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Christmas balls. Author and copyright M. R.
Christmas balls. Author and copyright M. R.

Klagenfurt Christmas Market

Klagenfurt, the capital of the Austrian region of Carinthia, lies on the banks of the Wörthersee at about 450 meters above sea level, less than 60 km from the Italian border. The city became important in medieval times and developed further in the 16th century around the Neuer Platz, making Klagenfurt one of the most beautiful Renaissance towns in Austria. The city has a beautiful historic center gathered around the two squares of Alter Platz and Neuer Platz.


Klagenfurt Christmas Market (Klagenfurter Christkindlmarkt). The stalls of the market, the most important in Carinthia, crowd the very central Neuer Platz, a destination during the Advent period for many lovers of Christmas markets, local artisans and traders present traditional Christmas and handicraft products. In addition to the market, the Klagenfurt Christmas program is very rich, with parades, dances, concerts, shows and there are numerous attractions and games for children.


ATTENTION: We recommend that you check the opening of the Christmas markets with the organizers.