Stroll and saunter around town, buy beautiful Christmas presents and inhale the scent of Bratwürstel and mulled wine. The Linz
Christmas Markets are a true festive highlight, held on the city's baroque main square and also in the Volksgarten. The Linz City Express
takes you from one market to the next, so you can enjoy typical arts, crafts and hot punch without having to walk far
. Throughout December there are various performances by music groups, brass orchestras and choirs on the stages at the main square and at the Volksgarten.
Christmas Market on the Main Square
The baroque scenery makes the Christmas Market on the Main Square
in Linz truly unique. Here you will find handicrafts, warming drinks and delicious gingerbread.
Christmas Market in the Volksgarten
The fairyland figures at the Christmas Market in the Volksgarten
do not only enchant children but also adults, making this the traditional family market. In addition you will find a wide selection of presents and local delicacies. A highlight is the nativity play. Every 30 mins from 03:00 - 08:00 p.m. there is a short performance with special effects and a classical music soundtrack.
Volksgarten (near main station)
Christmas in Steyr
Should you be staying in Linz, then the nearby town of Steyr is well worth a visit for the Old Town Christmas Market
and the Christkindl Pilgramage Church
. One of Austria's Small Historic Towns
, Steyr is a harmonious symbiosis of a past rich in tradition and a pulsating modern lifestyle. Only 50 minutes by train from Linz, it is also very easy to get to.
Steyr Old Town
For further information on Christmas Markets in Austria
for UK visitors, please contact our Holiday Information Line
Freephone: 00800 400 200 00 (calls from UK landlines / mobiles won't be charged)