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is December a good time to visit Vienna

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is December a good time to visit Vienna

Hi, I am planning to travel to Vienna in this December. However, the weather there in Dec seems quite cold. I am wondering should I go this December or wait until next March or April maybe?

In addition, I am planning to stay there around 4 days. Will it be too long to stay in one city?

Thanks a lot for your reply.

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1. Re: is December a good time to visit Vienna

Hi Yvonne. Advent is a great time to visit Vienna especially with its world famous Christmas markets. Yes it can be chilly, but Glühwein and/or a coffee will sort that out. I don't think four days is remotely too long.

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2. Re: is December a good time to visit Vienna

Vienna is a classy city to visit. Am envious of your ability to visit in December.

Agree with Norman, 4 days is not too long at all. With some research, you'll quickly find that there is much to do and see in Vienna to keep you very busy for that amount of time.

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3. Re: is December a good time to visit Vienna

Linking to a similar thread on the Vienna forum of a TA Member asking about staying for one week in December.

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4. Re: is December a good time to visit Vienna

I went to Vienna for the first time last December and spent 4 days there (the first week of December), and with the Christmas decorations and Christmas markets, it was magical. I saw and did a lot in those four days, and I would have liked another day or two to explore more.

The weather was chilly--around 0° C to 5°C--and there was a day of light rain then light snow at night, making having an umbrella necessary.

Enjoy.

Zed

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5. Re: is December a good time to visit Vienna

I will be taking a river cruise, starting in Vienna, Austria on Dec. 1st. visiting the holiday markets. My German is really poor, will I find a language problem?

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6. Re: is December a good time to visit Vienna

No, English is widely spoken.

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7. Re: is December a good time to visit Vienna

Vienna is very much open to the English language!

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8. Re: is December a good time to visit Vienna

Thank you for answering so quickly. I do know please and thank you in German and hopefully my accent isn't too bad. Now if I can just relax about the Euro. :)

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