Easter in Vienna

Tips for an unforgettable Easter holiday in Vienna

Also at Easter, the capital city offers a number of great highlights. You can discover Vienna in a pink tram or you can look for Easter eggs on a ship. And the numerous Easter markets are not only interesting for children – stroll through them and you will soon be in a real Easter mood.

 

The Manner Easter tram

 

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 A highlight at Easter is the Manner old-timer tram. Manner is a traditional Austrian company which is famous worldwide for its Neapolitan wafers in particular and the fact that its delicious products have pink wrapping. Also this year, both visitors to the city and locals can take a little sightseeing tour on the special pink old-timer tram, free of charge. The journey begins at Karlsplatz and continues on the Ringstrasse (the road encircling the city’s 1st district), passing points of interest such as the State Opera, the Parliament or the University of Vienna – until it reaches Schottentor, from where the return journey begins. The special guest of honour on the tour is the Easter Bunny, Manni, who gives out sweet Easter treats to all passengers.

Dates: 27.03, 28.03 and 31.03.2018
Times: Leaving at 2:10pm, 3pm, 3:50pm, 4:40pm, 5:30pm and 6:20pm
Address: Meeting point at Karlsplatz at the Otto-Wagner-Pavillon, 1040 Vienna

 

Easter Ahoy!

Are you looking for a different way to look for Easter eggs? Then it is time to set sail! Under the motto, “The Easter Bunny on Board”, children can expect an exciting adventure on the DDSG Blue Danube where a huge Easter Bunny has hidden lots of Easter treats. While Vienna passes by outside, inside Poppo the clown will amaze you with his fantastic Easter Bunny show. A buffet suitable for children and an Easter nest full to the brim perfectly round off this marine adventure.

Date: 01.04.2018
Time: Leaving at midday, planned return at 3pm
Address: Meeting point at the Reichsbrücke, Handelskai 265, 1020 Vienna
Price: Adults € 28,00 and children € 26,00

 

Self-made Mozartkugel

Mozartkugel, (literally “Mozart balls”) are small, round balls made of pistachio, marzipan and nougat which are covered with dark chocolate. They were created in 1890 and named after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This chocolate Easter workshop for children combines fun and learning. At first the children learn how to make Mozartkugel themselves and then they find out more about the famous Viennese composer, Mozart, and visit an apartment where he once lived. A varied Easter holiday programme for young guests in particular.

Date: 31.03.2018 and 02.04.2018
Time: 4pm – 5:30pm
Address: Mozarthaus Vienna, Domgasse 5, 1010 Vienna
Price: € 4,00 per person
Registration necessary: ticket@mozarthausvienna.at or at +43 1 5127191-45

 

The colourful diversity of Vienna’s Easter markets

You will find many original and unique Easter markets and celebrations in the capital. From the Easter Party in the Prater to the Old Vienna Easter Market on the Freyung and the Am Hof Easter Market.

One of the most well-known is the Easter Market at Schönbrunn Palace. Entrance is free and you can enjoy great live music and stroll around the market, marvelling at the wonderful goods on offer from around 60 stalls – from all types of eggs to ceramics, jewellery, glasswork and culinary delights.

Children are guaranteed to have a great time in the Easter Bunny Workshop, while looking for Easter eggs or taking part in the fun games organised for them.

Date: 17.03. – 2.04.2018
Time: 10am – 6pm
Address: Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Vienna

 

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