Things to do in Vienna March 2017. The start of spring leads to all sorts of cultural mushrooming in Vienna. Learn more about the best exhibitions, a secret courtyards tour, a Vienna Woods tour and more.
Things to do in Vienna March 2017. When icy winds finally stop to slap your face a secret courtyards tour gains attraction. My homecity boasts more than a dozen 16th to 18th century courtyards, called Pawlatschen. What is almost more secret than their locations are the stories around them. I joined private guide Regina on such a tour and loved it. Read more.
Things to do in Vienna March 2017. Why should only local residents get great food for a bargain? Austria’s largest gourmet event ‘Wiener Restaurantwoche’ is almost exclusively promoted to Viennese. Hence their website is in German only but works for getting the names of the participating restaurants.
Date: 6th to 12th March 2017
Location: more than 70 top restaurants in Vienna and beyond
Prices: EUR 29,50 for a three course meal, EUR 14,50 for a two course meal.
Vienna State Opera Specials
Things to do in Vienna March 2017. Take a world renown baritone and a celebrated coloratura soprano and they will fill the Vienna State Opera single handedly. Siberian opera singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Slovakian opera diva Edita Gruberova will perform in Vienna each for one evening only. Dmitry will sing ‘unplugged’ from complex opera plots. Just listening to this man sing Mozart, Puccini and Verdi will take you to the essence of great opera. Edita Gruberova will sing some of her most legendary opera roles, accompanied by an acclaimed pianist. Expect to join a much talked about operatic highlight.
“He is sending aficionados the world over into a collective swoon.” – VANITY FAIR
“Not from this world…” – BERLINER ZEITUNG about E. Gruberova
Things to do in Vienna March 2017. Each year, the Vienna Symphonic Orchestra performs its Spring in Vienna concert around March, covering Mozart, Beethoven and Strauss music. There will be a lovely Beethoven concert around that time. And the chance to listen to a top quality orchestra playing Mozart, Haydn and Brahms in the Golden Hall of Wiener Musikverein. Find more spring and Easter concerts in Vienna.
Extra Tip: Wiener Musikverein’s Golden Hall hosts an opportunity for sophisticated fun. On 1st March listen to pathos and ridicule of excellent French opera classic Don Quichotte, based on Miguel de Cervantes classic novel.
Things to do in Vienna March 2017. The Mozart opera Don Giovanni will be on stage at the Vienna State Opera throughout March. On the more dramatic side, German and French composers Richard Wagner, Charles Gounod and Jules Massenet will have their Tristan und Isolde, Faust and Werther staged in top productions at the Staatsoper.
Things to do in Vienna March 2017. It will be his last world tour before the 70-year old Spanish tenor takes back a gear. In his luggage he will carry marvellous tunes from the best operas, operettas and musicals as well as enchanting music from the Mediterranean. Carreras had performed in Vienna several times. If you are around, listen to him and wave good bye.
Date: 22nd March 2017
Location: Wiener Konzerthaus, Lothringer Strasse 20, 1030 Vienna
Tickets: get tickets
Things to do in Vienna March 2017. Visiting grand places sometimes leave me a little hollow: I need to explore a place’s soul and find memorable encounters. Even if I pluck up the courage and start a conversation with a local, it will mostly be small talk.
With the Vienna Coffeehouse Conversations you will share a table with a local Viennese in a traditional café. And you will get to discuss the truly interesting things of life in no time. Find out more.
Date: 23rd March 2017
Location: Café Ministerium, Georg-Coch-Platz 4, A-1010;
Other Things to Do in Vienna March: Vienna Woods
Things to do in Vienna March 2017. In March, the Vienna Woods are waking up from hibernation. Half a day will be enough for you to explore a diverse range of sites, such as Crownprince Rudolph’s hunting lodge in Mayerling (where he and his girlfriend committed suicide), Helenental valley, historic Heiligenkreuz Abbey, and a spectacular large underground lake. This is a good way to see Vienna’s surroundings and one of the locals favourite weekend spots.
Learn more about the Southern Vienna Woods Tour.
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