The white-blue peaks of the Salzburg Alps soar up and from the sky the first thick snowflakes flutter gently to the ground. The pleasing aroma of oranges and winter spices tickle your nose and countless lights lend a lovely ambience to the area. And the narrow streets round about are a hive of activity. During your winter holiday in the cultural and Mozart city of Salzburg, as well as happy times, you also get to experience contemplative days with your nearest and dearest.
The days are getting ever shorter, the temperatures are dropping and Christmas time is fast approaching. During the contemplative Advent a wide variety of Advent markets in Salzburg await visitors, with delicious meals, drinks and entertainment. Be it in the Old Town, at the fortress, in Hellbrunn Palace or in nearby Anif. Traditional Advent carols in the Festspielhaus ensures the perfect cultural setting before and after Salzburg‘s Advent market.
Those who want to experience traditional activity during Advent in Salzburg, will find that the ‚Perchtenläufen‘ in the Griesgasse area in the Old Town area just the ticket. In the towns around Salzburger Land creepy figures put the fear into you. Experience the ‚Krampusse‘ dressed in dark clothing and the „nasty“ Perchten, driving out the evil winter spirits from the city and the many towns around about, like Saalfelden, Leogang, Saalbach Hinterglemm, Fuschl and Hallwang.
In the cold seasons there is plenty of time for educational activities in the leisurely surroundings of Salzburg. In particular, the many museums and theatres in the city and area around Salzburg provide visitors with an interesting and pleasure-filled time during their winter break. Whether it is historic highlights in Salzburg Museum, interesting information about the people, animals and the environment in Haus der Natur or the many art museums. There is always something interesting to discover.
Children will be agog during the imaginative shows in the puppet theatre. In contrast, adults will be entertained with the contemporary performances in the regional theatre. Here in the Mozart city knowledge and culture meet in a unique natural setting – an unbeatable leisure combination for unforgettable winter holidays.
With fine powder snow and breath-taking deep snow pistes you really get to enjoy the ski season in Salzburg to the full. The sun makes the snow glisten wonderfully and also warms your soul. Whether it is on the Untersberg or the Dürrnberg – around the city your own personal skiing adventure is not far off. In the nearby skiing area of Flachau too you get to enjoy harmonious ski runs and the idyllic Salzburg landscape.
Directly around the 4-star Hotel Königgut in Wals there are numerous winter leisure options available for you. The 10 km tracked cross-country slope, several ice-skating areas, curling rinks and routes for winter hikes whisk you off into the romantic surrounding area in Salzburg.
Christmas is over and the year is nearing its end. A happy New Year‘s Eve party in the Hotel Königgut in Wals near Salzburg will ensure you have a successful start to the New Year. Sparkling Champagne, a multi-course gala dinner and a shuttle service to Salzburg‘s Old Town provide the ideal conditions for a tremendous New Year festival. Enjoy a fantastic fireworks display with views to the fortress and take stock of your own moments of the past year.
After some exciting activities in the snow-abundant city of Salzburg – whether it is sightseeing, strolling around or work – look forward to the pleasing warmth in our wellness area in the Hotel Königgut. Enjoy some fantastic down-time in our saunas and relaxation areas.
Remember the wonderful moments during your winter holiday in Salzburg. In your wellness hotel, the Königgut in Wals, you can replenish your energy stores for the next day. A romantic time awaits you in our cosy rooms and suites too. For a perfect end to a winter day in Salzburger Land.