Salzburg in Advent

At the most romantic time of the year

The Salzburg Christmas Market is one of the most beautiful and largest Advent markets in Europe. In addition to the well-known Salzburg Christkindlmarkt, however, there are numerous small, romantic Advent markets to discover in Salzburg. Let yourself be enchanted by Advent now and wander with us through the variety of lights of Salzburg’s Advent season.

Salzburg’s Christkindlmarkt stretches from Mozartplatz to Residenzplatz and Domplatz. Do you already feel the smell of gingerbread? Enjoy the Advent season with a fine mulled wine and delicious roasted almonds. In addition to traditional handicrafts and the finest Christmas bakery, Salzburg’s Christkindlmarkt attracts visitors with its unique ambience. Numerous visitors from all over the world get in the mood for Christmas here.

The Christmas Market at Hellbrunn

& the Christmas market at Mirabellplatz

Just outside the city is the Hellbrunn Palace. A path lined with torches leads from the Hellbrunn parking lot to the palace, which is transformed into an oversized Advent calendar during Advent. The Advent market in Hellbrunn can be reached in only 10 to 15 minutes by car or bus.

If you cross the Salzach River after a visit to Salzburg’s Christmas Market, you will quickly reach Mirabell Palace. Between the palace and the gothic Andräkirche you will find the small but nice Christmas market at Mirabellplatz.

Atmospheric Christmas markets in Salzburg

Salzburg's highest Christmas market takes place in the medieval courtyard of the fortress

Salzburg’s highest Christmas market takes place in the medieval courtyard of Hohensalzburg Fortress. Whether by fortress train or on foot, the journey to the fortress is worthwhile for several reasons. From up there, you not only have a unique view of the snow-covered roofs of Salzburg, but you can also combine your visit to the romantic Advent market with a leisurely winter walk across the Mönchsberg. From the fortress hill a path leads directly to the door of the Altstadthotel Kasererbräus. Those who got cold feet from walking can quickly warm up in the hotel’s wellness area.

More romantic Christmas markets in Salzburg and surroundings

  • Guggenthaler Advent market: In Koppl, next to the church, the Guggenthaler Advent market invites you to visit
  • Christmas market in Oberndorf: The Christmas market in front of the Silent Night Chapel
  • Wolfgangsee Advent: atmospheric Christmas markets in St. Wolfgang, St. Gilgen and Strobl
  • Advent Market St. Leonhard: The Christmas Market at the gates of the city of Salzburg
  • Christmas market at Gut Aiderbichl: Advent atmosphere with the animals
  • Christmas market at St. Peter Stift: Christmas in the middle of the Old Town

Find out about the opening hours of the individual Advent markets at the reception. Enjoy the advantages of a 4 star hotel in the middle of the old town of Salzburg!