In the city there’s plenty to see: Fortress Hohensalzburg, Mirabell garden, Getreidegasse, cathedral and churches, especially the Franciscan Church (please take the back entrance), Mozart’s birthplace, museums, especially in rainy weather, the house of nature is highly recommended...
These sights are extensively described in any city guide or you will find plenty of information on the Internet.
Especially we would like to recommend a walk on the Mönchsberg and the trick fountains in Hellbrunn. For professional guided tours through our beautiful city of Salzburg, please contact the Salzburg tourist guides.
You can either take the fortress to the castle and start the tour after the fortress tour, or you can climb the steps of the small “Festspielhaus” (after the “Festspielhaus” turn right) …
Treat yourself to a coffee break in a majestic setting. A little later, at the foot of the Mönchsberg, you pass the Augustinerbräu after the descent, where a fresh beer and a snack await you. From there it is also not far to the Hotel Zur Post (about 15 minutes on foot).
The home of 140 animal species from all over the world!
The unique zoo landscape on Hellbrunn Mountain with the steep rock face on one side and the hilly foothills into the floodplain landscape on the other is home to around 800 wild animals in Salzburg Zoo.
Further information: Salzburg Zoo
Mozart’s birth place:
The museum focuses on authentic portraits and original instruments of the young Mozart such as his first violin, his clavichord or the fortepiano.
Further information: Mozart’s birthplace
The Salzburg Arena:
Only a few hours will be spent in the Salzburg Arena. No matter which event you choose, you will be able to talk about the evenings in the arena for a long time.
Further information: Salzburg Arena
The fortress Hohensalzburg is located on a city hill above the city of Salzburg. At the same time, the fortress is the symbol of the city.
Further information: Fortress Hohensalzburg
According to the philosophy of Casinos Austria, which provides a combination of art and games, Schloss Klessheim offers itself as an optimal casino location.
Further information: Casino Salzburg
Hangar-7, opened in August 2003, should be a fixed point of every visit to Salzburg. It was built from January 2001 until its opening on the grounds of Salzburg’s W. A. Mozart Airport.
Further information: Hangar 7
The Salzburg theatre is a four-specialty theatre with the areas of music theatre (opera and operetta), drama, dance theatre as well as children’s and youth theatre.
Further information: Theatre Salzburg
House of Nature Salzburg is worth a trip, this promises already alone, the house of the nature, this museum offers everything worth knowing about the nature. In this environment you can experience primeval history up close.
Further information: House of Nature
Ice caves Werfen:
Further information: Ice caves Werfen
The Museum of Modern Art Salzburg consists of two houses. The Rupertinum in the old town of Salzburg: a Baroque house for new artistic concepts. The Museum on the Mönchsberg: modern art in a contemporary setting.
Salzburg’s mystical local mountain: striking, majestic, unmissable: The Untersberg, the local mountain of the Salzburg residents, is the cornerstone of the Berchtesgaden Alps and protrudes far into the Salzburg basin. The imposing Table Mountain with rugged rocky outcrops in the southern and eastern parts watches over the Mozart city and marks the beginning of the Alps.
Salzburg Highlights is a full-service provider for concerts, gastronomy, boat trips, sightseeing and much more. Salzburg Hightlights offers you beautiful experiences for your holiday from one source.
There are now a lot of different Christmas markets. The most famous and largest are the Salzburg Cathedral and Residenzplatz, but also the Fortress Hohensalzburg and St. Leonhard, the oldest Christmas market in the province of Salzburg, are very popular markets.