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The night-watchman's tour - a thrilling journey back in time

Radstadt night-watchman

Due to its favourable strategic location in the Salzburg Enns valley region, on the pass road over the Radstadt Tauern mountains, deep in the Middle Ages Radstadt was able to develop into a burgeoning trading town. Even today, there’s still plenty to explore in this small and venerable village, between the old walls of the town, the church and the monastery. The past comes to life here when the Radstadt night-watchman sings the famous night-watchman’s song, armed with a halberd, dressed in the costume of yore – and recounting all kinds of stories and legends to engrossed audiences.

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Winter schedule 2019/20

Wednesdays: 06.00 pm

  • 3rd January 2020 (Friday)
  • 15th January 2020
  • 29th January 2020
  • 12th February 2020
  • 19th February 2020
  • 11th March 2020 (20.00)
  • 8th April 2020 (20.00)

Summer schedule 2020

fridays: 08.00 pm

  • 22nd May 2020
  • 12th June 2020
  • 3rd July 2020
  • 31st July 2020
  • 14th August 2020
  • 4th September 2020
  • 18th September 2020
  • 2nd October 2020
Stages
Radstaedter Nachtwaechter Tourismusverband Radstadt Lorenz Masser 2
Tourismusverband Radstadt/Lorenz Masser
  • Night-watchman’s song at the town tower by the pond
  • Blacksmith’s demonstration at Kunstschmiede Scheibner
  • Capuchin tower: Museum featuring numerous artefacts related to the Peasant Revolts. Impressive roofing construction (well-preserved original late gothic truss).
  • Town parish church: Organ music by Paul Hofhaimer (composer and organist from Radstadt. Born: 1459. Died 1537)
  • Weisenbläser fanfare from the southern part of the town wall
  • Where: Town tower by the pond

  • Admission - free!

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