Enjoying culinary delights and gift ideas Christmas markets in Linz
A stroll around the stalls, sampling the products, buying beautiful Christmas gifts, being tempted by the delicious smell of the sausages barbecuing over charcoal – a visit to one of the many Linz Christmas markets heightens pleasure of the run-in to Christmas!
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Christkindlmarkt at the Main Square
A backdrop like something out of a fairy tale frames the traditional Christmas market on the main square. In the midst of the baroque town houses, the festively lit market stalls stand around a magnificently illuminated Christmas tree, which becomes an eye-catcher every year. Visitors can stroll between the little huts. It is the market of artisans with homemade Christmas tree decorations, pottery and glassware, jewelry and other lovingly crafted goods. In between, you can strengthen yourself with many culinary delicacies.
Christmas Market Volksgarten
The Christmas market in Linz's Volksgarten is a paradise, especially for children. In addition to the rides, the Christmas crib with life-size, hand-painted figures and the lovingly designed stable is also an attraction. Embedded in the park with illuminated trees and in front of the festive music theater, the Christmas market spreads a beautiful atmosphere. Here visitors can not only walk from stall to stall, but also discover several fairy tale huts with moving figures. Craft demonstrations, musical groups and the culinary delights bring unforgettable moments.
Advent at the cathedral
This year, for the first time, an Advent market will take place on Linz's Domplatz, against the impressive backdrop of the Mariendom. High-quality culinary delights, genuine handicrafts and the unique atmosphere at Linz's Mariendom - these are some of the ingredients for a soothing break from the pre-Christmas hustle and bustle.
Under the motto "the quiet Advent at the Linz Cathedral Square", there will be a counterbalance to the hectic pre-Christmas everyday life, without any kitsch.
Christmas in Linz
The festive lighting in the streets with the beloved Engerln always makes visitors to Linz smile. In addition to the large Christmas markets, the smaller, cozy Advent markets and the cultural offerings also make the time in Linz an experience. All dates relating to the Advent season in Linz can be found in the calendar of events.
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