Opening hours Advent Market

Winter 2023

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by train to advent

When it gets colder outside...

When it gets colder outside, the days get shorter and winter slowly wraps the landscape in a wintry white blanket, then the most beautiful time of the year begins – Advent.

At the Mallnitzer Bergadvent in the Hohe Tauern National Park, you can expect not only an atmospheric Advent path, but also a colorful children’s program. Even the Christ Child would take a vacation here, because at the Mallnitzer Bergadvent authenticity, quality and tradition are in the foreground.

The Mallnitzer Bergadvent is a conscious counter-world to the hectic pre-Christmas hustle and bustle in the cities. Experience the snow-covered mountain world, listen to the most beautiful Advent songs and let yourself be enchanted by contemplative stories in the Almstube.

Get in the mood for Christmas with the fruity scent of mulled wine, punch and culinary highlights. Enjoy the Mallnitzer Bergadvent with all your senses – Advent like in childhood, Advent like back then.

along the way...

…you walk through the Advent village Mallnitz and can experience a lot. Whether contemplative, traditional, creative or original – let yourself be enchanted by the Advent atmosphere.

Supporting program

In addition to our regular stations in the Advent Village, we have put together a colorful supporting program. Whether it’s a visit from St. Nicholas, musical performances, lectures or workshops: stop by and experience Advent with us!

Llama hike

We don’t have reindeer, but we have Tauern lamas! Discover the Advent Village, an enchanting region in the National Park HOHE TAUERN together with them. Experience unforgettable moments with the charming animals! On Fridays from 15:00 to 18:00 and on Saturdays and Sundays from 14:00 to 17:00 the Tauernlamas are ready and waiting directly at the village square! No pre-booking necessary, pay directly on the spot!

The Tauernlamas are looking forward to meeting you!
Small local round 5,00 €
Large village round 10,00 €

Treasure hunt

Help Hansi Hirsch from the Hohe Tauern National Park to solve the tasks at the riddle stations. When you have solved all the tasks correctly, you can collect your treasure.

You can get the treasure map for 5,00 € or as part of the family package at the information hut at the train station. Have fun!

Our packages - Enjoy the Advent Village to the fullest!

With our packages you enjoy many advantages and you can enjoy the Mallnitzer Bergadvent with many attractions carefree. In addition, you get a well-filled „Sternderlschaun“ backpack. You can get the packages at the info hut at the train station Mallnitz-Obervellach. For details please click on the buttons below the backpacks.

Pair package

Family Package

Advent market

On the Advent weekends there is always an Advent market from Friday to Sunday (except 24.12.).

The Advent market with its special wooden huts offers a diverse range of products: In the huts culinary Carinthian delicacies can be tasted and handicrafts can be admired.

Winter journey to Advent

By train

Conveniently you can travel from the Salzburg side as well as from Klagenfurt every two hours by train to Mallnitz and start right from the station Mallnitz-Obervellach.

By car

The way can also be done by car.
Parking is available at the station and in the center of the village.


A shuttle train runs from Mallnitz-Obervellach train station via HochOben and the village square to the visitor center and back.

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Tourismusverband Mölltal

Mallnitz office

Mallnitz 11
9822 Mallnitz

+43 4824 2700 40
+43 4784 290


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