Cultural and traditional highlights in the holiday in Salzburg
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Traditions in the Salzburger Sportwelt

Culture and traditions play in important part of life in the Salzburger Sportwelt in Austria. Cultural events are as widespread as long-established traditions in this lovely holiday region in Austria. The eight holiday resorts of Flachau, Wagrain-Kleinarl, St.Johann-Alpendorf, Radstadt, Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Eben and Filzmoos are characterized by farming customs. Experience the roots of these traditions for yourself and visit the local history museums in Salzburger Land.

Harvest festival in Salzburgerland
Harvest festival in Salzburgerland

A good example of long-standing tradition is harvest festival in Salzburger Land. The Salzburger Sportwelt with its holiday resorts makes orginal country life come alive guests. Bringing in the annual harvest is a special occasion much celebrated by the farming population. In the Salzburger Sportwelt locals and guests alike can also savour the tasty fruits of their hard work. Restauranteurs and chefs create seasonal joys of the palate and ensure an enjoyable atmosphere with local musicians.

Celebrating Advent
Advent in the Salzburg mountains

There are plenty of traditional customs to discover on your winter holiday. Advent is a very special time of year in theSalzburger Sportwelt - the Christmas markets in Salzburger Land are traditional and genuine. After a romantic winter walk you can warm up with a glass of mulled wine at a Christmas market.

Christmas market in the Salzburger Sportwelt
Christmas market in der Salzburger Sportwelt
Christmas decoration
A change from your active holiday in the Salzburger Sportwelt:

  • Local history museum "Bruderhaus“ in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee
  • Advent programme in the Salzburger Sportwelt (view as pdf)
  • Folklore evenings in all eight holiday resorts 
  • Traditional festivals

You'd like to find out more about the customs and traditions in Salzburger Land? Don't be afraid to ask the locals in resort. The inhabitants of Salzburg are known for their warm hospitality. It won't take long and you're sitting down at the regulars' table with the owner and his friends discussiing all and sundry.

If you'd like to experience the customs and traditions in Salzburger Land, Austria first-hand, you can search for the perfect accommodation here or send us your holiday enquiry with your requirements.