Christmas Market in St. Leonhard

The Christmas Market St. Leonhard is not an ordinary one: between candles, cribs, tea, punch and toys, the thought of charity is present everywhere. Each stand will have volunteers and all proceeds will be donated to a good cause. At the Advent Market in St. Leonhard you can do something good for yourself and others: whether you buy a wonderful scented candle, beautiful christmas decorations or a cup of mulled wine - ill income goes to the lebenshilfe for people with disabilities.

Pre-Christmas Events at the Christmas Market St. Leonhard:
- Advent celebrations and musically designed festive services in the pilgrimage church of St. Leonhard near Grödig, which are being organized by singing and music gruops from Salzburg, Carinthia and Bavaria this year.
- Christmas Bakery for the little ones: in the advent bakery, with little help, your children can bake cookies and baked apples.

Address and opening hours:

Marktfeld 1, 5083 Grödig/ St. Leonhard

On Saturdays from 14:: - 19:00
On Sundays and 8th december from 11:00 - 19:00

(BUS Line 25 from Salzburg to Untersbergbahn, every 20 minutes)

Internet: Advent St. Leonhard

Christmas Market in Glanegg

At the foot of the Untersberg and in the middle of the historic Mayr-Melnhof-Manor you will find the farmer's market Glanegg, a real special one among the Salzburg Advent Markets.
It's all about game, wood and the Christmas spirit!

Big offers in a small location:
The fact that this Christmas Market is something special, is also reflected in the atmospheric supporting programm: Weisen Bläser, Krampus & Nikolo and Sleigh Rides complete the experience for young and old.

Address and opening hours:

Gutshof Glanegg, 5082 Grödig/ Glanegg

On Saturdays from 14:00 - 18:00
On Sundays and on 8th december from 11:00 - 18:00

Internet: Advent Glanegg

Christmas Market in St. Wolfgang

Visitors can experience "Advent back then" at the St. Wolfgang Advent in the villages of St. Gilgen, Strobl and St. Wolfgang.
In St. Gilgen a candle eleven meters high  and over 50 large candles lead the way to the baroque Advent Market.
Strobl turns into a romantic nativity scene and in St. Wolfgang, masters of old charftmanship can be looked over their shoulders while working. The boat takes you from place to place in an especially atmospheric cross in front of the Falkensteinwand and a floating Advent hut.

Address and opening hours:

St. Wolfgang from 24.11 until 23.12.2017 daily open, Mon.- Fri. 12:00 - 19:30, Sat.- Sun. 10:00 - 19:30
St. Gilgen and Strobl from 24.11. until 23.12.2017, Thu.- Sun. 10:00 - 19:30
From 26. until 31.12.2017 the New Year's Eve Market take place.

We recommend a visit during the week!

(BUS Line 150 from Salzburg to St. Gilgen, then by boat to St. Wolfgang)

Internet: Advent Wolfgangsee

Christmas Market in the Franziskus Castle

The extraordinary insider tip:
The Christmas Market in the Franziskischlössl is an insider tip among the Salzburg Christmas Markets. At the end of the romantic path to the summit of the Kapuzinerberg awaits a special treat!
Crackling hearths, products from the Austrian regions of pleasure and real craftmanship invite you to a special kind of experience.
Attention: Steep ascent at the beginning of the trail!

Address and opening hours:

Franziskischlössl Salzburg,
Kapuzinerberg 9, 5020 Salzburg

Sat. 25. & Sun. 26.11.2017
Sat. 02. & Sun. 03.12.2017
Fri. 08., Sat. 09.& Sun. 10.12.2017
Sat. 16. & Sun. 17.12.2017
Sat. 23.12.2017
each from 11:00 - 18:00

24.12.2017: Christmas Dinner 18:00 - 21:00
25.12.2017: 11:00 - 17:00
31.12.2017: 11:00 - 17:00

Internet: Franziskischlössl

 

Lake Königssee

Lake Königssee, Germany’s cleanest lake, situated at the highest altitude (603 m) is located in the centre of the Berchtesgaden National Park in Bavaria. Lake Königssee, which is 190 m deep and about 8 km long, is surrounded by impressive mountains, like the Watzmann, the second highest mountain in Bavaria.

Info:
Tourist Information Schönau a. Königssee
Rathausplatz 1
D-83471 Schönau a. Königssee
Tel. +49 (0) 86 52 - 17 60

Internet: www.koenigssee.com

Schafberg Cog Railway

The steepest cog railway of Austria runs since 1893 from St. Wolfgang up the Schafberg. In 40 minutes it surmounts 1190 metres of altitude and 5.85 km. – The steam locomotives are among the oldest in the world. Travel time: 40 minutes, all trains transport from 20 passengers, reservations are recommended.

Info:
Tel. +43 (0) 6138 22 32-0

Internet: www.schafbergbahn.at

Boat Trip on Lake Wolfgangsee

The paddle steamer Kaiser Franz Josef I was first launched into Lake Wolfgangsee in 1873 and was hailed as a technical accomplishment. At the moment, the fleet comprises six motor boats. The largest boat is the "Österreich", which holds 365 passengers. The fleet operates the whole year round and ferries between St. Gilgen, Strobl and St. Wolfgang.

 

Info:
Salzkammergutbahn GmbH
Markt 35
5360
St. Wolfgang
Telefon: +43 (0) 6138 22 32-0

Internet: www.schafbergbahn.at

Dachstein Sky Walk

The observation platform is located at 2,400 m on the Dachstein glacier and offers an impressive panoramic view. The Sky Walk overhangs the cliff of the Hunerkogel mountain; parts of the floor are made of glass – an unparallelled view both all around and downward!

Info:
Dachstein Gletscherbahn Ramsau
Tel. +43 (0) 3687-22042-810
Wettertelefon: +43 (0) 3687-22042-555

Internet: www.planai.at

Krimml Waterfalls

This is the highest waterfall of Europe, with a total height of over 300 m and the fifth highest waterfall in the world. A path provided by the Alpine Club leads to the 3 steps of the waterfall and opens up a unique insight into the water world. Open from the end of April to the end of October.

Info:
Tel. +43 (0) 6564 7212

Internet: www.wasserfaelle-krimml.at

Hohenwerfen Castle

The 900-year old Hohenwerfen Castle offers a comprehensive range of programs: castle tours with arms exhibition, a stylish castle inn, a knighs shop, the historical state falconry with daily flight demonstrations, the first Austrian state falconry museum, regularly changing special exhibitions.

Info:
Tel. +43 (0) 6468 7603

Internet: www.salzburg-burgen.at