Advent & Christmas in the mountains in the idyllic valleys of Austria


Waiting for Christmas in Salzburger Sportwelt with its 7 resorts Flachau, Wagrain-Kleinarl, St.Johann, Radstadt, Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Eben and Filzmoos is shortened with traditional events and Christmas markets. St. Nicholas and his devils go from house to house, as do the Carol singers. Advent wreaths abound, Christmas biscuits baked and nativity scenes displaye. On Advent hikes, horse-drawn sleigh rides and listening to brass music you capture the feeling of "Silent Night, Holy Night!". The author of the lyrics of this famous Christmas carol, Joseph Mohr, lived for many years in Wagrain, where a museum is dedicated to him and his work. Combine winter vacation, culture and anticipation with your loved ones with us - in the Salzburger Sportwelt!

Please note: many highlights take place on several days - please check the calendar of events!

The Salzburger Sportwelt, known for its picturesque villages such as Flachau, Wagrain, St. Johann, Radstadt, Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Eben and Filzmoos, offers a variety of charming Advent markets that capture the traditional Austrian Christmas spirit. Here are some of the most beautiful Advent markets you can visit:
Light Advent in St. Johann:
The St. Johann Advent market is known for its atmospheric ambience. Here you will find traditional crafts, regional delicacies and a varied supporting program.

Wagrain Advent market:
In Wagrain, you can experience a romantic market that is characterized by its authentic and homely atmosphere. The combination of Advent market and the historic cultural heritage of the village is particularly appealing.

Advent magic in Radstadt:
During Advent, the historic town center of Radstadt is transformed into a winter wonderland with a particularly atmospheric market. A lot of emphasis is placed on tradition and customs here. You can also visit the atmospheric nativity scene trail and take part in the Christmas hike.

Filzmoos Mountain Advent:
Filzmoos offers a rather contemplative Advent market. The village is known for its horse-drawn sleigh rides, which are a magical addition to a visit to the Advent market. A highlight in Filzmoos is the Christmas idyll at the Hofalm.

Advent market in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee:
This market impresses with its cozy atmosphere. In addition to the typical market stalls with regional crafts and products, there is often also a supporting program with music and special events for children. A special highlight is the Bergsee Advent in Zauchensee.

Advent in Eben:
The Advent market in Eben is an insider tip for anyone looking for something original and genuine. Here you can experience the Advent atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle.

Please note that the dates and opening times of the Advent markets may vary and it is advisable to check them before your visit.