Travel: The hills are alive with the sound of Christmas

A festive trip to picturesque Salzburg and its big brother Vienna is just the thing to get the yuletide spirits singing

20th November, 2021
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The famous Hohensalzburg Fortress dominates Salzburg’s skyline at dusk

One of the best times to visit Austria is in the run-up to Christmas, when city streets from Vienna to Salzburg are alive with the sights and sounds of the festive markets – so whether sipping gluhwein in the frosty twilight, watching an elaborate performance at the Spanish Riding School or listening to a spine-tingling chorus from the Vienna Boys Choir, a journey here is the perfect idea for a short winter break, as I...

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