12 things you only get once you’ve celebrated Christmas and New Year in Austria

12 things you only get once you’ve celebrated Christmas and New Year in Austria

The Christmas season in Austria starts in late November - and there are many deeply-rooted folk traditions which can come as a surprise to the uninitiated.

Coronavirus: Can Santa enter Austria on Christmas Eve?

Coronavirus: Can Santa enter Austria on Christmas Eve?

Eight unmissable Christmas experiences in Austria

Eight unmissable Christmas experiences in Austria

Recipe: Three seasonal twists on classic Bavarian Kipferl cookies

Recipe: Three seasonal twists on classic Bavarian Kipferl cookies

Here comes Santa Claus (with his satanic sidekicks)

Here comes Santa Claus (with his satanic sidekicks)

Nine of the best Vienna Christmas markets

Nine of the best Vienna Christmas markets

How will skiing look in Austria this winter?
FOR MEMBERS

How will skiing look in Austria this winter?

German word of the day: Der Dominostein

German word of the day: Der Dominostein

‘We are well prepared’: Salzburg wants to open ski resorts before Christmas

‘We are well prepared’: Salzburg wants to open ski resorts before Christmas

Sending post in Austria before Christmas? Here are the dates you should know

Sending post in Austria before Christmas? Here are the dates you should know

Santa analysis: Claus and Europe feel Brexit pinch, as will UK’s Christmas

Santa analysis: Claus and Europe feel Brexit pinch, as will UK’s Christmas

Iconic Christmas tree in front of Vienna’s Rathaus taken down

Iconic Christmas tree in front of Vienna’s Rathaus taken down

Vienna auction house sells undelivered parcels

Vienna auction house sells undelivered parcels

Christmas trees fly for free with Austrian airline Niki

Christmas trees fly for free with Austrian airline Niki

Priest tells schoolchildren Christkind doesn’t exist

Priest tells schoolchildren Christkind doesn’t exist

Eat, shop and make merry at the UNWG Festival Bazaar

Eat, shop and make merry at the UNWG Festival Bazaar

The best Christmas markets off the beaten track

The best Christmas markets off the beaten track

Earliest known text of Silent Night carol found

Earliest known text of Silent Night carol found

Austria’s most magical Christmas markets

Austria’s most magical Christmas markets

Mild temperatures dash white Christmas hopes

Mild temperatures dash white Christmas hopes

Shops hope to cash in on public holiday

Shops hope to cash in on public holiday

Vienna’s Christmas markets not canceled

Vienna’s Christmas markets not canceled

Travel the world at the UNWG Festival Bazaar

Travel the world at the UNWG Festival Bazaar

Vienna Christmas tree given new life

Vienna Christmas tree given new life

White Christmas unlikely for most of Austria

White Christmas unlikely for most of Austria

The best Christmas markets in Austria

The best Christmas markets in Austria

Vienna voted Europe’s third best Xmas market

Vienna voted Europe’s third best Xmas market

Woman beaten by man dressed as Krampus

Woman beaten by man dressed as Krampus

Christmastime is ‘dangerous’ for children

Christmastime is ‘dangerous’ for children

Prepare for Christmas like an Austrian

Prepare for Christmas like an Austrian

Christmas delights for children in Vienna

Christmas delights for children in Vienna

8 places to enjoy a cosy Christmas dinner in Vienna

8 places to enjoy a cosy Christmas dinner in Vienna