In the Salzkammergut the most silent time of the year is not only sung about, but also celebrated. The atmospheric anticipation of the Christ Child can be felt by everyone.
Thousands of lights shine at the Wolfgangsee. Even from a distance the huge floating lantern shines over the lake. The Wolfgangsee boat trip takes you comfortably to the three Advent markets in St. Gilgen, Strobl and St. Wolfgang. One of the most beautiful Advent markets in Austria.
Advent, the quietest and most contemplative time of the year, has many cherished traditions and customs, which should not be neglected even in this rather challenging year: The Nussdorfer Nativity scene, the Nussdorfer Adventfenster, the Christkindl post box in the Bienenhof in Attersee or the Christmassy decorated Attergaustraße in St. Georgen will be there again this year. Soak up the magic of the pre-Christmas season at various Advent events in the region or use the Attersee-Attergau region as a central starting point for numerous Christmas markets and events in the area.
Beautiful, traditional Advent markets, lively customs and Christmas events increase the anticipation of the big festival.
The little imperial town on the Traun River is bathed in a particularly Christmassy dress and offers many Advent highlights, from the Kaisereis to the Ischl craft culture to a top-class cultural programme.
Cosy, peaceful, traditional, with many cultural events such as the Krampus Run, the beautiful Hallstatt Christmas Market and the romantic Master Avent.
The "Advent of the Villages" with its seven Advent markets is varied and atmospheric at the same time. The romantic Advent market in Schloss Fuschl, for example, enchants visitors with its historical ambience, music is played in Fuschl am See and lambs bleat in the living crib under the lime tree in Faistenau during Advent.
The picturesque Mondsee lake in Advent enchants guests and locals alike. The Christmas market in front of the picturesque basilica has a very special, idyllic flair.
The famous castle Ort in Gmunden is the atmospheric setting for the popular castles Advent. In the Christmas village Traunkirchen the waiting time for the Christ Child can be spent in a particularly romantic way.