City Guide Salzburg, Austria

Visiting Salzburg

Situated right in the heart of Austria, Salzburg was an independent state from the rest of the country until 1816. It is synonymous with music as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born here. It hosts the annual Salzburg Festival, which showcases many operas and attracts millions every year. Salzburg is also where 'The Sound of Music' was filmed.

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Salzburg City Reviews

  • 70%


    The Hills Are Alive!

    This is a beautiful city settled in the Alps. Most of the town in pedestrianized so it's easy and safe to get around. The Sound of Music was filmed here so there are plenty of tours that will take you to see the sights from the movie. The Augustiner brewery is also in town and serves up some excellent beer.

    Insider Tip:After a long day walking around town, sit down for a cold one at the Augustiner Brewery beer garden.

  • 80%



    Definite must visit for all Sound of Music fans, and for everybody else.. :) Beautiful city, gardens, parks, castles, buildings and excellent activities, something for everyone!!

    Insider Tip:A great way to see the city (whether you're a Sound of Music fan or not) is to do Maria's Bicycle tour, just remember to book oink advance, especially dying peak seasons.

  • 40%


    Salzburg: awesome and expensive

    Super expensive. Great outdoors. Untersberg is an amazing hike. The apple pie on the top is the bomb. Great town to just chill.

    Insider Tip:Cafe Indigo is cheap and amazing. Mozart houses are not worth it, but sound of music tour definitely is.

  • 80%


    Salzburg, Austria

    If you love history and classical music, Salzburg will be a paradise for you! The birth place of Mozart, the classic arts are very lively in this city 'till this day. You'll see locals either carrying an instrument or walking to theatre classes or performances. The old town is one of the best that I've seen for seeing old churches, the birthplace of Mozart, and of course the world-famous Hohensalzburg castle (the largest intact castle in central Europe).

    Insider Tip:Bring a comfortable pair of shoes before trying to walk up to the Hohensalzburg castle! Or consider taking the cable car!

  • 60%


    excellent but wi-fi...

    good system and comfortable. clean. but please check wi-fi. I thought that my mobile phone has problem. I knew that many people can't use wi-fi.

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