In the footsteps of the Christmas carol that has enchanted the world.
Every year before Christmas, for some people time stands still for a moment and the hustle and bustle is forgotten for a short song. For many years "Silent Night! Holy Night!" has touched people deeply around the globe. Joseph Mohr and Franz Xaver Gruber´s song awakens the desire to experience the wonders of Christmas.
The song became known as a song of peace 200 years ago. This year, museums, exhibitions and thematic paths have devoted themselves to the song´s creation and dissemination. What has arisen is "Silent Night" in 9 different Silent Night locations in the states of Salzburg, Tyrol and Upper Austria. In the vicinity, the Hotel Brückenwirt provides the ideal base for visiting many "Silent Night" exhibitions.
Children up to 3 years sharing parents room are free of charge!
|Double room |
|approx. 18 - 22m²||1 - 3||€ 285,00|
|Double room |
|approx. 18 - 25 m²||1 - 3||€ 303,00|
|approx. 40 m²||2 - 4 *||€ 315,00|
|Double room |
|approx. 25 - 30 m²||2 - 3||€ 303,00|
* 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children until the age of 12.
On this 4-day tour - starting from St. Johann - you will be guided to selected highlights based on "Silent Night". These contain some of the stations of life of the two composers who have changed the world with their Christmas carol.
in St. Johann and Wagrain
We recommend after the arrival at the Hotel Brückenwirt to continue on to Wagrain on the first day. Joseph Mohr was well known in Wagrain for his love of people and social commitment to the populace. He left imprints in the small village such as in the primary school. Joseph Mohr spent the last years of life in Wagrain.
❤ Highlights in Wagrain
Visit the new "Silent Night" Museum
in the Pflegerschlössl, learn more about the song lyrics that have been translated into more than 300 languages & dialects. After your visit there is a small Advent market near the Pflegerschlössl.
in Oberndorf and Arnsdorf
From Hotel Brückenwirt you can reach the town Oberndorf by train or car. On the way there you drive through the snowy Salzburger Flachgau and through the town of Arnsdorf. Here the composer, Franz Xaver Gruber, worked and lived for almost 22 years.
Continue to Oberndorf. It was here that "Silent Night" was sung for the first time. Where the St. Nikola church once stood (which unfortunately was demolished due to flood damage) is now the "Silent Night" memorial chapel. Right next to it, in the vicarage, is an exhibition about the genesis of the song.
❤ Highlights in Oberndorf and Arnsdorf
Visit the world famous "Silent Night" chapel
Here the genesis of the song is depicted. In addition, one can experience how life was in the time around the origin of the song. Guided tours are possible!
"Silent Night" special post office
During the pre-Christmas period you can send your own Christmas post with a Christmas stamp to anywhere in the whole world in the special post office in Oberndorf.
in the city of Salzburg
The city of Salzburg is one of the most impressive baroque cities in Europe. Joseph Mohr spent his childhood here.
In our search for traces of Joseph Mohr one best go to Steingasse 31, where he lived at the time. After that, visit the Salzburg Cathedral where he was baptised and also held his first sermon.
❤ Highlights in the city of Salzburg
Guided city tour to the "Silent Night" locations
to the baptismal font, in the Steingasse and in the University of Salzburg
Special "Silent Night 200" exhibition
in the Salzburg Musem
"Meine Stille Nacht" - the new stage play
in the Felsenreitschule
Mariapfarr is one of the most important locations of the "Silent Night" song. It was here, in 1816, that Joseph Mohr wrote the poem "Silent Night! Holy Night!". In the parish and pilgrimage museum & "Silent Night" museum you can learn a lot about Joseph Mohr and his family.
❤ Highlights in Mariapfarr
Silent Night Museum
Anniversary weekend with pilgrimage and Joseph Mohr singing
Guests at the Hotel Brückenwirt enjoy numerous includes services.