January in Vienna



January in Vienna? Yes, you should definitely visit Vienna in January! First of all, there are fewer tourists in the city and, thus, there are fewer crowds and, consequently, you will hardly have to plan in any waiting times at museums and other sights. Second, there areso many things to do in Vienna in January. Here are five recommendations from the VOX Design Team:

Enjoy ice skating or watch the famous ice skating show “Holiday on Ice”!
There are many possibilities to ice skate in Vienna. Probably the most popular one is the “Wiener Eistraum” in front of the city hall. It is not just a normal ice skating field, but additionally there are “ice streets” through the park.
When?: 22.01.2015 – 08.03.2015
Where?: in front of the city hall
Website: Wiener Eistraum
Check out our blog entry about ice skating in Vienna: Popular Winter Activity in Vienna: Ice Skating

In case you prefer watching other people ice skating, you shouldn’t miss the show “Holiday on Ice”. An impressive show for old and young alike.
When?: 14.01.2015 -  25.01.2015
Where?: Wiener Stadthalle
Website & Tickets: Holiday on Ice

Relax at the thermal bath!
If it’s too cold for you outside, the best idea is to spend a day at the thermal bath. The one in Vienna has been renovated only recently and now is an oasis for people looking for rest and relaxation. However, the thermal bath also offers a great children area.
When?: 364 days per year
Where?: Therme Wien
Website: Therme Wien

Spend a great night at one of the famous Viennese balls!
In our last blog entry we already informed you about the famous ball season in Vienna. If you are visiting Vienna during this time, you simply cannot miss one of the great events!
When?: January & February 2015
Where?: different locations
Website: The Famous Ball Season in Vienna

Have a nice afternoon at the museum!
Vienna has so many different museums to offer. One of our recommendations is to visit the Belvedere in January as they currently have a special exhibition of the impressionist Monet.
When?: 24.10.2014 – 08.02.2015
Where?: Belvedere
Website: Belvedere

Watch a musical!
There are always great musicals to watch in Vienna. Currently, you can enjoy Mamma Mia! and Mary Poppins in the city.
When?: until June 2015
Where?: Raimund Theater/Ronacher
Website: Musicals in Vienna