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Salzburg Travel Tips

3 Days in Salzburg: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1662 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

It?s no surprise that Salzburg has been such a draw for tourists over the last several hundred years. Sitting on the Salzach River and a stone?s throw away from the Bavarian Alps, the local ...  Read more

Sound of Music Tours

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1419 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Salzburg is a city with a rich musical history. Mozart was born there, and performed regularly as a child prodigy until he was 17 years old and moved to Vienna. The local choirs fill the ...  Read more

Sound of Music 50th Anniversary Tours

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1405 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

2015 marks 50 years since The Sound of Music film captivated audiences around the globe, making star Julie Andrews a household name, sweeping up five Oscars and leaving millions of cinema-goers ...  Read more

Visiting Eagle?s Nest and Berchtesgaden from Salzburg

By Viator, November 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 340 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There?s so much to do in and around Salzburg, from attending classical concerts to visiting romantic castles or exploring salt mines and ice caves, ski-ing in winter and hiking through the staggering ...  Read more

Christmas Markets

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 23 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Located on the Salzach River and a stone?s throw away from the Bavarian Alps, Salzburg is a magical place. With tall cathedral and church spires rising into the night sky of the Old Town and horse ...  Read more

Day Trips from Salzburg

By Viator, February 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 15 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There?s so much to do around Salzburg, from visiting romantic castles to exploring salt mines, ice caves or the house of a despot; and that?s all before discovering the staggering natural beauty of ...  Read more

Christmas in Salzburg

By Viator, December 2014

Tours & Tickets

Salzburg sits prettily on the river Salzach, hemmed in by the bluff slopes of Kapuzinerberg Mountain. At Christmas, Austria?s most romantic city dons its glad-rags and puts on a splendid show.  ...  Read more

Visiting the Alps from Salzburg

By Sasha , March 2013

There?s so much to see in the Alps around Salzburg, from roaring rivers to snowy peaks, and plenty for outdoors enthusiasts, whatever the weather or season. Editor?s Note: This recommendation was ...  Read more

Getting Around Salzburg

By Sasha , February 2013

1.    Bicycle Salzburg is ideally set up for cyclists, with safe cycle lanes avoiding snarled traffic and forming a network of path covering 106 miles (170 km); best for visitors ...  Read more

Romantic Things to do in Salzburg

By Sasha , February 2013

Salzburg, with its glorious Austrian alpine setting and swirling Baroque architecture, is a city made for romance. The streets of the charming Aldstadt (Old Town) feature swirling Baroque churches, ...  Read more

Dining on a Budget in Salzburg

By Sasha , February 2013

Romantic Salzburg in its glorious Austrian alpine setting is a city that lives well on its stomach. It?s crammed with top-quality restaurants that can be prohibitively pricey, but there are myriad ...  Read more

Salzburg in Winter

By Sasha , January 2013

Austria?s romantic city of Salzburg looks gorgeous under her blanket of snow but can be bitterly cold in winter with temperatures dropping to around 15°C below freezing. However, skies are ...  Read more

New Year?s Eve in Salzburg

By Sasha , December 2012

Salzburg likes to dress up over Silvester, Austrian New Year; its cobbled streets roar into life with a series of concerts and gala dinners, firework displays, and street parties among its Baroque ...  Read more

Free Things To Do in Salzburg

By John Reality , Cambodia, October 2012

As with almost any ?free? activity one might recommend, it?s possible to find yourself tempted or inclined to break your fiscal fast and drop a little change. It?s your right to do so, obviously, but ...  Read more

Cafes in Salzburg

By John Reality , Cambodia, October 2012

Vienna is not the only city in Austria that has a flourishing café culture. In many ways, the cafes in Salzburg are more diverse. Peruse the following if you?re interested in beginning your ...  Read more

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