Activities and excursions in Salzburg
The favorable geographic location makes Salzburg a central point for excursions. You can reach many interesting excursion destinations in only a few minutes from here:
Hellbrunn palace fountains, Hallein salt mine, Salzburg open-air museum, Berchtesgaden-Königssee, Salzkammergut lakes, Werfen World of the Ice Giants, and...
Take a tour through the house where Mozart was born and get a glimpse into his world. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a famous composer, and his work has fascinated people around the world. Today, his birthplace is a cultural meeting place, which brings thousands of visitors from around the world to Salzburg each year.
More information at: www.mozarteum.at
Haus der Natur
The Haus der Natur is a museum for nature and technology. There are aquariums and terrariums with living reptiles and amphibians, a dinosaur hall, space exhibit, world of crystals, and much more. Let yourself be surprised and experience nature in wonderful ways.
More information at: www.hausdernatur.at
Boat ride on the Salzach
In 1891, the last passenger ship sailed on the Salzach. Since 2002, it's back in business. From May to September, you can experience the beauty of the city of Salzburg and its surroundings from the water with our Salzburg city boat ride the highlight of your Salzburg stay.
More information at: www.salzburgschifffahrt.at
Berchtesgaden Salzburg - Königsee
A ride through the district of Berchtesgadener Land will give you a glimpse of the alpine world of Bavaria. The Königsee is nestled between the steep, towering mountains, of which the Watzmann is probably the most famous. It is considered nature's pearl in the southern Bavaria region. In the town of Berchtesgaden, you have the opportunity to try some delicious Bavarian delicacies.
St. Gilgen on the Wolfgangsee is a picturesque place worth seeing. The legendary Krottensee and Schloss Hüttenstein are also fascinating sights. A boat ride on the Mondsee will top off your perfect and adventurous day.
More information at: www.salzkammergut.at
The Hohensalzburg castle in the heart of the city of Salzburg is the largest fully preserved castle in Central Europe.
The prince's room and castle museum for example are especially noteworthy and interesting. To make your excursion to the castle easier, there is a funicular in the Festungsgasse, which will bring you to the top. The view from the mountain is unique and provides a view over the entire city of Salzburg.
More information at: www.hohensalzburg.com
The center of the historic district of Salzburg is formed by the sacred, early Baroque building - the Salzburg cathedral. It has an impressive facade and a massive dome. The cathedral has been destroyed several times by fires and rebuilt. It has also been expanded.
More information at: www.salzburger-dom.at
Mirabell palace & gardens
The palace was built in 1906 by prince-archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau for his lover Salome Alt. Successor Markus Sitticus von Hohenems renamed Schloss Altenau "Mirabell". The Mirabell garden is famous worldwide, and today is an architectural gem and popular photo opportunity.
More information at: www.salzburg.info
Hellbrunn palace & fountains
The Hellbrunn palace is among the most magnificent Reniaissance buildings north of the Alps. At the palace is a vast, beautiful park with the world-famous water fountains, which have been around for 400 years. Water is an important element in the park and squirts out from unexpected hiding places or flows in the greenery behind trees and bushes.
More information at: www.hellbrunn.at
The Salzburg festivals are famous throughout the world, and they include the whole city. In the historic district during the festivals is a large screen, on which all the festivals are broadcast live. The Salzburg festivals have been taking place for more than 90 years. The Sound of Music show has also made a name for itself and is performed in the city every year.
More information at: www.salzburgerfestspiele.at
The Salzburg Residenz today is a magnificent early Baroque building. You can visit the staterooms of the Residenz as well as the social and residential apartments of the Salzburg prince-archbishops and the Residenz gallery with the splendid collections of renowned European painters from the 16th-19th centuries.
Gut Aiderbichl rettete viele Tiere, die schwächer sind, oder eine Behinderung haben und richtete für sie einen Bauernhof ein. Die Tiere fühlen sich dort sichtlich wohl - von Eseln bis hin zu Hirschen. Es gibt bereits 14 Höfe mit mehr als 1000 Tieren, die sich freuen, auf so einen Hof untergekommen zu sein. Die Gründe dafür sind Würde, Nächstenliebe und Respekt, welche zum Umdenken anregen sollen.
Mehr Informationen unter: www.gut-aiderbichl.com
Im Freilichtmuseum in Untersberg finden Sie tpische Bauten aus den 5 verschiedenen Gauen des Land Salzburgs: Flachgau, Tennengau, Pongau, Pinzgau und Lungau. Im Freilichtmuseum wird Ihnen das Leben, ländliche Wohnen, Wirtschaften und ländlichen Bauen vom 16. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert dokumentiert.
Mehr Informationen unter: www.freilichtmuseum.com
Shoppen in einem der schönsten Einkaufszentren der Welt. Der Europark hat bereits viele Auszeichnungen in den Kategorien architektonisches Design und nachhaltige Entwicklung erhalten. Das Einkaufszentrum stellt Ihnen auf über 36000m² und 54 Shops zur Verfügung.
Mehr Informationen unter: www.europark.at