Venue Salzburg


About Salzburg



Salzburg is situated next to the river Salzach and with more than 150.800 inhabitants the fourth largest provincial capital in Austria. The same named federal state Salzburg is situated more or less in the middle of Austria and shares a border with Germany (Bavaria).


Distinguished by its barouque architecture, Salzburgs "Old Town" (Altstadt) is one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.


There are three Universities located in Salzburg (University of Salzburg, Paracelsus Private Medical University and Mozarteum University Salzburg) with a population of about 17.000 students as a whole.



Must-Sees in and around Salzburg


Hohensalzburg Fortress

The largest, fully-preserved fortress in central Europe; it can easily be reached by funicular railway as well as by foot for those who like hiking.


Salzburg's most famous and busy shopping street in the old town; characterized by high, narrow houses tightly nestled together, enticing shops and wrought iron guild signs, romantic passageways and courtyards. The house at No. 9 is the place where W. A. Mozart was born and where he lived until the age of 17.

Museum of Modern Art Mönchsberg

Presided over the rooftops of the old town of Salzburg at the top of Mount Mönchsberg. The modern, purist building provides space for changing exhibitions of 20th and 21st century art.

Museum of Natural History and Technology


Palace, Trick Fountains, Park and Zoo

Whether you visit the palace, the Trick Fountains, the Zoo or just walk around the Park – Hellbrunn is not far away from the city center and worth a visit when the weather is fine.

Untersberg cable car

From the cable car station atop the mountain, you can easily hike to the Geiereck (1805 meters) or walk to the Salzburg Hochthron mountain (1856 meters). From the summit, you'll be able to see the beautiful Salzburg Lake District, as well as the Hohen Tauern mountains.



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