Advent markets in Salzburg and the surrounding area

Christmas markets and excursion destinations
Advent is also the time of the special events that prepare for Christmas. Advent singing, large and many charming little Advent markets shorten the waiting time for the Christ child in and around the Lammertal.
Enjoy the quiet time and embark on a journey through Advent in the Salzburger Land. An unforgettable experience.

transform the old town of Salzburg year after year into a happy mixture of cozy warmth and pre-Christmas joy. The smells of mulled wine, gingerbread and roasted almonds are in the air, choirs sing in front of the cathedral, tower blowers join in contemplative ways for the right setting and the snow-covered roofs and domes of the old town churches as well as a visit to the traditional ones Nativity exhibitions make the mood complete.
A particularly beautiful Advent market is right next to the HELLBRUNN CASTLE, very close to the famous Hellbrunn trick fountains - stroll between the numerous stalls and experience the magic of Advent in Hellbrunn.
The atmospheric Advent market takes place high above the roofs of the city in the courtyard of the FORTRESS HOHENSALZBURG. Whether on foot or with the fortress railway - from above there is a wonderful view of the pre-Christmas Salzburg.
The popular one is particularly appealing  STAR ADVENTURE in the decorated Sternarkaden courtyard of the Gasthof Sternbräu.
The oldest Advent market in the Salzburger Land, with dignified handicraft products, is in ST. LEONHARD / GRÖDIG  to find. What you put under the Christmas tree can be found here: wonderful gift ideas, lovingly crafted wooden toys, homemade candles, artistic Christmas tree decorations, Christmas delicacies.
In the Advent markets im TENNENGAU Not only do children's eyes begin to shine, adults also enjoy the atmospheric Advent decorations. The places are filled with the smell of biscuits and mulled wine, candles. and torchlight create an enchanting ambience and get in the mood for Christmas.
Enjoy the contemplative atmosphere at  ABTENAU CHRISTMAS MARKET at the "spruced up" Abtenau market square for Advent. Atmospheric lighting, the smell of mulled wine, gingerbread and baked apples, the Christmas sounds of the musicians, handicrafts and lovingly crafted Christmas gifts - almost all products at the Christmas market are made by the locals themselves.

At the romantic Advent market at WINTER PRODUCTS in Annaberg against the backdrop of the mighty Bischofsmütze, a magical atmosphere spreads.
The magical Christmas world inside is overwhelming OLD SALINE.
Just walking in through the old salt deposit is an experience and it is also special that all the sales stands are in the buildings - ideal in any weather. The Christmas market on SILENT NIGHT PLACE in Oberndorf is right in front of the Silent Night Memorial Chapel. Let yourself be fascinated by the handicrafts, the Christmas wood carvings and the handmade Christmas decorations. Or listen to the Christmas sounds of the brass group in front of the chapel over mulled wine and chestnuts. Let me follow in the footsteps of the world-famous Christmas carol in the Silent Night State of Salzburg.
On too GOOD AIDERBICHL probably the most famous farm in the Salzburg Alpine foothills in Henndorf, there is an Advent market. Countless lights transform the hall and courtyard into a fairytale world.
Advent in the region DACHSTEIN SALZKAMMERGUT. The “quietest time of the year” in the World Heritage region Hallstatt is always something special and closely linked to art and tradition. The world heritage site dips into a pre-Christmas dress and invites you to atmospheric celebrations.
A real insider tip is that GOSAU MOUNTAIN EVENT  on a small lake in the shadow of the majestic Gosaukamm, far away from overcrowded Christmas markets. With down-to-earth products, typical Gosau handicrafts and an atmospheric supporting program, it impresses with its simplicity without kitsch.

The Christ Child is also eagerly awaited in the neighboring Salzkammergut and the fascination of living customs invites you to visit the many Advent markets.
"It'll be the same thing ..." is the motto at WOLFGANGSEER ADVENT. The far-reaching peace light lantern shines far over Lake Wolfgang on dark winter nights. The three atmospheric Advent markets in St. Wolfgang, in the candle village  St. Gilgen  and in the crèche village Strobl can also be reached with a shipping at the Wolfgangsee, past the floating one Peace light lantern, the illuminated ox cross and the wedding cross under the Falkensteinwand, from where the echo of the wind instruments echoes across the whole lake.
The Christmas market at the idyllic location MOON LAKE, in front of the picturesque basilica, give the contemplative Advent in Mondsee an atmospheric setting
Immerse yourself in the winter magic world of SCHLÖSSERADVENT at the Traunsee. The Advent market in the Seeschloss and Landschloss Ort has many highlights: real craftsmanship, concerts in the castle chapel, shuttle trips by ship and slow train and much more.
You will find craftsmanship with unusual gift ideas and Christmas traditions on a stroll through the old imperial city BAD ISCHL. A special tip for every season: a visit to the former kuk Hofkonditorei - a legend!
"Feel the time" - a suitable motto for Advent in FOREIGN COUNTRIES
with a lot of tradition and lived customs in Altaussee, Bad Mitterndorf, Grundlsee, Tauplitz and Bad Aussee where the traditional "Ausseer gingerbread" will be produced.
A unique atmosphere awaits you at Advent at the PÜRGG in the so-called “Kripperl of Styria”. On the first two Advent weekends in this romantic mountain village there is a tranquil Advent market with a landscape crib, angel bakery and guided tours in the Johanniskapelle.
Experience unique tradition and unadulterated customs when you visit the Salzburg Mountain Advent in GROSSARLTAL Take a trip to the contemplative Advent markets in the snowy mountains in Valley of the alpine pastures in the Hohe Tauern National Park holiday region and let yourself be enchanted by the contemplative atmosphere.
The Advent market in the Silent Night community WAGRAIN is one of the most atmospheric in Austria. The Wagrain cultural walk takes you to the Karl Heinrich Waggerl House and on the trail of Joseph Mohr, the poet of the Christmas carol “Silent Night! Holy Night! ”You will find peace and quiet on an Advent walk in the untouched nature of the Jägersee nature reserve.

Experience Christmas idyll in the COURTYARD IN FILZMOOS
A candlelit circular path leads you over snow-covered alpine floors from the Oberhofalm and Unterhofalm to the Almsee. Let yourself be inspired by Christmas cribs, musicians, groups of singers, Perchten, a 20m long silhouette, horse-drawn carriage ride and much more ...
When visiting the Advent town RADSTADT  In addition to the popular Christmas market, you can also look forward to contemplative Christmas hikes through the torch-lit Kaiserpromenade - a pure Advent atmosphere.
Advent time in FLACHAUER ESTATE - a musical city event with the “Fetzentalers”. Alpine Christmas melodies, stories and international Christmas carols are played and sung live.
A festive atmosphere and traditional handicrafts await you at Advent in BERCHTSGADEN LAND. Connected to a Boat trip on the Königsee and a visit to the game reserve - feel the tranquility that the landscape harbors.

In the Salzkammergut it has been the custom from time immemorial to take part in a "KRIPPERLROAS“Set out to visit various nativity scenes in private homes.
Especially in Bad Ischlin Ebensee  but also in Abtenau the "Kripperlroas" has a long tradition. During a walk or a hike through the villages you can visit landscape cribs, shadow cribs, various house cribs and "living" cribs with animals. The figures are carved down to the last detail and each one is a precious specialty.

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