Guided tour

Vienna: Christmas Markets Tour

4.6 / 5

42 reviews

Activity provider: Prime Tours

Vienna: Christmas Markets Tour

Activity provider: Prime Tours

From US$ 75.32 per person

Get into the festive spirit of Christmas on a walking tour of some of Vienna's traditional Christmas markets and see holiday decorations and handicrafts that reflect the season. Warm yourself up with some hot punch and delicious food at the stands.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Feel the festive cheer all around you as you explore Vienna's Christmas Markets
  • Taste delicious hot punch with extra rum, and a traditional Christmas treat
  • Hear about Vienna's Christmas traditions and culture from your tour guide
  • Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of 4 Christmas Markets in Vienna
  • Head off the beaten track to discover Vienna's hidden gems and lively districts
Full description

Meet a local guide to get an insider's perspective of the Christmas markets of Vienna. Take a walking tour through these iconic holiday hotspots and visit 4 favorite locations in the city's alternative districts. Delight your taste buds with heartwarming mulled wine and delicious treats. Explore each market and its stalls to Immerse yourself in the traditions of the holiday season. Drink hot punch boosted by extra rum and enjoy Christmas cookies to munch on along the way. Hear fun stories, see modern and traditional Christmas markets, and wander the streets of hipster districts. Look for Christmas gifts at market stands festooned with homemade items and festive artifacts, and taste some delicious sweets that will get you into the holiday mood.

  • Tour guide
  • Skip-the-line market entry
  • Mulled wine tasting
  • Cookies
  • Food tasting
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Full meal
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet at the Mariahilfer Kirche (Church), Mariahilfer Straße 50, 1060 Vienna. When taking the metro (U3 line), exit at Neubaugasse. Then walk 2 minutes until you see the small Christmas market in front of the church. Here you will see your guide with a yellow umbrella near the entrance of the church.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Scarf
  • Warm clothing

Not allowed

  • Shorts

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • The activity's walking distance is around 2 kilometers
  • Non-alcoholic drinks are available on request
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 42 reviews

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Rita was a fantastic tour guide! She was very knowledgeable of the history and she knew the best spots to have a taste of Vienna that were not part of the typical “tourist traps.” I would highly recommend this tour to anyone that would like to see the more traditional and overall best Christmas markets.

December 15, 2022

The group size was perfect. The vendors we visited had high-quality products and were very accommodating to the tour. We had been to the Christmas Markets all week, and our guide managed to provide the food we had not tried yet. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable about the Christmas Markets and Vienna's History. She was incredibly sweet and chatty. For the price, the tour and food were incredibly worth it.

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November 28, 2022

Very nice tour with a lot of information about Vienna and its Christmas markets. The choice of markets was also good. The highlight is of course the Spittelberg Christmas market. Under Guide Aldo led us through the markets really well and in a friendly way and I recommend it to everyone.

December 12, 2019

Product ID: 75967