Experience the contemplative Advent season in the Traunsee-Almtal region.
If you feel the crystal clear winter cold with a soft sea of mist around the glittering shores of Lake Traunsee then you know it’s the Advent time like nowhere else. Especially at this time of the year, the holiday and leisure region Traunsee-Almtal sparkles with its Advent markets, customs and traditions and cultural highlights. Enjoy a very special Advent time, as Christmas used to be in former times.
The Salzkammergut area was all long the cribs area. Because of that, in the 19th century a new type of cribs came out in Ebensee, the „Ebenseer Landschaftskrippe“. At that time, simple but talented inhabitants – most of the time lumberjacks or saltern workers – understand to carve cribs figures. These talented people were named „Schnegerer".