Easter in Vienna - Insider-Tips, Markets, Checklist for your perfect Weekend 2020
Tips for your visit to Vienna in the Easter Season 2020
Spring with its pleasant temperatures is approaching and of course the Easter season. Easter is the most beautiful season here in Vienna, the gardens of the coffeehouses and restaurants are starting the season, the parks awaken from the stiffness of the winter and invite you to take extensive tours of discovery. Vienna has a lot to offer at Easter, from markets and concerts to exhibitions and trade fairs to the first boat tours of the season. In addition, the whole of Vienna celebrates the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven this year with many specials. To help you find your way around such a diverse program, we have put together our "Top 3" Easter markets and a small checklist with the most recommended sights for Easter.
The Vienna Easter markets open on March 27th. Then it's time for hand-painted eggs and sweet treats. When strolling and tasting on the stands you will definitely find the right Easter gift and one or the other accessory for your Easter decoration at home.
Our Top 3 Easter Market recommendations
Schönbrunn Easter Market - 28.3.-14.04.2020: The traditional Easter market takes place directly in front of Vienna's most famous castle. In addition to culinary delights of all kinds and a large selection of Easter eggs and handicrafts, you will also find typical Viennese souvenirs here. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Easter market on Freyung - March 27th - April 13th, 2020: The best-known and largest square in the old town of Vienna celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Here you will find numerous stands that offer typical handicrafts from jewelry to knitwear and Easter decorations. This market also has a lot to offer in culinary terms.
Ostermarkt am Hof - 27.3.-13.4.2020: Surrounded by lavishly restored buildings from several epochs of Viennese history, the "am Hof" market is in the city center, not far from Graben and Stephansplatz with traditional and modern handicrafts and fine kitsch. A special focus is placed on the culinary arts, the gastronomy is open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
JOE'S TIPP: Josefshof Vouchers as a present
Do you want to give imperial gifts to your loved ones at Easter? With a self-designed voucher for the Hotel Josefshof am Rathaus you can easily do this. The voucher can be redeemed at any time for overnight stays, breakfast and consumption at the hotel bar. You can freely choose the voucher value.
Checklist for your perfect Easter Visit in Vienna
Easter breakfast in the Hotel Josefshof am Rathaus - at Easter our kitchen team surpasses itself every year. Let yourself be pampered with all kinds of delicacies from our extensive buffet - every day until 12 noon. Book now!
Easter brunch in one of the many traditional Restaurants - we recommend making an early reservation! Our Staff will be happy to assist you with selection and reservation.
A ride with the Fiaker - a ride in the historical carriages is probably the most pleasant way to get to know the inner city of Vienna. Our tip: Recently it has been offered as a so-called "Ridingdinner" with culinary delicacies from the best restaurants in the city center.
The Wiener Riesenrad - A round with the world-famous Ferris wheel should not be missed, especially at Easter. There are unique views over the city and the green Prater.
A round trip by boat - wonder at Vienna from the water, comfortably by boat. Various special and themed trips are offered at Easter.
A visit to the Heurigen - traditional delicacies accompanied by typical wines and rustic music. A classic that should not be missing when visiting Vienna.
Easter shopping whether on one of the numerous Easter markets, in the famous Viennese shopping streets such as Graben, Kärntner Strasse, Mariahilfer Strasse or one of the many small exclusive specialists around the corner.