Customs in Austria in winter

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Experience the customs in Austria in winter

Traditional customs in Austria in winter guarantee holiday experiences of a special kind Advent for Krampus through the villages, one feels transported back to pagan times. With their masks, which spread fear and terror, they not only frighten children. The Schönperchten, on the other hand, are completely different. These gather in the rough nights in and around Ebensee. It's a nice experience as they hike down the hill into town with their hats on. There you turn off all the lights. The only sources of light are the caps of the Perchten. You can learn more about it in the articles in this collection.

The Christmas season in Austria make the customs in Salzburg, from the Salzburger Land, the Salzkammergut and Upper Austria to a very special experience. It is worth planning your winter vacation in the mountains so that you can experience at least one of these customs. This becomes the Winter vacation in Austria at an unforgettable time.


Krampus in Gnigl

When the Krampus gets around in Salzburg

When Krampus and Perchten hang out in Salzburg When Krampus and Perchten hang out in Salzburg at Christmas, all hell breaks loose in the Gnigl ​​district. A few years ago we came into contact with the Alpine tradition of St. Nicholas for the first time. At that time, a group of Krampuses unexpectedly interrupted our dinner in a Salzburg ...
White-robed Schönperchten

Beautiful Perchten from Ebensee

Beautiful Perchten in Ebensee In Ebensee on Lake Traunsee in Upper Austria, things get really busy on the evening of January 5th. When dawn approaches in the Salzkammergut, more and more people come to the city. They gather in the cafes and inns of the city, meet with friends, stroll through the town, and ...

The most beautiful Perchten caps

The Schönperchten from Ebensee The next Glöcklerlauf will take place in Ebensee in the Salzkammergut on January 5, 2022 from 18.00 p.m., a custom that has been carried out every year in Upper Austria since around 1850. Since it was raining during our visit to the Glöcklerlauf, the conditions for photos were not ideal, so we visited ...


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Customs in Austria in winter

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Slow Travel and Enjoyment travel blog TravelWorldOnline Traveller. You have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Your topics are Trips to Savor and wine tourism worldwide and Slow Travel. During her studies, Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she traveled to the USA and Canada - sometimes together with Petar Fuchs - and spent a research year in British Columbia. This strengthened her thirst for knowledge, which she pursued for 6 years Adventure Guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as Study tour guide for Studiosus Reisen tried to breastfeed all over the world. She constantly expanded her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: “What is beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do you eat in this region?” These are the questions she is now trying to answer as a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), among others. travel writer and travel blogger answers in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is below Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021 Other Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs. Recommendations on LinkedIn from tourism experts Further recommendations from cooperation partners and tourism experts Professional experience Monika on LinkedIn