One of the oldest towns in Europe that has music in its history and heart, the Salzburg city hosts over 300,000 tourists a year. Every year in summer the ‘Salzburg Festival’ of music & drama is held here. This is the birthplace of Mozart, the western classical maestro. You can explore Salzburg in three parts… Read the full article
Salzburg Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
The Baroque town of Salzburg reverberates with the music of Mozart… the maestro was born here and he lived here for a major part of his life. The place is dominated by spires and graceful palaces and fortresses and antique structures that seem to be frozen in time.
The old town Kapurinerberg which is perched on a hill contains a whole old world inside… monasteries, churches, baroque homes and narrow lanes boasting of rich produce sold by farmers are just some of the sights that will catch your eye. The 900 year old Festung Hohensalzburg is Europe’s most well maintained fortress and concerts are still held here… you can visit the multiple museums and the gilded golden Hall inside.
The Regal DomQuartier with the jewel in its crown… the Residenz which was once the hub of the Habsburg empire arch bishops is a sight that you will carry forever in your memories. For true blue Mozart fans the Makartplaz square and the Tanzmeisterhaus museum will hold special value.
The New town of Salzburg has a suave urban air with its Baroque yet modern Mirabelle Palace and the Salzburg museum and cathedral along with a bevy of vintage restaurants and hotels offer a completely different experience. From Salzburg you can migrate to the lovely Bavarian mountains …explore the Eagles Nest and the Werfen Ice Caves.
Getreidegasse with its street full of shops and Stieglkeller with its array of self-service pubs and amazing views should definitely be a part of your Salzburg trip. This is a city with many hidden facets and you can know them all when you go through this super detailed Salzburg guide.
Here is a great place to start: About Salzburg and its tourism.
Also go through the articles below and discover various aspects of tourism in Salzburg including the top attractions, hotels, restaurants, shopping, nightlife, transports, weather and more…