Austria - Austria - Salzburg

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Things to Do in Salzburg

The city of Salzburg and its surrounding areas are best-known for being featured in The Sound of Music. The most famous film locations are the baroque Mirabell Palace and Gardens, the Felsenreitschule (Summer Riding School), and the Benedictine Nonnberg Convent. These sites are well-worth a visit, even if you’re not musically-inclined!

Mirabell Palace and Gardens, Salzburg, Austria, Europe
Mirabell Palace and Gardens is featured in "The Sound of Music". 
 

After taking a stroll through the quaint Old Town, head up to the Festung Hohensalzburg (Salzburg Castle), built in 1077, for a great view over the city. You can easily access it by foot, or via funicular.

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Jordan

15 Mar 2019
19-25 years
Australia

Old Town Salzburg

This city is a beautiful little gem on the Austrian border. At Christmas it comes alive with markets and winter food favorites. Quiet and family friendly.

The Sound of Music Tour Lack of night life

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Leah Martin

24 Jan 2019
19-25 years
UK

Pretty for a day

Great day trip from Munich, but wouldn’t recommend staying for longer. Walk up to the fortress rather than paying for the funicular and ensure you have plenty of time to walk around the old town!

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Lucia

17 Jan 2019
19-25 years
United Kingdom

A Stunning City

I visited Salzburg several times while living in Germany. I loved the tranquility of the city and gorgeous open surroundings. Visiting the old part of the city really feels like stepping back in time.

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Lilly

23 Nov 2018
26-30 years
Germany

Salzburg - Winter Wonderland

Salzburg is a perfect city for a weekendtrip in Winter. There are a lot of nice litte markets, great food and the beautiful castle (covered in snow if you are lucky) You can wander around the little streets in the old town and do some window shopping for hours and then enjoy some mulled wine in one of the many nice cafés.

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Erin McBrayer

2 Aug 2018
26-30 years
Germany

Great Day Trip

Perfect for a day trip, especially if you love The Sound of Music! Worth going up to the castle/fort for lovely views.

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