Salzburg Christmas Eve Tour to the Silent Night Chapel
- Seasonal Offer
- Hotel pickup included
Make your way to Mirabellplatz in central Salzburg in the late afternoon on Christmas Eve. Then board your coach and relax during a scenic drive through foothills of the Austrian Alps toward Oberndorf, where your Christmas Eve experience awaits.
Admire the dreamy winter wonderland scenery as your guide takes you along the Salzach river valley to Oberndorf, a small town in the state of Salzburg situated on the Salzach river. Here, hop out and walk to the Silent Night Chapel.
Your guide will explain the background of this historic 19th-century chapel, a visible symbol of the Christmas carol 'O Holy Night.' Every year during Christmas, thousands of visitors from around the world flock to the Silent Night Chapel for a touching, solemn Christmas Eve Mass sung in many languages.
Soak up the Christmas Eve atmosphere as you attend the Christmas Mass outside of the chapel. You'll be truly touched by this unifying experience as you sing Christmas carols with your fellow visitors and reflect on the Christmas celebration in the company of your family and friends.
At the end of the Christmas Mass, hop in the coach and relax on the drive back to the city of Salzburg.
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Silent Night, Holy Night-Christmas Eve Tour
- Professional guide
- Transport by climate-controlled coach
- Christmas Eve Mass in Oberndorf
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Reviewed by: Ed N, March 2015
GHis was the highlight of our Christmas vacation.It was a very meaningful evening and worth every dear expense.My wife,daughter and husband and 3 grandchildren all enjoyed this excursion. Thank You.
Reviewed by: Scott H, January 2015
We had a great tour to the Silent Night chapel. The 4 buses that left were all pretty crowded. Thankfully, we had the best tour guide, Naomi Mogil , and she spoke in both English and German. She gave us all the interesting facts as we headed to Oberndorf. There were a lot of people at the service but not as many as I had thought. The market shops were nice but there were only a few of them. The view from the river was spectacular and we had a wonderful sunset. The service was done mostly in German and Silent Night was only sung in German (we heard the last verse was supposed to be in English). We felt the visit was worth it and I'd recommend it.