- Guided tour of the most festive Christmas markets of the Salzkammergut from Salzburg
- Stroll through the idyllic Strobl Christmas market, decorated with Nativity scenes with living animals
- Enjoy a scenic boat ride to the St Wolfgang market, where you sip Wolfgangsee Christmas punch in a souvenir cup
- Browse local crafts and foods at the St Gilgen Christmas market
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What You Can Expect
Arrive first in the charming village of Strobl. Walk among the animated Nativity scenes, each crèche filled with living animals. Feel festive in the glow of lanterns, candles and hundreds of Christmas trees as you enjoy some time to shop at each stall.
Afterward, climb aboard a boat for a ride to St Wolfgang. Witness gorgeous views of Falkensteinwand mountain as you glide past the floodlit Ochsenkreuz altar. Fill your souvenir cup with some hot Christmas punch at the market and receive an Advent candle to take home.
Continue to St Gilgen, best known for its charming wedding church that appeared in The Sound of Music. Peruse the market’s seasonal offerings, such as ornaments, gingerbread and handcrafted toys. Learn about the town’s connection to the Mozart family while you wander, with plenty of time to purchase gifts.
After a festive afternoon of exploring and shopping, your tour will conclude with transportation back to central Salzburg.
Well planned out.
We enjoyed this tour as we spent just the right amount of time in each market. Unfortunately the boat was a little delayed but the weather was not good so we didn't miss out too much on the final market. It was a shame that the area had not received any snow but the journey to the markets was still enjoyable especially seeing the Red Bull Offices. The small gifts we received were also nice souvenirs of the tour.
I enjoyed it very much...very refreshing experience...a different approach to a Christmas Markets trip...boat ride, time to explore each Christmas Market village, listen to Christmas Carols played by a brass band , even a small group...very Christmasy!!! Would love to do it again!
Very very nice, but needs more time in each of the markets
This tour was one of the highlights of my 12-night stay in Salzburg in December 2012. You visit three different villages, with a boat ride in between, and the entire day is magical.
We loved this tour. We got to see the Christmas Markets and everything was so pretty. The boat ride was very enjoyable and the scenery on the lake was so beautiful.
Bryan A Australia
Great tour and extremely well organised. It was nice to have a local person to assist us getting around the Christmas markets and taking us to the best ones. It was an excellent tour and well worth doing. Make sure you wear warm clothes.
Excellent day tour from Salzburg.
absolutely brilliant. we booked for another trip the next day with the same company. Excellent
Beautiful!! The spirit, meaning of light and colour at the different markets were amazing... if anybody have the opportunity to do this tour during christmas time.....drink a waldbeeren punsch or gluwein to keep warm, but do it!