Christmas Markets Tour from Salzburg

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5 hours
Departs from
Mirabellplatz Bus Terminal
Returns to
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Spend a festive afternoon visiting three of the most traditional and atmospheric Christmas markets around the Salzkammergut, the picturesque countryside of Salzburg. See the famous Nativity scenes in Strobl, take a scenic boat ride to the Christmas market of St Wolfgang, and browse handmade toys and ornaments in St Gilgen, learning all about each of these popular markets from your knowledgeable multilingual guide. This afternoon tour of Salzburg area Christmas markets is a relaxing way to find unique gifts for family and friends.

Make your own way to Mirabellplatz in central Salzburg, and then travel by coach to the Salzkammergut, where you'll visit Christmas markets in three villages bordering the placid waters of the Wolfgangsee. In the idyllic village of Strobl, admire the Nativity scenes with living animals, and soak in the peaceful ambiance created by candles and lanterns glowing amid hundreds of Christmas trees. Next, enjoy a lovely boat ride to the rustic Christmas market of St Wolfgang. Pass by a giant floating lantern and the floodlit Ochsenkreuz altar and experience stunning views of Falkensteinwand mountain. Warm up with some Wolfgangsee Christmas punch in a souvenir cup and receive an Advent candle at this charming market. Your final stop is St Gilgen, which is most recognizable as the wedding church from The Sound of Music. Here you will have the opportunity to browse traditional seasonal gifts such as gingerbread, handmade toys and Christmas tree ornaments. Your guide also shares information about its connection to the Mozart family.Throughout your tour, you'll have ample opportunity to purchase gifts for loved ones (and yourself!) at the markets' stalls. After your afternoon visiting three enchanting Christmas markets, return to Salzburg where you will be dropped off at the original start point. terminal.

What's included

  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Multilingual guide
  • Boat ride on the wolfgangsee
  • Wolfgangsee christmas punch
  • Souvenir cup
  • Advent candle

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off