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It really is Christmas every day in this five-floor Santa's grotto of a shop. Spangly baubles, gold cherubs, stockings and plenty of festive kitsch are what you'll find.
The shelves in this tiny shop are stocked with mineral-rich Salzkammergut salt, ranging from herby concoctions to bath crystals scented with lavender and citrus.
It’s impossible to pass this shop without gawping: an incredible 150,000 real, hand-painted eggs are spread over two glittering floors...
Gifts & Things isn’t cheap, but who can resist the gem-encrusted Fabergé egg playing The Blue Danube (€65) or the won’t-stop-whistling marmot (€8) ?
For a whiff of nostalgia and a packet of sage throat pastilles, nip into this wonderfully old-fashioned wood-panelled pharmacy, Salzburg’s oldest, founded in 1591.
Just the place if it's a tight-fitting Dirndl or a snazzy felt hat you're after.
Housed in a 16th-century townhouse, Musikhaus Katholnigg has been a music shop since 1847. This is the place to pick up high-quality recordings of the Salzburg Festival...
Pure salt from Salzburgerland and the Himalaya, herbal salts and rock-salt tea lights are among the high-sodium wonders here.
Candela is a must if you’ve always wanted a metallic German Christmas pickle (€3.50 to €10) to hang on your tree. Glittering papayas and gaudy carrots complete your festive fruit-and-veg collection.
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Perfect has the solution to carry your kitsch home. Whatever your favourite pet – poodle, Pekinese or Siamese puss – this boutique has a bejewelled purse (€12) or bag (€40) to suit.
In Getreidegasse’s narrowest house, family-run Sporer has been intoxicating local folk with Austrian wines, herbal liqueurs and famous Vogelbeer (rowan berry) schnapps since 1903.
Made in Austria, Zotter’s organic chocolate – including unusual varieties like Styrian pumpkin, ginger-carrot and mountain cheese-walnut – is divine...
The hand-carved nutcrackers, nativity figurines and filigree Christmas stars are the real deal at this traditional craft shop.
Pistachio, nougat and dark-chocolate dreams, the Mozartkugeln (Mozart balls) here are still handmade to Paul Fürst’s original 1890 recipe...
Across the road from Motzko; sells maps and guidebooks.
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