Activities guaranteed to get you in the mood for Christmas
Top 10 Advent experiences in Salzburger Sonnenterrasse
Advent in Salzburger Sonnenterrasse is about more than merely taking a break from the daily grind. It is a time when you get in the mood for Christmas with your nearest and dearest, enjoying the beauty and traditions of this special time of year to the full. Discover the many and varied opportunities the region has to offer and let yourself be swept away in the festive ambience.
Experience the calming effect of a stroll in the fairy-tale winter landscape in Salzburger Sonnenterrasse, in particular in the Goldegg am See region.
Leave the hectic pace of the daily grind behind as you glide through the snow-covered natural surroundings. The cross-country trails in Salzburger Sonnenterrasse provide you with a unique experience.
Enjoy the pleasure of skiing with all the family on the trails in Salzburger Land and experience the incomparable joy of gliding through the fresh powder snow.
Admire the fine details of this artisan craft during the traditional crib building session by Mandl Hans in Goldegg Advent market and find out more about this special tradition.
Be inspired on the “Goldegg Holy Night” hike and with the touching Christmas story by Walter Müller; experience a very special part of Advent in Salzburger Sonnenterrasse.
Sample delicious festive meals and drinks at the Advent markets in Salzburger Sonnenterrasse. From warming mulled wine to aromatic punch and roast almonds, there is something for everyone here.
Head out on a romantic sled ride around the Christmas trees and lights decorating the moor lake in Goldegg. An unforgettable experience that lets you immerse yourself in a Christmas fairy-tale world.
Visit Goldegg Christmas market during Advent and be enchanted by the backdrop of lights, torches and fire bowls.
Become part of the traditional winter solstice celebration, with an impressive solstice fire at Goldegg moor lake – a heart-warming festive highlight.
Experience the exciting ‘Perchtenlauf’ with the wild wayfarers welcoming in the new year after the Christmas market has closed. An ancient tradition that is still alive and well in Salzburger Sonnenterrasse.
Lively traditions during Advent
One of the most unique Advent markets in Salzburger Land is held in majestic Goldegg Castle, that has towered above Salzachtal since the 14th century – Goldegg’s Advent. The motto is simple and impressive: relaxation, contemplation and calm. During this traditional event, exquisite artisan craft and delicious local foods come together, framed by readings and musical interludes that create a harmonious festive ambience during Advent.
Yet what makes Goldegg’s Advent unique are the people you meet in Goldegg am See. The team at Pongau local history museum open their doors and tell visitors exciting stories about Christmas traditions in the Innergebirg (inner mountain) area. Sepp Unterkirchner, a true Pongau man, who offers romantic horse-drawn sled rides around the moor lake and to Rohrmoos blacksmiths, and Reinhard Mandl, who exhibits hand-crafted cribs throughout the year, tell wonderful stories at the Advent market.
Experience the festive Advent atmosphere in Salzburger Sonnenterrasse. Be enchanted by the traditional customs and enjoy a restorative time-out from the daily grind. Book your unforgettable Christmas holiday now. We look forward to welcoming you!