Christmas markets in Salzburg


The most beautiful Advent markets in Salzburg city and the surrounding area

The “Christmas markets” known in this country are a real crowd puller year after year. The Christmas market season in Salzburg starts at the end of November: whether in the old town, in Salzburg city, the surrounding area or in the idyllic Salzburg region. 

An overview of the Christmas markets in Salzburg

  An overview of the Christmas markets in Salzburg
  Salzburg Christmas market on Dom and Residenzplatz 8 km
  Advent Magic Hellbrunn 5 km
  Christmas market at Salzburg's Mirabellplatz 8 km
  Christmas market in the courtyard of the Hohensalzburg Fortress 8 km
  Advent market in Grödig - St. Leonhard 2 km
  Christmas in St. Peter Stiftskeller 8 km
  Star advent in the Sternbräu Salzburg 8 km
  Berchtesgaden Advent market 14 km
  Advent market in Bad Reichenhall 18 km
  Wolfgangsee Advent in St. Gilgen, Strobl and St. Wolfgang 72 km
  Farmer's Advent Glanegg 2 km
  Hallein Advent market 9 km
  Advent at Gut Aiderbichl 33 km
  Silent Night Chapel in Oberndorf 30 km

  and many other Christmas markets


Salzburg Christmas Market 


Advent market on Salzburg Cathedral and Residenzplatz

The Salzburg Christmas Market is one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Europe. It takes place every year in the run-up to Christmas around the Salzburg Cathedral.

Culinary at the Salzburg Christmas market

Warm up with hot punch and mulled wine, fortify yourself with traditional delicacies and nibble on sweet delicacies, typical Salzburg farmer's donuts and Haunsberger as well the hot baked potatoes.

Salzburg handicrafts at the Christmas market

On Domplatz and Residenzplatz you can buy special souvenirs from numerous stalls decorated for Christmas:
Figures for Christmas cribs, incense, Advent wreaths, handmade jewelry and much more is offered here by traditional craft businesses.


  Hellbrunn Advent Magic  


Chriskindlmarkt Hellbrunn in Salzburg city

A special highlight among the Salzburg Christmas markets is the Hellbrunn Advent Magic at Hellbrunn Palace.

Its picturesque location and the many attractions for young and old have quickly made it one of the most popular Christmas markets in Salzburg.

At Hellbrunn Advent Magic, you can stroll past the stands, enjoy culinary delicacies and buy Christmas gifts, as well as visit the traditional nativity scene exhibition in Hellbrunn Palace.

Family-friendly Advent market in Hellbrunn

The Hellbrunn Advent Magic is particularly appealing for families with children: a scout camp including a campfire and sausage grill, a large petting zoo with lots of animals, the Christmas post office, the biscuit bakery, the Christmas train and pony rides will make your children's eyes shine.


  Advent market St. Leonhard  


Christmas market near Grödig on the outskirts of Salzburg

An atmospheric and romantic Advent market awaits you around 15 minutes' walk from the Sallerhof.
The specialty of the Advent market lies in its thought of charity.

There has been an Advent market at the foot of the Untersberg in St. Leonhard for 30 years. Buy handmade Christmas decorations, traditional children's toys or regional delicacies.

Events at the St. Leonhard Advent market

Musically designed services in the church, traditional tower blowing, as well as atmospheric Advent celebrations increase the anticipation for Christmas.

Families also get their money's worth in St. Leonhard. You can bake cookies and sizzle baked apples in the Christmas bakery.


  Advent at Lake Wolfgang  


Christmas markets in St. Wolfgang, Strobl and St. Gilgen

The well-known Salzkammergut is not far from Salzburg. And here you will also find wonderful Advent markets, namely right on the beautiful Wolfgangsee!

In the communities of Strobl, St. Gilgen and St. Wolfgang you can expect homemade delicacies, handmade souvenirs and a very special flair with a Christmas atmosphere right on the lake.

By ship to the individual Advent markets

Highlights of the Advent markets on Lake Wolfgang
Every Advent market has its own landmark.

Strobl: Comet
St. Gilgen: Advent candle
St. Wolfgang: floating peace light lantern


  Berchtesgaden Advent  


Christmas market in neighboring Bavaria

Idyllically located in Berchtesgaden and only 15 minutes from the Sallerhof you will find an Advent market with numerous activities for young and old.
Berchtesgaden handicrafts, a living nativity scene and numerous stalls invite you to marvel and discover.

Tradition at Berchtesgaden Advent

During a stroll through the wintry Berchtesgaden Advent market, you will discover over twenty of the one to two and a half meter tall figures of traditional craftsmanship.

Faithfully reproduced and painted, they are eye-catching and create a fascinating atmosphere.
This is a centuries-old, unique folk art of the rural population.

Wrapped up warm, you can visit Berchtesgaden in a horse-drawn carriage or find your way in the Christmas tree maze.

getting there
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