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Salzburg, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site since 1997, is a rich tapestry of experiences just waiting to be explored. Nearly everything, from art and culture to historical landmarks and modern attractions, is within a short stroll. Boasting over 4,000 cultural events a year and a stunning collection of 20 baroque churches, Salzburg is a city that invites deep exploration and complete cultural immersion. Whether you're after pleasure, relaxation, or culinary delights, Salzburg presents a wealth of choices for an unforgettable city break.
Altstadt, Old Town

The majority of Salzburg's tourist attractions can be found in Altstadt, the Old Town. However, the charm of the area itself is, perhaps, the biggest draw of all. Altstadt is a recognised UNESCO world heritage site that brims with quaint squares, graceful fountains, Baroque churches, charming medieval structures, wrought iron signs, and much more.

Festung Hohensalzburg
Mönchsberg 34, Salzburg

Perched atop the Festungsberg at an elevation of 506 metres, Hohensalzburg Fortress stands as an expansive medieval stronghold. Commissioned by the prince-archbishops of Salzburg, this grand fortress spans an impressive length of 250 metres and a width of 150 metres, making it one of Europe's largest medieval castles. Ascend to Hohensalzburg Fortress via the cableway and be treated to awe-inspiring vistas. To the north, the city reveals its array of church spires, while to the south, the majestic Alps paint a breathtaking backdrop.

Augustiner Bräu
Lindhofstrasse 7, Salzburg

Augustiner Bräu is the largest brewery tavern in all of Austria and boasts an enchanting beer garden surrounded by lush greenery. Guests queue up for a beer in the brewery, which is served straight from wooden beer barrels, while hungry visitors stroll up and down the 'Schmankerlgang' hallway to choose from a wide range of typical fare at the various kiosks.

St Peter Stiftskulinarium
Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1/4, Salzburg

Located in St Peter's Monastery, St Peter Stiftskulinarium holds the title of being the oldest restaurant in Central Europe, extending its warm hospitality for over 1200 years. Serving traditional Austrian dishes and creative specialities, such as monastery stew and St Peter's fish, the restaurant presents a unique culinary experience in an elegant and historic setting.

Salzburger Heimatwerk
Residenzplatz 9, Salzburg

Since 1946, Salzburger Heimatwerk has been dedicated to preserving and promoting the region's rich folk culture through costumes, customs, and handicrafts. Housed under the majestic vaults of the historic New Residenz, their impressive tailoring and dressmaking workshop creates exceptional dirndls and traditional costumes. They exclusively utilise the finest hand-woven and hand-printed fabrics, sourced from local artisans, to highlight their artistry and expertise. Their diverse selection, ranging from luxurious silk to textured linen, showcases the variety of materials used in traditional costume-making. In addition, Heimatwerk takes pride in presenting exquisite designer products and stylish leather clothing, adding an elegant touch to their collection.

Der Grünmarkt
Universitätsplatz/Wiener-Philharmoniker-Gasse, Salzburg

Located next to the Collegiate Church on Universitätsplatz, the colourful Grünmarkt (Green Market) has been a bustling gathering place since 1857. Every day, except on Sundays and public holidays, you can browse here and find almost everything you desire — from fresh bread and baked goods to meat and fish, as well as an abundance of fruits, vegetables, and even wooden toys.

Passport / Visa

Austria can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travellers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.

Salzburg Airport (SZG)
Innsbrucker Bundesstrasse 95, Salzburg

Salzburg Airport (SZG) is situated 4 km away from the German border and 4 km from the city centre of Salzburg. Convenient public buses operate on a regular schedule, connecting Salzburg Airport, the main train station, and the city centre. Bus number 2 runs every 15 to 20 minutes throughout the week, providing transportation between Salzburg Main Station and the airport. On Sundays and public holidays, the bus frequency is every 20 minutes. The journey typically takes approximately 23 minutes. For those preferring taxi services, both Salzburg's main railway station and the airport terminal offer dedicated taxi stands. The travel time from the airport to the railway station is around 15 to 20 minutes.

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