The Ball Season in Vienna
Wednesday 12, January 2011
Every year Vienna hosts more than 300 balls, some featuring as many as nine live orchestras.
The city celebrates the carnival from January until early March and the ball season reaches its peak in January and February. During this time the capital of Austria offers more than 2000 hours of dancing.
Balls are held in the many beautiful palaces in Vienna. The Imperial Hofburg Palace at the Heldenplatz is the main venue. The Emperor’s Ball starts off the ball season in grand style at the magnificent Imperial Palace on New Year’s Eve. In total, twenty glittering ball events await you at this location. The other balls are the Opera Ball, the Cafe Owners Ball at the Kaffeesiederball, the Hunter’s Ball at the Jägerball and the Rudolfina Redoute. Dancers and opera singers from the Vienna Staatsoper often perform at the openings of the larger balls. The major Viennese balls usually start at 9 pm and last until 5 am.
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If you want to make your stay in Vienna a more unforgettable experience, stay at one of these beautiful boutique hotels:
Boutique Hotels in Vienna:
The Levante Parliament
The Levante Parliament hotel is centrally located, behind the Parliament and the Viennese City Hall. Everything in the hotel has been adapted to incorporate the existing lineal and modern architectural elements.
from 120 EUR (156 USD)
The Levante Laudon
The Levante Laudon in Vienna comprises of luxury furnished apartments in a very central location, just a few steps from the Vienna City Hall. The Museumsquartier MQ and the Imperial Palace are less than 1 km from the property.
from 60 EUR (78 USD)
Hollmann Beletage Boutique
Boutique design hotel embedded in an ancient past you are surrounded with modern convenience and elegance. Hollmann Beletage Design & Boutique Hotel is located in the very heart of Vienna: St. Stephen’s Cathedral. This hotel provides Free Wifi
from 180 EUR (234 USD)
If you appreciate selected hospitality at moderate rates, the Hein Hotel at the gates of Vienna is your best choice. Enjoy a pleasant bar, a new sauna and bio sauna, and a fitness room equipped with state-of-the-art exercise equipment. All the single, double and triple rooms are comfortable and equipped with modern conveniences. This hotel provides Free Wifi
from 79 EUR (103 USD)
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