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Vienna Shopping – Best Streets, Centers and Addresses in Vienna

Vienna Shopping Streets and Centers

If you are looking for Vienna shopping tips, I’d love to share some of the best addresses in Vienna with you. I’ve got them straight out of my personal address book. The best shopping streets are the elegant city center with Kärntner Strasse, Graben, Kohlmarkt and Tuchlauben and the bustling neighbourhood high street of Mariahilfer Strasse, which starts next to Museumsquartier.

The best central Vienna shopping centers are luxurious Ringstrassen Gallerien along Ringstrasse, well sorted Steffl Department store in Kärntner Strasse, and international luxury brand paradise Goldenes Quartier (Golden Quarter) at Tuchlauben. At Mariahilfer Strasse, don’t miss traditional departmentstore Gerngross.

Best Addresses in Vienna

You tend to get high quality products for less than in many other European metropolises; Vienna has many original shops that you won’t find anywhere else; either perfecting their tradition, evolving their traditional offer in a novel way or inventing new exciting products; You can do great gift shopping of authentic products that locals themselves use.

Austria Fashion Shopping

  • Gössl
  • Mothwurf
  • Original Salzburger Trachtenoutlet
  • Giesswein
  • Mühlbauer Hutmanufaktur
  • Ludwig Reiter

Dirndl Dresses

  • Gössl
  • Tostmann
  • Mothwurf
  • Lena Hoschek
  • Original Salzburger Trachtenoutlet
  • Lanz Trachten

Evening Dress Shops

  • INDIA
  • Elfenkleid
  • Flossmann
  • Balina Joppich

Vienna Culture Shopping

  • Augarten
  • Vienna Fabrics & Design
  • “STOFF MUSEUM”
  • Österreichische Werkstätten
  • Simon und Jakober
  • Riess enamel cookware

Austrian Jewelry

  • Skrein
  • Schullin
  • A. E. Köchert
  • Frey-Wille
  • Swarovski
  • Hartmann Brilliance

Austrian Design Shopping

  • MAK Design Shop
  • Dorotheum
  • MQ Point
  • Kunstwerkstatt
  • Kunstwerkerei

Vienna Shopping For Luxury

  • Armani
  • Akris
  • Burberry
  • Chanel
  • Hermès
  • Louis Vuitton
  • Tiffany
  • and many more

Insider Shopping

Buy ‘natural’ souvenirs at small independent shops selling regional produce, quality fashion design, fashion jewelry and homeware.

Vienna Shopping Outlet

Arguable the best designer shopping outlet for Vienna is at Parndorf. It is a 45 min drive from the city center, and houses 130 designer brand stores, from Armani, Burberry, Calvin Klein and Desigual to Hugo Boss, Michael Kors, Swarovski and Timberland. Discounts are up to 70 per cent, with additional discounts during winter and summer sales. When shopping for Austrian brands, go for Wolford and Palmers (lingerie), and homeware brands Riedel (glasses), Berndorf (cutlery) and the German brands Fissler and WMF (bakeware and knives). Find out about a private shopping and chocolate tasting tour to Parndorf.

Free Vienna Shopping Guide

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Vienna Shopping Map

Click on this map to find the best shopping streets and malls, and department stores for luxury, design and mainstream shopping.

Tax Free Shopping

If you live outside the European Union and your single Vienna shopping bill exceeds EUR 75.01, you can claim back Austrian value added tax.

Ask the seller for a Global Blue Cheque and the Global Blue Envelope that includes a list of all refund offices. (Global Blue is an international payment provider for tax free shopping.) Make sure the original invoice is stapled to the Global Blue Cheque.

When you leave Austria (or the European Union), go to the customs officer and get your Global Blue Cheque stamped on presentation of your purchase. Then cash your refund at one of the more than 700 refund offices world wide, including at Vienna airport or possibly in your home country (see the list in the Global Blue envelope). Alternatively, send the Global Blue Cheque of your Vienna shopping to Global Blue and they will transfer the money to you.

Refund offices in downtown Vienna and airport:

    • Mariahilfer Strasse 38-48

Opening Hours: Monday to Wednesday: 09.30am to 7pm; Thursday and Friday 09.30am to 8pm; Saturday 09.30am to 6pm; closed on Sunday.

    • Kärntner Strasse 19, third floor?

Opening Hours: Monday to Wednesday: 09.30am to 7pm; Thursday and Friday 09.30am to 8pm; Saturday 09.30am to 6pm; closed on Sunday.

    • Vienna airport:

AMEX airport Vienna, Pier Ost

ERSTE BANK Money Exchange, Terminal One

Interchange Austria GmbH, transit area

Interchange Austria, Terminal 3

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