Experience the magic of Austria at Christmastime on a private tour of Salzburg's Christmas markets. Your guide will help you get the most from your visits to the Christmas markets of St Jakob am Thurn, St Leonhard and Hellbrunn. Shop for locally crafted wares and sample regional favorites including mulled wine or punch and roasted chestnuts or a waffle (own expense) Being on a private tour allows you plenty of time to capture photos of the festively decorated markets and to quickly locate the perfect gifts for friends and family.
Your 4-hour private tour of Salzburg's Christmas markets begins with pickup from your centrally located Salzburg hotel. In the comfort of your luxury vehicle, head to Adventmarkt (Christmas Market) of St Jakob am Thurn, located near a pretty Baroque church in Salzburg's old village square. Wander among the market stalls decorated with twinkling lights and Christmas trees at your leisure, browsing locally crafted ceramics, candles, dolls and other wares. Your expert guide will help you find exactly what you're looking for.Enjoy a bag of roasted chestnuts or a waffle and cup of mulled wine (Glühwein) or non-alcoholic punch before continuing on to the market at St Leonhard, where vendors trade unique handicrafts from Bavaria and South Tyrol, Italy. (own expense)Your final stop is Hellbrunn in southern Salzburg, where the festive Christmas market is set against the romantic backdrop of majestic Hellbrunn Palace. Admire the Nativity scene and take a stroll through the famous palace's park, where you may be lucky enough to see deer roaming freely. Your private tour of Salzburg's enchanting Christmas markets concludes with drop-off at your hotel in central Salzburg.