Category Archives: Winter

Winter Romance

Enjoy romantic walks along the Mondsee lakeside. The partly frozen lake is surrounded by the snowy mountains – stunning scenery for your winter holiday in Salzkammergut. In the evenings the landscapes become even more idyllic with the lights shining over the lake.

Several paths lead you from Mondsee Lake to the lovely landscapes surrounding it. Stroll along the lakeside or enjoy hiking in the mountains. Fresh alpine air and the beautiful views over the mountains are the best ingredients for an unforgettable winter hike in Salzkammergut. You can reach further lovely Austrian lakes, by car, for wonderful winter walks such as the Attersee, Irrsee and Traunsee.


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Christmas and New Year’s Eve

Enjoy your Christmas holiday and New Year’s Eve in the best way: the team at the Mondsee Castle Hotel takes care of everything while you enjoy a lovely winter holiday.

The weeks before Christmas are all about the Christmas markets in the Salzkammergut. At weekends, Mondsee valley turns into a romantic Christmas market with handicrafts and regional specialties. Enjoy a hot mulled wine or look around for the right Christmas presents. Over the Christmas holidays you can attend the services at one of Austria’s most prominent churches – the basilica of the Saint Michael. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious Christmas meal in the unique atmosphere at the Mondsee Castle Hotel.

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Advent in Salzkammergut

The Christmas markets in Mondsee – At the end of November Mondsee turns into a big romantic Christmas market. At weekends the square in front of the basilica of Saint Michael becomes a true winter wonderland.

A very special Christmassy atmosphere can be experienced during the winter in Salzkammergut. The scent of mulled wine and hot chestnuts is in the air and the illuminated stands offer regional delicacies and hot punch. Every year the punch and mulled wine are served in newly designed mugs, which can be purchased if you wish.

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