Advent in Salzburg
Advent market in the courtyard of Hohensalzburg Fortress
Nov. 27 – Dec. 20, 2015
Advent high above the city’s rooftops – A charming Advent market will be held high above the city’s rooftops in the courtyard of Hohensalzburg Fortress. Whether you arrive on foot or by funicular – it affords a stunning view of Salzburg and its Christmas decorations. Countless market booths and a colorful entertainment program transform the medieval castle courtyard into an enchanting marketplace offering local handicrafts, exceptional gift ideas and culinary delicacies. Children will have fun making their own apple-men, straw stars, ice flowers, angels, gift tags and many other objects. Brass concerts and dance music add to the festive spirit of the season. The traditional “Christ Child Salute” by the Armed Fortress Guild will take place at noon on December 24.
Stern Advent with Winter Market
Nov. 19 – Jan. 6, 2016
Hand-painted Christmas ornaments, elaborate holiday decor, handcrafted candles, porcelain angels and many other gift ideas can be found at the enchanting Christmas market at Sternarkaden.
Advent at Stiegl Brewery
Nov. 26 – Dec. 20, 2015
Romantic Advent market in the inner courtyard at Stiegl Brauwelt with beer specialties such as mulled or bock beer, elegant arts and crafts, background music and festive events.
Advent market at the Franziskischlössl/Courtyard
Nov. 28 – Dec. 27, 2015
Advent market featuring special delicacies from the Austrian “Genussregionen” as well as traditional handicrafts. A wonderful opportunity to pamper your palate and enjoy dining around an open fire during the pre-Christmas season.
Shuttle service from 3 pm, from/to Kapuzinerkloster
Advent market at the Gwandhaus
Nov 28 & 29; Dec 12 – 13, 2015
Enchanting Advent market, elaborate handcrafted gifts, culinary delights and a diversified entertainment program. www.gwandhaus.com