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.

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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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