Small-Group Christmas Market Tour in Salzburg with a Guide

Join us for a little pre-Christmas flair in the historical city center and learn interesting facts about the Salzburg Christmas market or our local Alpine traditions. In 90 minutes visit the best sights of the Old Town and also hear the fascinating story about the world famous song “Silent Night, Holy Night”. We’ll give you insider tips on the best Christmas shopping, explore the hidden charms and peculiarities of the city, its culinary delights and traditional crafts. Don’t forget to taste the best Glühwein or another hot drink at the end of the tour before enjoying more Christmas spirit in Salzburg.

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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Snacks
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
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    Stop At: Residenzplatz Market, Residenzplatz 1, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    We will meet at the residence square and walk around the Christmas market. Learn who lived in the Residence building, why Christmas markets were important to people, where to still find real arts and crafts from Salzburg, how salt trade impacted life here or what kind of traditions happen during the Christmas season.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Salzburg Cathedral, Kapitelplatz 2, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Visit the Salzburg Dom and be amazed by the beautiful baroque design from the 17th century. Find 7 organs inside, a beautifully handcrafted manger and a historic baptismal font. Learn about the story of the song Silent Night, how christmas traditions developed and how locals celebrate Christmas​ in this church.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), Sankt-Peter-Bezirk off Kapitalpl., Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Stop at one of the oldest Benedictine monasteries Europe's to learn about Salzburg's history, the musicians Michael Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Next to the monastery is the beautiful cemetery with all the wrought iron crosses, one of Europe's oldest Restaurant, small hidden areas decorated beautifully for Christmas. Also, follow the smell of freshly baked bread to the oldest bakery in town.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Salzburg Festival, Hofstallgasse 1/5020, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Many Christmas performances happen here in this big Festival Hall since the last century. Already the van Trapp family started their career with a choir contest in Salzburg. Listen to some interesting stories before going on to the next sight.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Getreidegasse, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    W.A.Mozart was born in the most famous shopping street. He started his career with his sister early in life. The Mozart Museum is worth a visit during your stay. We will talk about his life in front of the building to be able to also see the buildings and shops.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Alter Markt, Goldgasse, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    This square offers well-known coffee houses or candy shops. Try one of the famous Mozartkugel (chocolate) from a shop and find out how or where they are made.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Residenzplatz Market, Residenzplatz 1, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Back at the Salzburg Christkindlmarkt, you will see the Christmas tree with many lights. Learn about the tradition of the trees, the purpose of a green tree, the traditions and celebrations during the winter season.

    Finish the tour, warm up with a warm drink and delicious local food at one of the food stands with homemade delicacies.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Residenzpl. 1, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Departure Time :
    4:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-31957P2

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