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From Vienna: Hallstatt and Salzburg Christmas Markets Tour

1. From Vienna: Hallstatt and Salzburg Christmas Markets Tour

Travel through snow-caped mountains and romantic scenery to explore the Christmas markets of Steyr, Hallstat, and Salzburg on a full-day trip from Vienna with hotel transfers. Prepare for a day of bugle players, choral singing, fresh punch, local craftsmanship, Advent candles, and more. Start with a hotel pickup from Vienna in the morning and drive in a small to the town of Steyr. Explore the Advent market full of festive cheer along the wintry Promenade Avenue. Watch children's programs, traditional merry-go-round, and more. Walk along the old tree-lined alley, where about 40 exhibitors offer Christmas presents in their decorated stalls. Savor seasonal titbits at the refreshment stands. Head to the artisans' booths to see roofing shingle carvers, makers of wooden nails, and basket weavers demonstrate their skills. While watching the local artisans at work, you are welcome to taste the wood craftsmen's traditional “Nocken”, an Austrian spin on mac and cheese. On the stage, in the middle of the market area, there is always a live performance going on to get you in the holiday spirit. From Steyr, continue to the scenic villages of Hallstatt. Enjoy a tasting of local products, followed by free time to explore the Christmas market on your own. Journey via the stunning scenery of the Dachstein Mountains to the UNESCO-listed historic center of Salzburg. In Salzburg, follow your guide through the main sights and check out some hidden spots off the beaten track. Immerse yourself in the Sound of Music atmosphere of the markets, with free time to shop for Christmas tree ornaments, toys, nativity figures, and handmade knitwear. After treating yourself to festive entertainment and nativity exhibits, return to Vienna.

Steyr Crime-Trail: Outdoor Crime Game

2. Steyr Crime-Trail: Outdoor Crime Game

If you are looking for the perfect mix between an outdoor escape game and a scavenger hunt, Crime-Trails are for you! Take over the investigation to find the culprit in a fictitious crime case. You will solve treacherous murders, crafty robberies, or shrewd kidnappings – the options are endless. Equipped with your smartphones, a case file, and a code for the arrest warrant, you and your family, friends or partner in crime begin the investigation at the scene of crime. It is up to you to decide which clues to follow first. Crime-Trails are designed for young as well as experienced hobby detectives from 12 years and up. 1. Purchasing a Crime-Trail After the purchase has been completed, you will receive a voucher code that gives you access to the case file along with a code to generate your arrest warrant at the end of the game. Once you have downloaded the case file, you can start the game whenever you like. There is no further preregistration needed. The case file includes an introductions as well as instructions to your mission. Note: Print the case file for a better overview during the game! 2. Locating the Scene of Crime To begin your investigation, find the location marked “scene of crime” in your case file. Once you arrive at the scene, familiarize yourselves with the case, scan the QR code on the crime file to get started and solve the first question. During the game you will communicate with the Crime-Trails headquarters to send out your answers to receive more and more clues as you move through the case. Note: All Crime-Trails can be played whenever you want to start your investigation! It does not matter when you purchase your crime file, it does not expire. 3. Starting the Investigation After you have solved the first question and established communication with the headquarters, you can visit the locations marked on the map in any order. Throughout the Crime-Trail you will stay in touch with the headquarters in order to receive further clues that help you solve the case. We do advice that you visit all locations, so you do not miss any important information. There will be no guide or organizer on site. In case you have any problems or questions, you can request a hint from the headquarters. Since the Crime-Trails are played outdoors and in individual groups, they are compatible with any Covid-19 restrictions. 4. Catching the Culprit Once you have solved all riddles and identified the culprit, you will be able to arrest this person and see weather you solved the case correctly or missed out any details.

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