Salzburg City Breaks

Dreaming spires, sublime beauty, green hills, snow-white mountain tops and romantic gardens are just a few of the reasons why this city, the birthplace of Mozart, is loved by millions.

Insider Tip

Spend a leisurely day at Mirabell Garden and explore the park at Mirabell Palace.

Salzburg city map

Must See


must see in salzburg

The birth place of Mozart a 3-bedroom apartment, Getreidegasse is now a museum, as is Mozart's residence on the River Salzach. 

Salzburg Cathedral is a spectacular sight. This 17th century baroque cathderal is the site of the baptism of Mozart.

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Must Do

must do in salzburg

Spend the afternoon at Hellbrunn Palace, a baroque villa of palatial style. One of the main attractions at Hellbrunn Park is the pavilion in which Leisl and Franz first met in the Sound of Music.

Find a traditional coffee shop in Mozartplatz and order an Austrian coffee and a slice of Salzburg Nockerl.

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Food & Drink

food and drink in salzburg

Salzburg is like a real candy land! You will always find a delicious meal or treat on your plate that resembles a work of art. If something savoury is more appealing try a brettljause (cold platter) consisting of cheese, smoked bacon and fresh bread. Or try spatzle, a pasta-type dish, which is fried and served with strong cheese.




shopping in salzburg

The old town offers a unique shopping experience. Jewellery and handicrafts are just some of the items that can be found for sale along the pretty, narrow lanes and charming squares in the historic centre.



excursions in salzburg

Sound of Music Tour

This popular tour highlights landmarks and locations from the picturesque scenes of the film to the wedding church at Mondree.

Departs: daily. Duration: 4 hours.
Adults from £31.

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