This year, for the 42th time, the Garsten Advent takes place in the enchanting ambience of the “Platzl" square in front of the baroque Abbey Church. Traditional customs, local crafts and outstanding exhibitions ensure that a visit to the Garsten Advent will always be a very special experience for local and foreign visitors alike.. Guided tours on request...
The crafts exhibition in the elementary school displays a great variety of handicrafts and offers exquisite presents for sale. Also here the visitors can watch the artisans demonstrating their crafts.
The nativity scene exhibition in the baroque rooms of the Abbey's former prelate building shows old and new nail maker nativity scenes of extraordinary quality. In addition, a large mechanical landscape nativity scene with 25 movable scenes as well as the most beautiful nativity scenes made during nativity scene courses at the Garsten school for nativity scene makers are on display.
Opening hours 2018
1. + 2. + 8. + 9.12.2018 | 10am - 7pm
phone +43 7252 53307
fax +43 7252 53307-26
for exhibitions 3.- p.p.