Salzburg is well known for its Christmas markets. Its weekly markets around the year are, however, are in no way inferior to them and less touristy. Make sure to visit at least one of them during your stay to get a unique taste of Salzburg’s regional products. These are Salzburg’s most famous markets
Loved by locals and tourists equally, the Schrannenmarkt offers a wide range of regional fruits, vegetables, meat and cheese at a fair price. Depending on the season, different kinds of plants and herbs can be purchased and in winter Advent wreaths are obtainable.
Culinary highlight: the “Backhendel” (fried chicken) is highly recommendable
Opening hours: every Thursday 5:00-13:00
Address: around Andräkirche/ Mirabellplatz; 5020 Salzburg
The Grünmarkt does not only offer agricultural specialities but also souvenirs from the region. Located right in the pedestrian area, the market is easily accessible and should be part of every tour through the old town of Salzburg.
Special tip: Try the “Baumstriezel”, a pastry with cinnamon and sugar originally from Hungary. People with a sweet tooth won’t be disappointed!
Opening hours: Monday-Friday: 7:00-19:00, Saturday 6:00-15:00
Address: Universitätsplatz/Wiener-Philharmoniker-Gasse; 5020 Salzburg
Find fresh local foods (and fish!) as well as delicious Thai and Italian cuisine at the Kleiner Grünmarkt. It’s a small permanent market very close to The Mozart Hotel.
Special tip: Fresh fruit or vegetable juices for your daily dose of vitamins!
Opening hours: daily, but depending on each market stand/shop
Address: Franz-Josef-Strasse 27; 5020 Salzburg
Bio-farmer’s market Kajetanerplatz:
This market is only 20 years old but has already developed into a weekly meeting point for lovers of biological products all over Salzburg.
Opening hours: every Friday 8:00-13:00
Address: Kajetanerplatz; 5020 Salzburg
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