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Advent

It's Advent again

"Every year again ..."
is the "Advent in the mountains" in  Salzburger Land and in the nearby Mozart city of Salzburg  A special experience.
Escape the pre-Christmas stress and enjoy the quietest and most contemplative time of the year “in Abtenau in the idyllic Lammertal.
The scenic magic of the wintry mountains, snow-covered meadows and forests, glittering snowflakes that fall very quietly from the sky - a magical atmosphere full of tranquility and beauty spreads out against the imposing backdrop of the Dachstein and Tennengebirge.
It's already very Christmas around Abtenau. Villages and cities adorn themselves in pre-Christmas splendor. Loving house decorations, radiant Christmas lights and traditional events ensure an unforgettable ambience.

Christmas scents of hot mulled wine and spicy gingerbread are in the air, candlelight and torchlight create a cozy atmosphere, Christmas tree balls shine with children's eyes, plus the contemplative melodies of a wind group. In the otherwise hectic time, it gives tranquility and peace.
While the hustle and bustle determines what happens in Advent in the cities, you can switch off in the Salzburger Land and reflect on the true values.

Can you hardly wait for the Silent Night?
Then spend a few more atmospheric days at the Hotel Post in Abtenau. Let's look forward to Christmas together in the Salzburg Winter Wonderland.

Romantic hours
by Salzburg old town   Advent is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful times in the city of Salzburg. When the first snowflakes fall from the sky, the children build snowmen in the Mirabell Gardens and the smell of mulled wine wafts through the alleys, even tough contemporaries become real romantics.

A walk over the Salzburg city mountains offers an overwhelming view of the snow-covered roofs, domes and towers of the city. The sound of the many church bells is reminiscent of the approaching Christmas festival. Climbing back down into the city, the cheerful hustle and bustle of the Salzburg Christmas market spreads cozy warmth and awakens long-forgotten childhood memories. The smell of punch and roasted almonds, hot chestnuts and fresh baked apples is in the air.

 

 

Gingerbread hearts, nativity figurines, Christmas tree decorations, toys and hand-knitted socks made of sheep's wool beckon to buy!
People are in a pre-Christmas mood. Experience the Salzburg Christmas market on a horse-drawn carriage ride through the old town and capture impressions that you will not forget for a long time!

A Calendar of events full of offers of contemplative hours, tradition and customs - the "quietest time of the year" enchants guests and locals alike every year.

Perchtenlauf Abtenau 5

Customs and culture in the Salzburg region 

Customs and culture in the Salzburg region This season of the year is celebrated in the whole of the Salzburg region and in the Mozart city of Salzburg not only with the traditional Christmas markets but also with numerous customs

Musicians and Anglöckler in St. Leonhard

Advent singing 

Traditional and contemplative What would Advent be without atmospheric Christmas music? For this reason, music should not be missing from an Advent market. There are also numerous

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