Easter Markets in Austria

Easter in Austria brings out more colours than you could imagine. The various Easter Markets invite you to experience regional traditions under the blanket of the delightful spring sunshine, and a grand selection of concerts fill the evenings with musical delight.

Villach Easter Market / Carinthia

A colorful mix of all kinds of souvenirs and gift items. In addition to traditional Easter handicrafts such as decorative candles, treat yourself to mouth-watering farm products from Carinthia like ham and sausages.

26th March - 4th April 2015, daily 10:00 a.m. - 07:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.

More information
Villach-Warmbad / Faaker See / Ossiacher See Tourism
Tel.: +43 (0) 4242/ 42 000
office@region-villach.at, www.region-villach.at

Easter Market Schönbrunn Palace /Vienna

The Baroque surroundings of Schönbrunn Palace provide the ideal setting for the main Easter Market in Vienna, where seasonal customs, regional culinary titbits and typical traditions come together in a colorful array.

21st March - 6th April 2015, 10:00 a.m. - 06:30 p.m.

More information
MTS - Marketing Tourismus Synergie Wien GmbH
Tel.: +43 (0) 1/ 81 74 16 50
info@ostermarkt.co.at, www.ostermarkt.co.at

Easter Festival Tirol

Under the title "Mut" (Courage), the 2015 Easter Festival Tirol will once again be presenting a delicately balanced blend of religious compositions, expressive dance and outstanding chamber music at various venues across Tirol, including the Innsbruck Congress Centre.

20th March - 5th April 2015

More information
Osterfestival Tirol
Tel.: +43 (0) 5223/ 53808
office@osterfestival.at, www.osterfestival.at

Traditional Easter Market at the Open Air Museum / Salzburg

Egg decorating, tying "Palmbuschen" bouquets, and everything you need to fill the Easter basket including ham, eggs, bacon, butter, cheese, sausages, honey, home-made bread and candles. All products are derived from local farms and sold directly by the farmers at the Open Air Museum's traditional Easter Market. Takes place in any weather!

28th March 2015, 10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

More information
Salzburger Freilichtmuseum
Tel.: +43 (0) 662/ 85 00 11
salzburger@freilichtmuseum.com, www.freilichtmuseum.com

Easter in Graz / Styria

The Franziskanerplatz Easter Market is the place to go when visiting Styria's capital of Graz for regional meat, schnapps and cheese specialities. For crafts and traditional gift items, head straight to the Easter Handicraft Market on Hauptplatz. And those who like the sound of browsing a colourful collection of international merchandise can shop to their heart's content at the market on Tummelplatz, with goods from across the world.

27th March - 4th April 2015

More information
Graz Tourism
Tel.: +43 (0) 316/ 80 750
info@graztourismus.at, www.visitgraz.com

Source: Austria Info