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Vienna, September 2017 – Sparkling city lights, mulled wine and a smell of burnt almonds as well as gingerbread all over the city– In winter, Vienna becomes a breath taking winter wonderland. The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna offers an imaginative program around the motto "Urban Chalet" laced with much attention to the detail, a large portion of Viennese hospitality and modern chalet flair in the middle of the city for the contemplative time. The luxury hotel on the magnificent Ring Boulevard offers impeccable views from its exclusive Christmas market high above the rooftops of the city, cocktails with alpine flair and event highlights such as the "Black Tie BBQ". The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna leaves nothing to be desired for unforgettable winter experiences.

Christmas market over the rooftops of Vienna

Between the 17th to the 26th of December 2017, the Atmosphere Rooftop Bar is transformed into the highest and most exclusive Christmas market in Vienna. With a view of the snowy and festively decorated Vienna as well as mulled wine and wintry treats, the festive time can be enjoyed especially well. It is the perfect setting for a successful year with colleagues, friends or family - for undisturbed parties, guests can rent the complete Atmosphere Rooftop Bar or the bar area exclusively. The Ritz Chalet, which is available for up to 32 persons for company or family celebrations, invites you with an exclusive delicacies and rustic Chalet atmosphere.

Alpine feeling in the Melounge Lobby Lounge

During the Advent season, the Melounge Lobby Lounge turns into a modern winter wonderland. While guests can enjoy the Après-Ski Afternoon Tea on the Advent Sundays, delicious fire tong punch is served during the week. On Christmas Eve and on New Year's Eve, an exclusive buffet is served. Wild terrine with cranberries, delicious goose and crispy chocolate mousse make connoisseurs' hearts beat faster at Christmas. On New Year's Eve guests can treat themselves with Fine de Claire oysters, lobster and pistachio financiers with berries. This is bookable for 115€ per person at Christmas and for 155€ at the Change of the Year.

Delicious treats at the Dstrikt Steakhouse

The Dstrikt Steakhouse extends the menu during the Advent season with game meat specialties from local producers. A highlight is the Advent Brunch: Guests can choose from the buffet in the hotel's own kitchen, choose their steak à la carte and enjoy free-flow champagne. Austrian Christmas specialties cannot be missed. On all Advent Sundays, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, the price is 95 Euro per person, on the first Christmas holiday 125 Euro are charged. The Dstrikt Steakhouse is the right address for a cosy brunch, but also for a stylish dinner. On Christmas Eve, the Dstrikt Steakhouse pampers the guests with a seven-course menu, on New Year's Eve with a "Black Tie BBQ" in a jazzy atmosphere. At this special event, the Executive Chef of The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna, Andreas Mahl, will serve culinary delights with a large buffet in the hotel kitchen: Ceviche of Mussel, Dry Aged Beef Fillet Tartar, Lobster Bisque with Ravioli, warm honey cake with butterscotch sauce - and of course delicious steaks à la carte.

Cocktails with Alpine Flair

A visit to the D-bar is always an experience, as bar Chef Lukas Hochmuth and his team interpret classic cocktails with a modern twist. The refined bar serves smoked drinks, spirits and specialties with molecular influences. During the Festive Season, alpine flair-inspired cocktails are on offer. On New Year's Eve guests can celebrate with a glass of the finest champagne and a cigar - in the humidor guests can choose from a wide selection of exquisite cigars.