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Christmas time in Salzburg

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Christmas time in Salzburg

We are going to spend 4 days (including Christmas Eve and Day) in Salzburg and staying at the Goldener Hirsch, would LOVE some advice on the following:

1. Attend a Music Concert (dinner concert does not always work as I am a Vegetarian) and therefore without the dinner.

2. Christmas Eve - a church service.

3. Reservations for dinner on Christmas Day keeping in mind my diet restrictions - my husband does Seafood but no meat.

Any other recommendations would not go amiss!!! Thank you in advance.

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1. Re: Christmas time in Salzburg

I think Christmas in Salzburg is wonderful. So festive and beautiful. We had dessert in the Goldener Hirsch and it's a lovely place.

We did not attend a concert but the tourist office had all the information you would need.

There are many churches in Salzburg center and they all have Christmas Eve service. Most are Catholic. If you happen to be protestant, there is a protestant church just across the river with a very short walk.

We had Christmas Day dinner at St. Peters Stiftskeller and they had a large menu that I'm sure would suit both of your diets. Are you having Christmas Eve dinner at the hotel? That is the day that Austrians celebrate Christmas so reservations for that should be made quickly.

You will love the Christmas Markets and try to go to Hellbrun Palace and you will find that a delightful Christmas Market. We enjoyed that one the most.

If the weather is good, a trip to the top of the Untersburg is rewarding with the beautiful views. It's an easy bus ride as is Hellbrun Palace. There is a lovely hotel at the bottom of the Untersburg that serves wonderful food.

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2. Re: Christmas time in Salzburg

Appreciate your advice! Many thanks.

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3. Re: Christmas time in Salzburg

We would recommend a coffee on the roof terrace of the hotel Stein ( north side of the river adjacent to the bridge, in the middle of Salzburg.

Stunning views and reasonable prices, attached is the street level view, it only gets better from the roof.

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&tab=wl

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4. Re: Christmas time in Salzburg

If you are health conscious which sounds like a possibility, be aware that not all restaurants offer non smoking sections. We cannot stand smoke, especially while dining so this is always a consideration for us when making dinner reservations.

One of our favorites in Salzburg is Ristorante Pizzeria daGiacomo

Nonntaler Hauptstraße 47

5020 Salzburg - Austria

Tel: 0662/83 47 60

The owner is delightful and we have had a number of wonderful meals there. The menu offers some very good vegetarian options including a carrot risotto that brought us back 3 x in one week. Also salads and mussels are excellent!

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5. Re: Christmas time in Salzburg

Fantastic! Love Italian. Have made a note and will 100% go there. Thanks for the recommendation.

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6. Re: Christmas time in Salzburg

Thank YOU. Sounds like a find.

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