Advent - the most beautiful time of the year!

The 1000-year old “Christkindl Town” of Steyr owes its beautiful byname to its picturesque Christkindl district.
Over the past years, a truly enchanting “Christkindl” Region has evolved around Steyr, keeping alive old regional customs and traditions, much to the delight of the locals and visitors alike!

Christkindl Pilgrimage Place

Nativity scenes exhibition in Steyr and the National Park Region

Nativity Scene Tradition

Here in this country it is hard to imagine Christmas without nativity scenes.
Over the centuries many and varied representations have been created of the birth of Baby Jesus, with Joseph and Mary, oxen and donkey in the stable.

Steyr Valley Museum Railway

Steyr Valley Musem Railway

On Austria´s oldest narrow-gauge train through wintry meadows!


Advent markets, Christmas museum & Steyr Christkindl

Events & Guided Walks

© Photo: Steyr and the National Park Region/Hotel Minichmayr: New Year's Eve fireworks
New Year's Eve fireworks over the confluence of the Enns and Steyr rivers, view from Hotel Minichmayr.
New Year's Eve
Events 2021 follow!
© Photo: Steyr and the National Park Region/Tman: Bratwurst Sunday
Tasty Bratwürstel from the grill on the traditional Bratwürstel Sunday in the Christkindlregion Steyr.
Bratwürstl Sunday
Events 2021 follow!
© Photo: Steyr and the National Park Region/Tman: Perchten Parade
Traditional Perchten Parade in the Advent Calendar Village Steinbach an der Steyr.
Perchten and Krampus
Dates 2021 follow!


Experience the romantic atmosphere of the Christkindl town Steyr!

Switch to a lower gear and immerse yourself in the homely flair of the Christkindl city of Steyr. Be astonished in the first Austrian Museum of antique Christmas decorations, explore the wintery old town with our city guides and enjoy the unique atmosphere of the parlour music on the city square.