Dates in 2018 : 23rd November – 23rd December 2018
weekends only – Friday – Sunday
Times : Fridays 15:00 – 21:30
Saturdays, Sundays 10:00 – 21:30
The Basilica in Mondsee serves as a wonderful backdrop to the Christmas Market in Mondsee. There is a great anticipation throughout Mondsee during Advent which is infectious and ripples through the visitors to the Weihnachtsmarkt. Visitors search out special gifts and enjoy the local delights that are served by the caterers from Mondsee in front of the Basilica of St Michael – there are Gröstl blood sausage, smoked fish, meat loaf and sausages, Beuschl and Mondseer donuts, and the special Mondseer Mulled wine which is only sold at this time of year, come along and try some!
Christmas Markets – Weihnachtsmarkt – Marche de Noël – Mercatino di Natale – Mercados de Navidad
Austrian Christmas Markets or Weihnachtsmarkt,have now become popular and are a welcome and familiar sight in many of the cities, towns and villages throughout Europe during the season of Advent.
Whether visiting a local Christmas Market or taking a Christmas Market Tour, the wonderful festive atmosphere will be sure to lift your spirits and bring the Christmas cheer a little closer.
Wrap up warm and wander along the rows of pretty wooden chalets taking in the rich, warming aromas associated with Christmas such as hot roast chestnuts, grilled bratwurst sausages, crepes or pancakes, Stollen, hot doughnuts, gingerbreads and Gluhwein or Mulled wines or ciders. You can sample the marzipan figures, chocolate covered fruits or one of the many festive delicacies on offer from around the world. There are all kinds of Christmas gifts and decorations, especially traditional things such as tree decorations, wood carvings, crib figures, traditional toys, candles, hand-knitted jumpers, lambskin slippers and glassware, you will be able to find that special little something that will be a unique gift for someone to treasure. Children will be excited to meet with Santa Claus and maybe, just maybe!! there will be a little present for them too!
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