Christmas in Salzburg – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Other cities provide the magic too……

Wilbur's Travels

For a guaranteed injection of Christmas spirit, book your self a trip to Salzburg.

Running from late November you have the Christkndlmarkt, a fabulous and expansive Christmas Market selling everything you could wish for at Yuletide.

Set in the vicinity of the imposing baroque cathedral – the Dom St. Rupert, the market houses dozens of wooden cabins selling a plethora of decorations, ginger bread, toy soldiers and delicious stollen, a gorgeous and calorific Christmas cake.

The atmosphere is wonderful – you feel like you have stepped straight into a greetings card as you watch ice-skaters whilst sipping on glühwein and munching a satisfying bratwurst. For true romantics, take a horse drawn carriage around the Old Town’s cobbled streets.


Salzburg is of course most famous as the birthplace of Mozart (you can visit his birth home, where he grew up and a number of concert venues dedicated to him), but those…

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