Events around Lake Hallstatt -

Crib exhibition in Hallstatt

Date: Dec. 22, 2018 - Feb. 2, 2019
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Location:  Katholische Kirche St. Mariä Himmelfahrt Hallstatt, Kirchenweg 40, 4830 Hallstatt
Visit the 200 year old crib in the Catholic parish church of Hallstatt. Daily from 21st of December 2019 to 2nd of February 2020.

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200 year old nativity scene

If you are staying in Hallstatt between Christmas Eve and the official end of the ecclesiastical Christmas period, the 2nd February - Candlemas - you should pay a visit to the Catholic Church: There you will find one of the most beautiful nativity scenes within the Salzkam

Real customs

At the beginning of the 20th century a number of figures from a woodcarver from Val Gardena were added. The exact origin of numerous other figures can today no longer be precisely determined. However, this does not alter the unique atmosphere of your nativity scene visit during the regular opening hours of the Catholic Parish Church of Hallstatt. Authentic customs during your holiday in Austria - absolutely worth seeing and recommendable!mergut. The gem of Austrian nativity architecture was built at the beginning of the 19th century and has been extended step by step over the years.

Time stands still!

There is plenty to see and do in the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region. Old mines, breathtaking views, “Glücksplätze” (places of happiness) or spellbinding places of rest. But what can you do when the weather is not so nice? Our tip: A trip to the numerous churches and places of worship within the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. For these spiritual places have long been special attraction and tell, in their very own special way, the changing history of the Salzkammergut. Whether at the picturesque “Kalvarienberg” church in Gosau, in the Catholic parish church in Hallstatt with its historical ossuary or in front of the Catholic church in Sankt Agatha; here you will find peace and relaxation away from the busy world. “And time stands still!"

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