Christmas Market in Hallstatt 2016

Date: Thu, Dec. 8, 2016
Time: 11:00 — 19:00
Location:  Hallstätter Marktplatz, Marktplatz 4830 Hallstatt
Info: Idyllic World Heritage Advent in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut at yout winter holiday around Lake Hallstatt

The most silent and reflective time of year ...

Authentic customs, living traditions an6 a touch of romance can be experienced at the Hallstatt Christmas market on 8th December 2016 from 11:00 hrs - arranged by Hallstatt and Obertraun locals. Musical entertainment, arts and crafts, a winter wonderland, traditional delicacies, cookies, mulled wine and punch invite you to linger. The three-dimensional nativity scene - created by the woodworking school HTBLA Hallstatt - and a large illuminated Christmas tree convey the cosy atmosphere of the festive season.

All dog owners, who visit the stand of the Hirlatzer Trachtenverein and ask for “Ozzy” will be given a tasty Christmas dog biscuit for their four-legged best friend!

An incomparable Christmas trip to Hallstatt

Awaiting visitors are delicious Christmas cookies and spicy smoked fish from Lake Hallstatt. This is where locals and visitors from far away meet to enjoy the Christmas spirit. You can feel that the world is guest in Hallstatt! While strolling through the market, with its many stalls, you will find tasty Bratwurst sausages, imaginative Christmas decorations and handmade Christmas surprises. Warm up with a mug of mulled wine, punch or tea and get to know new friends. Enjoy the alpine flair in the Salzkammergut. An incomparable Christmas trip to Hallstatt!

World Heritage Advent in Austria

Around Lake Hallstatt: Be enchanted by the numerous events of the World Heritage Advent. Some of those events have attracted way beyond the region since many years. So just be enthralled by those highlights of the advent.

» World Heritage Advent in Austria

Don't fancy the winter blues!

Who says that you have to always take a holiday in the summer? The UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut also has its charms in November, February or March. While it may be that some attractions are only open in high season, you will be able to enjoy the unique and endless peace. Two family-friendly thermal baths within a short drive away, cosily furnished apartments as well as inns & hotels for all budgets make for relaxing hours between mountains and lakes. A small but fine excursion program will complete your holiday, far from everyday hustle and bustle, with friendly hosts around Lake Hallstatt. See you in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun.

Uncomplicated winter fun in the World Heritage

Do you long for unspoilt landscape, making your own tracks in the fresh powder snow with not a soul in sight? For those looking for a real adventure during their winter holiday in the Salzkammergut, then the special "Easy snowshoeing" on the Krippenstein, in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt is just for you: Simple, straightforward and always the complete adventure! Without obligation, simply browse through the accommodation directory of the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region and enjoy the anticipation of a wonderful winter holiday.

Information at a glance

  • Hallstatt Tourist Office
    Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut / Tourismusverband Inneres Salzkammergut
    Seestraße 99
    4830 Hallstatt
    Phone: +43-6134-8208
    Fax: +43-6134-8352

    Opening hours
    January to April: Mon – Fri 8:30 - 17:00 hrs. / Sat. 9:00 - 13:00 hrs / Son & Holidays cloased
    May to June: Mon. – Fri. 8:30 - 17:00 hrs. / Sat, Sun & Holidays 9:00 - 14:30 hrs.
    July to October: Mon. – Fri. 8:30 - 18:00 Uhr / 9:00 - 16:00 hrs.
    November: Mon. – Fri. 8:30 - 17:00 hrs. / Sat, Son & Holidays cloased
    December: Mon. – Fri. 8:30 - 17:00 hrs. / Sat, Son cloased