Best Time to Visit Vienna


A year-round destination

If you’re looking for a city that can be enjoyed all year round, Vienna is an answered prayer or you. Whatever the season is, there is always something fun waiting for you. Read on to brace yourself to an exciting Vienna travel.


In Vienna, Spring is the busiest time for classic music lovers. The Easter Festival begins with exciting concerts held in various churches as well as at the Theatre an der Wien. After that fun event, you’ll surely enjoy the Vienna Spring Festival to be held particularly at Musikverein. Just in case you are not aware, it typically lasts from the end of March to the second or third week of May. For sure, this event would surely bring a newer height of music elite to the one of a kind golden hall.

During the months of May and June for 6 fun-filled weeks, the Wiener Festwochen will amaze you with international stars not only in concert but also when it comes to theatre performances. Apart from that, of the most famous destinations, just prior to the summer break, is the splendid Danube Island Festival. This will be held on the last week of June. Expect huge crowds during this three-day pop event!


If it’s summer in Vienna, it doesn’t mean that there’s nothing going on in there. In fact, every evening from the month of July to September, the fascinating open air Film Festival on Rathausplatz will surely offer a higher level of celluloid classics, whether it is ballet or opera. One of the best things here is that the entrance is free. Never forget to sip cocktails under giant palm trees in SandintheCity. There are a lot of great chilling out during those warm summer nights. From the middle part of the month of July to mid-August, there would be more than 150 workshops, breathtaking performances and fabulous shows, featuring some of the finest choreographers in the world.


Whether you love opera, choristers, horses or concerts, Viennese welcome you a beautiful place. Try to visit the Alpine countryside and witness the Autumn fun as schools and different universities get back to their work. In the latter days of October, Vienna’s International Film Festival will be held for 2 weeks.


Bring your jacket when you want to visit Vienna during the winter season. The city centre is usually transformed into a welcoming open-air ballroom particularly from mid-November. In here, there are will be breath-stopping illuminations as well as Christmas trees. There are also impressive stalls selling roast scrumptious chestnuts as well as mulled wine across the city. On tip. Be sure you’ve worn boots or warm shoes to spare yourself from the chill. Also, do take note that the markets differ when it comes to size and style. If you’re after extreme greatness for kids, Rathausplatz, Freyung, Schönbrunn, Spittelberg and Karlsplatz are just some of the best places to go.

After the fun-filled Christmas season, the ball season will get underway. First on your list, experience the splendid Vienna’s Silvesterpfad or New Year’s Eve Path. Wait for the walk to start at Rathausplatz and will pass along narrow lanes, squares, while brimming with different food stalls that sell all kinds of goodies. Also, there are lively street theatre performances along with waltzing classes are given. Visit Stephansplatz and see the Pummerin bell to strike midnight. That’s a green light for the crowd that they can get started with the waltz.

Don’t miss any single event in Vienna. There doesn’t seem to be a best time to visit Vienna, just depends that you’re interersted in.  For a more worthwhile experience during your visit, make sure you know what you’re up to then be guided by the suggestions above.