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  • Location: Salzburg, Austria
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)

Spend an unforgettable Christmas Eve in Salzburg on this tour to the Silent Night Chapel. From the city of Salzburg, travel through the breathtaking foothills of the Austrian Alps along the Salzach river valley to the town of Oberndorf, where you'll take part in a touching Christmas Mass at the historic Silent Night Chapel, a symbol of the beloved Christmas carol 'O Holy Night.'

Highlights

  • Enjoy a Christmas Eve Mass in Salzburg
  • Journey through the snow-covered foothills of the Austrian Alps
  • Soak up the winter wonderland atmosphere in Oberndorf, a quaint Salzburg town on the Salzach river
  • Attend a humbling Christmas Eve Mass at the Silent Night Chapel
  • Learn about the history and significance of the Silent Night Chapel from your guide

What You Can Expect

Salzburg Christmas Eve Tour to the Silent Night Chapel

Silent Night, Holy Night - Christmas Eve Tour to the Silent Night Chapel in Oberndorf

In the late afternoon on Christmas Eve, you'll be picked up from your Salzburg hotel and taken on a scenic drive through foothills of the Austrian Alps toward Oberndorf, where your Christmas Eve experience awaits.

Admire the dreamy winter wonderland scenery as your guide takes you along the Salzach river valley to Oberndorf, a small town in the state of Salzburg situated on the Salzach river. Here, hop out and walk to the Silent Night Chapel.

Your guide will explain the background of this historic 19th-century chapel, a visible symbol of the Christmas carol 'O Holy Night.' Every year during Christmas, thousands of visitors from around the world flock to the Silent Night Chapel for a touching, solemn Christmas Eve Mass sung in many languages.

Soak up the Christmas Eve atmosphere as you attend the Christmas Mass outside of the chapel. You'll be truly touched by this unifying experience as you sing Christmas carols with your fellow visitors and reflect on the Christmas celebration in the company of your family and friends.

At the end of the Christmas Mass, hop in the coach and relax on the drive back to the city of Salzburg.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2013

Great way to spend Christmas Eve. The Chapel was beautiful and the service was something I will remember. Highly recommended!

Peter B
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2010

A very moving experience! I enjoyed the trip!
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