Salzkammergut Nativity Scenes

Experience active traditions of the Salzkammergut Region and discover interesting facts about the history of the Christmas Nativity scene and Nativity stable making in Strobl and St. Gilgen.

Master nativity stable maker Sepp Winkler exhibits his most beautiful works in the Arcade of the Hotel Post in St. Gilgen. Traditional or oriental, large or small – each nativity scene tells the story in detail and with very special characteristics – each nativity scene is guaranteed to be unique.

Catch a first glimpse through the large glass front as you stroll past or enter the arcade to explore every single detail.

The village of Strobl nurtures a long tradition of Nativity stable making and awaits you with traditional Salzkammergut style Nativity stables as well as little gems built by the children of the local primary school. Nativity scenes made by the children from roots, moss and clay figures as well as the Salzkammergut Nativity scenes decorate Strobl’s shop windows this year. Each Nativity scene manages to capture the many facets of the happenings in Bethlehem.