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, 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. 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.