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  • SALZBURG, AUSTRIA CITY GUIDE

GETTING AROUND SALZBURG

The Old Town of Salzburg is charming, small, and easily navigated on foot. You can fill two relaxing days. We recommend checking with your hotel concierge about the best way to reach your destination.

THINGS TO DO IN SALZBURG

Map of Salzburg showing points of interest1. TOURIST OFFICE – MOZARTPLATZ

A great place to start for maps and information on events and getting around.

2. SALZBURG RESIDENZ

A renowned Baroque palace museum with
masterpieces by Dutch masters, including Rembrandt.

3. FORTRESS HOHENSALZBURG

It’s hard to miss one of Europe’s largest medieval castles overlooking the city. A steep walk or funicular will bring you there. Tour the interior and exhibits of this 11th-century complex and enjoy views of the Alps.

4. MOZART’S BIRTHPLACE

For classical music fans, or anyone that appreciates music in general, this house museum where Mozart was born in 1756 details his youth.

5. MOZART’S RESIDENCE

As an adult, Mozart lived here with his family for over a decade, the exhibits and articles are dedicated to the composer’s life and include original documents, portraits, and his piano.

6. MIRABELL PALACE

A beautiful 17th-century palace with an extensive ornamental garden that was used in the film The Sound of Music.

7. LINZER GASSE

A centuries-old city square and pedestrian-only shopping avenue.

8. FRANZISKISCHLOSSL

A 17th-century defense tower above the city turned restaurant and inn. A road and hiking path wind their way to the top.

9. VILLA TRAPP

Located a bit outside the city, this estate is the original home of the famous Trapp Family (who fled Austria and settled in Stowe, VT, where Boundless Journeys is based). Although a hotel now, the property offers guided tours of the house to the publc and provides information on the true story of the family.

For hotel recommendations, please see the Pre- & Post-Tour section of your Trip Planner.

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