Enjoy the run-up to Christmas in the city on the Danube Advent in Linz

Take a moment to relax in Linz during Advent, enjoy contemplative concerts, visit traditional Christmas markets and delight in the atmosphere of the festively illuminated streets. The Advent season in Linz encompasses a wide range of activities that give everyone the ideal opportunity to get into the Christmas spirit.

Discover Linz during Advent


A stroll through Linz’s Christmas markets is sure to fill you with a pleasant feeling of anticipation and paves the way for happy moments with friends and family. Punch, local “Bauernkrapfen” doughnuts, traditional crafts and festive music contribute to a cosy Christmas atmosphere.

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With the cheerful and festive programme in Linz’s concert halls during Advent, you can rely on music to get you into the Christmas spirit. In the run-up to Christmas, Linz’s theatres offer a rich cultural programme of concerts, opera, drama and ballet.

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Spend some quality time with your family and prepare for the most wonderful celebration of the year. A varied range of activities awaits families in Linz during Advent! Whether you take a ride on the Grotto Railway, enjoy the musical events or pay a visit to St Nicholas, the time waiting for Christmas morning will fly by!

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Enjoy Advent in Linz with all your senses. Wander through the festively illuminated streets, experience the taste of roasted almonds and other delicacies and buy gifts for your loved ones. In Linz’s shopping streets, you will find not only international brands but also unique shops offering all kinds of specialities!

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