Approx 55 km away
Ennobled as a World Heritage Site, the baroque old town with its narrow streets and hidden courtyards appears as a magical Austrian world. Lovingly decorated shops invite people to browse and historic cafes tempt for a cosy break. Similarly, the diverse culture of the festival city makes it well worth a visit.
Salzburg’s exciting history makes the city rich in tradition and attractions.
Salzburg is famous worldwide thanks to its incomparable cityscape and famous personalities, such as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart who was born in Salzburg in 1756. Events also attract visitors to Salzburg from all over the world, for example the Salzburg Festival that is held annually from the end of July to the end of August.
Some of the many sights and attractions in Salzburg:
- Salzburg old town with the Getreidegasse
- Salzburg Cathedral and many other ecclesiastical buildings that are worth a visit
- Festival district with the Festival Hall and the House for Mozart
- Annual Salzburg Festival
- Hohensalzburg Fortress (the largest fully-preserved fortress in central Europe)
- Mozart’s Birthplace
- Hellbrunn Palace and Trick Fountains (unique in Europe)
- Mirabell Palace and Gardens
- “Haus der Natur” natural history museum
- Salzburg Zoo
- And a lot more