel

You want to try out all these activities on your own and by this spend your next holiday in Vienna? Don’t hesitate to book a room in our zero-energy-consumption city hotel and snuggle up in a warm and cosy bed during the winter nights to be full of energy on the next day and ready to explore Vienna. Because of the central but still quiet location of our hotel, you can reach the most important and beautiful places in Vienna in a short space of time.

Try out one of our suggested leisure activities or stroll around the snow coated romantic city centre of Vienna. Log in into the free Wi-Fi of our hotel to plan your trip through Vienna. Of course we will help you also at the reception and show you the best opportunities to reach your favourite location in order to make your winter trip in Vienna an unforgettable experience.


© Cathrine Stukhard / Therme Wien
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