Salzburg, the city of Mozart
Salzburg: the cultural and
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the Salzburg Festival and "The Sound of Music" have put Salzburg on the world map. Salzburg's picturesque old town and scenic alleys earned the city a UNESCO World Heritage listing in 1997, and the state capital is always worth a visit!
The city boasts a spectacularly diverse range of castles, parks, museums and monuments.
No trip to Salzburg is complete without a visit to the Salzburger Dom cathedral and the fortress of Festung Hohensalzburg. You might also enjoy the enchanting Mirabell Gardens or a visit to one of the city's many museums, such as the Haus der Natur museum of natural science or the Museum der Moderne in Mönchsberg.
Of course, a visit to Mozart's birthplace and residence is an absolute must. And whether or not you have a sweet tooth, a delicious Mozartkugel is an important cultural experience. Our tip: Salzburg's original Mozartkugel sweets were made by the Fürst confectionery company.
Complete your trip to Salzburg with a wander through the historic Getreidegasse alley and a visit to a traditional Austrian coffee house, but don't forget to save some room for a tasty meal at the Gasthof Hintersee on your return.