The Festival City of Salzburg
A visit to the City of Mozart, Salzburg is simply a mustHohensalzburg Fortress
The Hohensalzburg Fortress, built in the year 1077, is one of the largest fully intact fortresses in central Europe. Particularly worth seeing are the medieval state rooms and the fortress museum. The fortress is accessible via a convenient funicular built in 1892.
This medieval Bishop’s palace was rebuilt at the end of the 16th century in early baroque splendour. View the eleven state rooms - the previous representation and living chambers of the Salzburg prince archbishops.
On the 27th January 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born here. The exhibition rooms invite visitors into the living quarters of the Mozart family and document living conditions in Mozart’s time. Included in the exhibition are original instruments owned by Mozart, portraits and letters.
Take a look behind the scenes at the Salzburg Festival. Our tour takes you through the foyers, the viewing rooms and across the stages of the large and small Festival Halls.
Hellbrun Palace and trick fountains
The Hellbrun Palace with its large park and trick fountains is one of the loveliest examples of manieristic architecture north of the Alps and is one of a kind in Europa. Tip: During Advent the loveliest Advent market in Salzburg takes place in and around Hellbrun Palace.
Adventure brewery Stiegls Brauwelt
The Stieglbrauerei in Salzburg is Austria‘s largest private brewery and takes its visitors on an entertaining voyage of discovery into the millennia-old world of the cultural drink beer. Marvel at the exhibition “World of Beers” the biggest beer tower in the world and discover how beer is brewed.
In the cliffs of the Mönchsberg is the entrance to the Mönchsberg lift which takes you up to the Mönchsberg terrace, one of the loveliest viewpoints in Salzburg.