With two main Christmas markets to choose from, the Linz Christmas Market is a small but mighty festive event that earns its reputation as one of the most magical Christmas events in Austria.
If you’re currently planning your own trip, or simply curious about what Linz’s Christmas Markets are like, then we’re here to help.
Read on for an overview of the Linz Christmas Market scene, with official dates, hotel recommendations, and locations.
NOTE: This is a Christmas market we haven’t personally visited yet, so all the information below is taken from official sources for your reference! If you have any personal tips from first-hand experience to add, let us know in the comments so we can improve this guide!
Linz Christmas Market Dates
According to the event’s official website, this year’s edition of Linz’s Christmas markets will take place from Nov 18 – Dec 23, 2023.
Linz Christmas Market Locations
You can typically find Christmas market stalls in Linz at two main locations:
Linzer Christkindlmarkt am Hauptplatz
With the backdrop of gorgeous centuries-old Baroque houses, the Linz Christmas Market at Hauptplatz is one of the prettiest festive spots to visit in the city.
Here, you’ll find vendors selling a nice variety of different gifts and Christmas market food. Plus, each stall is topped with its own glittering pyramid/tree, creating an absolutely enchanting atmosphere.
Weihnachtsmarkt Volksgarten Linz
Conveniently located next to Linz’s central train station, the city’s famous Volksgarten is another must-visit Christmas market location in Linz.
Here, you’ll find unique handicraft demonstrations, a beautiful nativity scene and of course, more options for buying tasty treats and gifts.
Linz Christmas Market 2023 Hotels
Looking for a place to stay nearby while you visit Christmas markets? Here are some recommendations:
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Official Linz Christmas Market Website
For the most up-to-date information and announcements, be sure to visit the event’s official website.
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