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Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme

3 reviews of Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme

Summer fairs and Christmas markets


In summer, Kapitelplatz is full of dozens of stalls selling crafts, food and delicious Austrian wine, and in winter there's a giant chess set and a Christmas market. Whenever Salzburgers want to celebrate something, they come to this square between the Cathedral and the Fortress flanked by the Bishop's Palace and University. It's a fairly large square and when the summer fairs or Christmas markets come to town, you won't believe the number of stalls and carousels they fit there. When I came in winter, it was almost deserted except for the ice cream sellers and the giant chess set. I was left wondering

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