Top 10 things to do in Salzburg

Salzburg

The birthplace of Mozart and host of the world famous Salzburg Festival is dominated by churches, castles and palaces

Salzburg is a city in SalzburgerLand.

Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, is dominated by churches, castles and palaces. Its picturesque old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Festung Hohensalzburg, the landmark of ...

City in SalzburgerLand
Typical length of visit: 2 days
Rating: 4.9

Top 10 things to do in Salzburg

"The Sound of Music"

"The Sound of Music"
Let the world know about Salzburg and its culture

Hohensalzburg Fortress

Hohensalzburg Fortress
Central Europe's largest fully preserved fortress, dating back to the 11th century

Salzburg Old Town

Salzburg Old Town
Fall for the charm of the baroque city by strolling through the city’s historic streets and alleys

A day in Mozart’s footsteps

A day in Mozart’s footsteps
Spend a day in Mozart's footsteps in Salzburg - the city where he was born and grew up

Salzburg Marionette Theater

Salzburg Marionette Theater
See how master puppeteers bring expertly carved puppets to life

Hellbrunn Palace

Hellbrunn Palace
Hellbrunn Palace is an early Baroque villa of palatial size, near Morzg, a southern district of the city of Salzburg, Austria. It was built in 1613-19 by Markus Sittikus von ...

Mirabell Palace

Mirabell Palace
Mirabell Palace is a historical building in the city of Salzburg, Austria. The palace with its gardens is a listed cultural heritage monument and part of the Historic Centre of ...

St Peter's Abbey, Salzburg

St Peter's Abbey, Salzburg
St Peter's Abbey , or St Peter's Archabbey , is a Benedictine monastery in the Austrian city of Salzburg. It is considered one of the oldest monasteries in the German-speaking ...

Petersfriedhof

Petersfriedhof
The Petersfriedhof or St. Peter's Cemetery is - together with the burial site at Nonnberg Abbey - the oldest cemetery in the Austrian city of Salzburg, located at the foot ...

Salzburg Cathedral

Salzburg Cathedral
Salzburg Cathedral is the seventeenth-century Baroque cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Salzburg in the city of Salzburg, Austria, dedicated to Saint Rupert and Saint Vergilius. Founded by Saint ...

Hangar-7

Hangar-7
Hangar-7 in Salzburg, Austria owned by Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz is not a hangar in a traditional sense but rather a multifunctional building with a collection of 25 historical ...

Schloss Leopoldskron

Schloss Leopoldskron
Just beyond the center of Salzburg, a jewel of an 18th-century rococo castle sits alongside a stunning lake.

Mönchsberg

Mönchsberg
The Mönchsberg, at 507 meters above sea level, is one of the five mountains in the city of Salzburg, Salzburgerland, Austria. It is named after the Benedictine monks of St ...

Residenzgalerie

Residenzgalerie
The Residenzgalerie is an art gallery in the Alte Residenz, Salzburg, Austria. Its collection includes works by Rembrandt, Carel Fabritius, Carlo Saraceni and Hieronymus Francken II.HistoryThe state-owned ...

Nonnberg Abbey

Nonnberg Abbey
Nonnberg Abbey is a Benedictine monastery in Salzburg, Austria.HistoryIt was founded ca. 714 by Saint Rupert of Salzburg and is the oldest women's religious house in the ...

Kapuzinerberg

Kapuzinerberg
Kapuzinerberg is a hill on the eastern bank of Salzach river in Salzburg, Salzburgerland, Austria.HeightIt is elevated 640 meters above sea level.HistoryIt is home ...

Salzburg Festival

Salzburg Festival
The Salzburg Festival is a prominent festival of music and drama established in 1920. It is held each summer within the Austrian town of Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus ...

Salzburg Museum

Salzburg Museum
Housed in the Neuen Residenz , the Salzburg Museum is the museum of artistic and cultural history for the city and region of Salzburg, Austria. It originated as the Provincialmuseum ...

Salzburg Zoo

Salzburg Zoo
Salzburg Zoo , also referred to as Tiergarten Hellbrunn, is a zoo in Salzburg, Salzburgerland, Austria.AnimalsIt is 14 hectares in size, and has 1200 animals from 140 ...

Festungsberg

Festungsberg
Festungsberg is a mountain in the city of Salzburg, Salzburgerland, Austria. Its summit at about 542 m is the site of Hohensalzburg Castle.The mountain is located in the south of the ...

