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Stall at the Easter Market in front of Schönbrunn Palace

Vienna's Easter Markets

The Easter market at Schönbrunn Palace is considered to be among the most romantic Easter markets. With the Baroque palace in the background 60 exhibitors offer not only all kinds of culinary delights but also beautiful Easter decorations and crafts from all over Austria. Children having fun in the marzipan Easter Bunny workshop, making Easter flower arrangements, on the Easter Nest Hunt and in the Children's Museum, while the grown-ups enjoy the entertainment at "Jazz at the Easter Market".

The Old Vienna Easter Market at the Freyung, a beautiful old square in the Old City, piles up the largest mountain of Easter eggs in Europe every year totaling about 40,000 painted Easter eggs. There are also numerous Easter specialties from Osterpinze Easter bread to roast Easter lamb, craftwork, floristry and, for the little ones, an Easter handicraft workshop, puppet plays and a rabbit pen. The Altwiener Easter Market is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with a big party on 5 April.

The handicraft market Am Hof is packed with Easter traditions, including artistically decorated eggs and flower arrangements, and also offers pretty handicrafts. For the first time this year, an Easter market is being held in the courtyard of the Altes AKH. Surrounded by the beautiful old park on the University Campus, 25 vendors are selling their handicrafts, Easter decorations and culinary treats.

An entertaining Easter Festival awaits visitors young and old on Easter Sunday (20 April) in the Prater. There's live music, an Easter parade and a colorful children's program with theater and a spectacular magic show.

Schönbrunn Palace Easter Market

5 to 21 April 2014, daily from 10.00 am to 7.00 pm
www.ostermarkt.co.at

Schönbrunn Palace (Schloss Schönbrunn)

Schönbrunner Schlossstraße, 1130 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • 01 April to 30 June
      Daily 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 01 July to 31 August
      Daily 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • 01 September to 31 October
      Daily 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • 01 November to 31 March
      Daily 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        at main entrance portal (Schönbrunner Schlossstrasse, 3 parking spaces), Meidlinger Tor (2 parking spaces), close to Kavalierstrakt as well as Valerietrakt (2 parking spaces) and Fürstenstöckl (1 parking space)
    • Elevator available
      • 95 cm wide and 139 cm low , Door 90 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Free wheelchair rental – contact attendant at main portal (3 wheelchairs) or at Hietzinger Tor and at Meidlinger Tor (1 wheelchair each).
      Supplemental devices available for the visually impaired. Tours for visitors with with disabilities or special needs on request.
      Museum Sign Language Guide available in ÖGS and IS for the Imperial or Grand Tour, prior reservation recommended, further information:
      www.schoenbrunn.at/besucherinfo/audioguide/oegs-guide.html

    • Comments

      Access to all exhibition rooms: no steps. Freight elevator for extra wide wheelchairs: door width: 160 cm, cabin depth: 220 cm, cabin width: 156 cm.

       

Old Vienna Easter Market at the Freyung

4 to 21 April 2014, daily from 10.00 am to 7.30 pm
www.altwiener-markt.at

Freyung

Freyung, 1010 Wien

Am Hof Handicraft Market

4 to 21 April 2014, daily from 11.00 am to 7.00 pm
www.kunsthandwerksmarkt.at

Am Hof

Am Hof, 1010 Wien

Easter market on the campus of the Altes AKH

4 to 21 April 2014, Mon-Thu 12.00 am to 8.00 pm, Fri-Sun 10.00 am - 8.00 pm

Altes AKH Campus of the University of Vienna

Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Wien

Easter Festival in the Prater

20 April 2014, from 2.00 am
www.praterservice.at

Prater

Prater, 1020 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • 15 March to 31 October
    • daily, 00:00 - 00:00
  • Accessibility

    • Car parks Main entrance
      • Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        at Riesenrad (Giant Ferris Wheel) and Schweizerhaus (1.-Mai-Strasse)
    • Further information
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Wheelchair-accessible restrooms: Messegelände / Parkplatz, 1.-Mai-Strasse (in the middle), Calafattiplatz.

       

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