The Salzburg Christmas markets you must have seen

Christmas markets in Salzburg

Discover the most beautiful Advent markets that you absolutely have to visit in Salzburg and give yourself an unforgettable Christmas experience in Salzburg.

Which Christmas markets are there in Salzburg? When do the Christmas markets in Salzburg start?

Read these articles to learn the answers and discover the most beautiful Christmas markets in Salzburg.

Are you looking for a Christmas market Salzburg bus tour?

Then check out our HOP ON HOP OFF bus trips to the most beautiful Christmas markets (really, we drive very close by).

The festive season has begun and Salzburg shines in pre-Christmas splendor. The Salzburg Advent markets are a truly magical experience that attracts visitors from all over the world.

Immerse yourself in the romantic atmosphere of the old town, where the festively decorated stalls stretch out next to a beautiful historic background. Enjoy the scent of mulled wine, roasted almonds and traditional Austrian delicacies prepared by the locals. Find inspiration at the Advent markets for Christmas handmade gifts and charming handicrafts.

Our HOP ON HOP OFF buses will take you to the most beautiful Advent markets in Salzburg:

Hellbrunner Adventzauber

Period: November 23 - December 24, 2023
Have you heard of the Hellbrunn Advent Magic in Salzburg?
A wonderful Advent market that is very popular with families! Enjoy the Advent atmosphere in the palace courtyard, have fun with winter water games, immerse yourself in the children's Christmas world and enjoy a festive program with singing.

Hellbrunn Advent Magic
Fürstenweg 37
A-5020 Salzburg

Opening hours:
Tuesday - Friday 13.00 - 20.00
Saturday, Sunday, public holiday 8.12:. 10.00 - 20.00
24.12. : 10.00 - 14.00 h

Take our HOP ON HOP OFF buses to Hellbrunn Palace (stop 7) to reach the Hellbrunn Advent Magic.

Salzburger Festungsadvent

Period: November 24 - December 23, 2023

Have you always wanted to experience an Advent market in a fortress? It's possible here!
If you are looking for romance, you will be enchanted by the thousands of lights and fall in love with Salzburg.

Hohensalzburg Fortress
Mönchsberg 34
5020 Salzburg

Opening hours:
Friday to Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm.

Take our HOP ON HOP OFF buses to the Palace of Justice/Nonntal (stop 9) to reach the Salzburg Fortress Advent.

Adventmarkt am Mirabellplatz

Period: November 23 - December 24, 2023

The Christmas market in front of Mirabell Palace is a culinary paradise where you can enjoy a variety of specialties.Perfect for food lovers, check it out now and find our your favorite Austrian cusine!

Christmas market on Mirabellplatz
Mirabell Square
5020 Salzburg

Opening hours:
Sunday-Thursday 10am-8pm
Friday-Saturday 10-21 h
24.12.2023 -15 o'clock

Take our HOP ON HOP OFF buses Kiosk (stop 1) or Andrä-Kirche (stop 11) to reach the Advent market on Mirabellplatz.

Salzburger Christkindlmarkt am Dom- und Residenzplatz

Period: November 23 - January 01, 2024

Are you looking for one of the oldest Christmas markets in the world? Then visit the historic Salzburg Christmas market at the cathedral and Residenzplatz and feel the festive Salzburg atmosphere.

Domplatz and Residenzplatz

Opening hours:
Monday - Thursday 10:00 - 20:30
Friday 10:00 - 21:00
Saturday 09:00 - 21:00
Sunday, public holiday 09:00 - 20:30
December 07 10:00 - 21:00
December 08 09:00 - 20:30
December 24 09:00 - 15:00
December 25 11:00 - 18:00
December 26 11:00 - 18:00
December 27 - December 29 10:00 - 20:30
December 30 10:00 - 21:00
December 31 10:00 - 18:00 or 01:00
January 01 11:00 - 18:00

Take our HOP ON HOP OFF buses to Mozartsteg Stop 10 to reach the Salzburg Christmas Market on Domplatz and Residenzplatz.

Now that you know when the Advent markets in Salzburg open and which Advent markets are taking place, you can enjoy the winter magic of Salzburg.

Get our favorite HOP ON HOP OFF buses (which pass near all four Christmas markets) and give yourself a magical tour of Salzburg's Christmas markets.

Tickets can be found here.