The Advent weeks fill the ancient city of Passau with atmosphere, located near the border with Austria, not far from Linz, in a beautiful location between the Danube and the Inn and dominated by an old fortress. To complete Christmas in Passau, don’t miss a walk along the Via dei Presepi, with an interesting display of old nativity scenes.
The city of Passau has a typically Baroque aspect that is deeply influenced by the Italian Baroque. In the city you will find interesting historic buildings, large squares and winding streets.
PASSAU CHRISTMAS MARKET
1) Passau Christmas Market (Passauer Christkindlmarkt). The market is held in the historic center of Passau in the beautiful cathedral square of St. Stephan and there are numerous wooden chalets with many local handicrafts and typical gastronomic products such as Lebkuchen, gingerbread and baked apples . In the weeks before Christmas, the square in front of the cathedral offers a unique Christmas scene. The Passau Christmas Market presents a range of high-quality products.