Best time to visit Vienna

Ice Skating

Vienna with its Baroque palaces and cathedrals provides an ideal setting for skating rinks

Ice Skating in Vienna - Best Time
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Christoph Sammer

Vienna City Hall in the winter wouldn't be complete without a skating rink in front of it. More than 500,000 skaters take advantage of this seasonal attraction. It is especially popular during Christmas, school holidays, and Fasching.

Skating rink in front of the City Hall
Skating rink in front of the City Hall

Another interesting option is the Engelmann Ice Rink at the top of a building in the Hernals area. It provides a nice panorama of the streets of Vienna.

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