Austrian Tradition - Traveler Delight: Advent, Christmas & New Year

In November, Christmas markets open their doors and the scent of Gluehwein, roasted chestnuts and Punch fill the air. Cities are transformed into winter wonderlands and every town sets up a huge tree on the main square and often, an extra one, adorned with bread crumbs, for the birds. And of course, Austria's mountain resorts offer exciting, delicious and relaxing gifts of their own.

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