Salzburg Christmas Markets 2017

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Salzburg Christmas Markets 2017

 

Salzburg Christmas Markets 2017 are in Mozart’s hometown wich is one of the favourite destinations for Christmas Markets lovers. The offer is so wide that it will be hard to choose.

Historischer Salzburger Christkindlmarkt – Salzburg Christmas Fair
17.11. – 26.12.2016
Dom- und Residenzplatz
On Cathedral and Residenz Square, in Salzburg’s historic city center
from Monday to Thursday from 10.00 am to 8.30 pm
Friday from 10.00 am to 9.00 pm
Saturday from 09.00 am  to 9.00 pm
Sunday from 09.00 am to 8.30 pm
24.12 from 09.00 am to 3.00 pm
25.12 from 11.00 am to 6.00 pm
26.12 from 11.00 am to 6.00 pm

Program of events such as choral singing in front of the Cathedral, “Turmblasen” (wind instruments) on Residenz Square each Saturday, Nativity exhibits in the Residenz courtyard, and much more.
The tradition and ambiance of Salzburg’s Christmas market make an ideal setting to start off the Christmas season. Every year visitors are enchanted by the charm of Cathedral Square, the traditional booths, the strings of light and the quality of the diversified items on sale.
Come and enjoy some of the magic this year: from traditional handicrafts, fine baked goods, aromatic tree ornaments and various objet d’art for the Christmas season. Salzburg’s Christmas market is a feast for all the senses: the delicious scent of mulled wine wafts around booths adorned with precious, decorative, old and new items.
Performances by traditionalSalzburg choirs and children’s school groups lure a crowd of visitors year after year.

 

Magic Advent market
17.11. – 24.12.2016
Courtyard of Hellbrunn Castle
from Monday to Friday:  from 1.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: from 10.00 pm to 8.00 pm
24.12: from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm
The Courtyard of the Castle of Hellbrunn is the backdrop to one of the most charmed Christmas Markets in Austria. Here there are also some initiatives for children.

 

Salzburg Christmas Fair in Mirabellplatz
17.11. – 24.12.2016
Mirabellplatz, Goethestraße
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm*
Friday & Saturday: from 10.00 am to 9.00 pm*
24.12: from 10.00am  to 3.00 pm*

Square Mirabel is an easily accessible city of Salzburg, the proximity of public transportationand parking. The Christmas Market in Mirabellplatz is an experience to try

*tbc

Stern Avvent Markt
18.11.2016 – 06.01.2017
Sternbräu courtyard, close to Getreidegasse and Griesgasse
daily from 30.10 to 19.00
Friday, Saturday and holidays from 10.30 to 20.30

Stern Christmas Market manages to marry the beauty and charm of Christmas stands to the quiet of  smaller streets of the city. For a relaxing holiday shopping.

 

St. Leonhard Christmas Market
27.11. – 20.12.2016
St. Leonhard Sanctuary
Saturday: from 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm
Sunday & 8.12 from 11.00 am to 7.00 pm

The Market is located near the Sanctuary St. Leonhard. Traditional Christmas Market &  music programs.

 

Advent market in the Courtyard of Hohensalzburg Fortress
25.11. – 18.12.2016
Courtyard of Hohensalzburg Fortress
Advent Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays:  from 10 am to 7 pm

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.

Romantic Christmas market in the Fortress Hohenwerfen
03.12; 04.12; 08.12; 10.12 & 11.12.2016
Fortress Hohenwerfen
from 13.00 to 19.00
Romantic Advent market on the Fortress of emotions with an impressive program for the whole family.

 

Children

For lovers of magic and romantic atmospheres, a promenade on board of a carriage on the slopes of mount Untersberg is something absolutely not to miss.

 

Salzburg is enlivened by gastronomic stands and shops of every kind. All the city squares have their own little market, and the magic of the event is accompanied by indoor or open-air concerts, purposely arranged for the occasion.
Events such as choirs and concerts take place in front of the city cathedral. In Residenzplatz (Residenz Square) the typical Turmblasen (concerts with trumpets) take place on Saturday, while in the courtyard of the Residence a Christmas crib is staged.

For lovers of magic and romantic atmospheres, a promenade on board of a carriage on the slopes of mount Untersberg is something absolutely not to miss.

In proximity of the market a representation of the Nativity stable is staged, with real animals and a playground for children.

How to get there and car parks

By plane

Salzburg W.A. Mozart International Airport.
From the airport you can make use of the bus to reach the city. The bus journey takes 30 minutes and connections are every 15-20 minutes.

By car

From the border to Arnoldstein, follow the Highway A2 to  Villach, then  highway A10 to Salzburg.
NB. All vehicles in the Austrian territory are required to display a mark (vignette) which permits to drive on all state highways  and expressways. The mark can be purchased just after crossing the border.

Car parks

Car parks in the city are numerous, but they all require a parking fee. We suggest to leave your car in one of the parking areas which offer a parking ticket+ bus ticket service. The most important car parks offering this service are located in the north  and south part of the city.

Salzburg

For additional information on Mozart city you can visit our website  Salzburg Guide


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