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World Heritage Advent in Austria

Christmas markets and events around Lake Hallstatt

Snow is falling, the air becomes colder and colder and the most beautiful time of the year comes closer. It is Christmas time in the austrian region Salzkammergut and therewith also time for the magic atmosphere of the traditional Christmas markets in Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt, Gosau, Hallstatt and Obertraun at Lake hallstatt. Every market has its own character and its own specialties, but everywhere you will find seasonal music, delicious sweets, handcrafts, hand-made candles and much more. Be enchanted by the numerous events of the World Heritage Advent. Some of those events have attracted way beyond the region around Lake Hallstatt since many years. So just be enthralled by those highlights of the advent.

All pre-christmas events at a glance

Thu, Feb. 9, 2023 Salt mine (Salzwelten) Hallstatt, Salzbergstraße 1 Hallstatt

© Salzwelten AG

Sat, Dec. 2, 2023 13:00 — 19:00 Homeland museum Gosau, Gosau

Tue, Dec. 5, 2023 18:00 — 23:00 Market square Hallstatt and idyllic streets, Marktplatz Hallstatt

© Kraft | Traditioneller Krampuslauf Hallstatt

Thu, Dec. 7, 2023 19:00 Marketplace Bad Goisern, Marktplatz Bad Goisern

Fri, Dec. 8, 2023 10:00 — 18:30 Market Square Hallstatt (Marktplatz Hallstatt), Marktplatz Hallstatt

Sun, Dec. 24, 2023 16:00 Market Square Hallstatt (Marktplatz Hallstatt), Marktplatz Hallstatt

Sun, Dec. 24, 2023 16:15 Catholic church Obertraun, Obertraun Obertraun

Sun, Dec. 24, 2023 17:00 Churches, Bad Goisern

Free accommodation in the run-up to Christmas

Hotels and accommodation providers in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun offer the ideal room or apartment for your holidays, no matter what your tastes. Aside from establishments rated according to the international "star" scale, you will also find around Lake Hallstatt in Austria businesses that have been awarded two to four "edelweiss". The more flowers, the greater comforts you can expect. Whether you eventually find your cozy nest in an elegant 5-star luxury hotel, at comfortable guesthouse, a family-friendly apartment, or on a traditional farm, the choice is always entirely up to you.

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