Großes Festspielhaus

Großes Festspielhaus
The Großes Festspielhaus was designed by the architect Clemens Holzmeister in 1956 for the Salzburg Festival in Austria. The Festspielhaus was inaugurated on 26 July 1960 with a performance of ...

Schloss Klessheim

Schloss Klessheim
Schloss Klessheim is a Baroque palace located in Wals-Siezenheim, 4 km west of Salzburg, Austria. Designed and constructed by Austrian architect Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach for Prince-Archbishop Johann Ernst von ...

Gaisberg

Gaisberg
Gaisberg is a mountain to the east of Salzburg, Austria. It belongs to the Osterhorngruppe between the Lammertal valley and the Wolfgangsee. A public bus route starting from the Mirabellplatz ...

Altstadt Salzburg

Altstadt Salzburg
Altstadt Salzburg is one of the districts of Salzburg, Salzburgerland, Austria.Old cityIn Altstadt Salzburg are found the more important monuments of the city, being recognised a World ...

Red Bull Arena

Red Bull Arena
Red Bull Arena may refer to one of multiple association football stadia:Red Bull Arena , home stadium of German football club RB Leipzig.Red Bull Arena , home stadium of American ...

Rainberg

Rainberg
Rainberg is a mountain, in the city of Salzburg, Salzburgerland, Austria.HeightIt is 511 meters high. ...

Palace of Hellbrunn

Palace of Hellbrunn
Visit the unique world of Hellbrunn’s trick fountains and Mannerist architecture for an afternoon of amazing family fun.

Mirabell Castle & Gardens

Mirabell Castle & Gardens
Salzburg’s Prince Archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau’s token of love for Salome Alt

Café Tomaselli: Mozart’s favorite

Café Tomaselli: Mozart’s favorite
The perfect spot to indulge and relax by the Cathedral on your way up to the Hohenfestung Salzburg

Culture & Art at Sacher Salzburg

Culture & Art at Sacher Salzburg
A grandiose hotel in Salzburg

Europe’s oldest restaurant

Europe’s oldest restaurant
The oldest restaurant (first mentioned in 803!) is an experience you might not want to miss

Hangar7 - an arts & culinary temple

Hangar7 - an arts & culinary temple
This architectural, arts & culinary temple located right at the Salzburg Airport is well worth your visit.

Hellbrunn's Advent

Hellbrunn's Advent
Enter the fairy tale world of Hellbrunn Palace during its amazing Advent season starting 4 weeks before christmas.

High up on the Alpine pasture

High up on the Alpine pasture
The Alpine pastures transport animals and people alike in an intoxicating mood for just a short while in summer

Modern Art in Salzburg

Modern Art in Salzburg
Enjoy the amazing view of Salzburg's downtown. The cafe offers great views as well as great cuisine.

Pfefferschiff

Pfefferschiff
A fixed star in the culinary heavens of Salzburg for music festival visitors as well as for many others

Salzburg - A Baroque Jewel

Salzburg - A Baroque Jewel
Its picturesque streets are packed with modern-art galleries, music clubs, and theaters

Salzburg Card

Salzburg Card
enjoy reduced entrance fees to museums, free public transportation and much more

Salzburg Festival

Salzburg Festival
One of the most prestigious music festivals on earth, celebratd on the city’s squares and streets

Salzburg's Schrannenmarkt

Salzburg's Schrannenmarkt
Has always been the weekly market for the people living in and around the city of Salzburg

Salzburg's Walk of Modern Art

Salzburg's Walk of Modern Art
Follow the path of ten art projects and get to know the real Salzburg

Salzburg’s Avant-garde Traditions

Salzburg’s Avant-garde Traditions
Dirndl and Lederhosen in Salzburg stand between tradition and the avant-garde.

SommerSzene

SommerSzene
An international avant-garde festival (July)

Tauern Bike Path

Tauern Bike Path
This bike path is a bikers dream come true as it cuts through some of the world's most mountainous terrain

The Salzburg Festival

The Salzburg Festival
Musicians and ensembles of the highest calibre fill the beautiful Alpine city with music and drama

Via Culinaria, a Gourmet's Roadmap

Via Culinaria, a Gourmet's Roadmap
Puts the variety of regional products front and center, weaving a SalzburgerLand holiday with the true gourmet's dream