Christkindl Travel guide
Christkindl : Michelin's recommendations
The hamlet of Christkindl, meaning "Christ child", has an elegant pilgrims' chapel, with a charming tradition. Every year, from the end of November to 6 January, the Austrian Postal Service sets up a special Christ the child's post office here, to which Christmas wishes can be sent from all over the world. Letters with enclosed stamped addressed envelopes even receive a reply. In 1999, over 2.2 million letters and cards from all over the world were processed in this post office.
Tourist attractions Christkindl : Things to see and do
Christkindlweg A - 4411 Christkindl
This crib exhibition is held in the presbytery's former outbuildings from the start of Advent until 6 January. The mechanical crib took no less than 40 years to build (1899-1939). A system of cogs and chains operates its 300 figures. The Pöttmesse ..
Christkindlweg 69 A - 4411 Christkindl
This parish and pilgrimage church is made up of a Baroque central section with a rotunda crowned by a huge dome (decorated by a fresco of the Assumption) that is surrounded by four semicircular chapels, topped by half domes. A miraculous wax statuett..
Christkindlweg 6 A - 4400 Steyr
The 4-star Hotel & Restaurant Christkindlwirt is an oasis of relaxation in the famous pilgrimage town of Christkindl in Upper Austria, right behind the baroque church. Surrounded by green fields and woods, yet only a 4-minute drive from the romantic..