Salzburg Tourist Info

Salzburg <br />Salzburg never ceases to enchant visitors with its charming streets, a historic city center declared a World Heritage Site and a many-faceted cultural offer. The baroque city with its landmark, Hohensalzburg Fortress, is a true gem offering a wide range of highlights throughout the year. <br /><br />Mozart <br />The composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is Salzburg's most famous son. His birthplace in Getreidegasse and the Residence on Makart Square are two of the city's most popular attractions. Mozart's work is one of the fixtures of any vacation in Salzburg, be it to Mozart Week in January, the Salzburg Festival in the summer or one of the countless evening concerts. <br /><br />Salzburg Festival <br />The Salzburg Festival is one of the world's most sophisticated music festivals, characterized by a superior quality in music and international performing artists. First class music and culture: each year at Easter, Whitsuntide and during the summer months. <br /><br />World Heritage Site <br />Salzburg's historic city center became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The historical buildings, bearing witness to the long rule of the prince archbishops, the romantic corners and narrow lanes can be explored on foot. <br /><br />Salzburg Congress <br />Salzburg Congress is one of Europe's top venues for congresses, meetings and events. Its central location next to the Mirabell Gardens, the flexible room layout, the modern equipment and a professional team invite you to step onto the stage of success. <br /><br />Advent <br />A large number of music events and local customs such as Advent Singing, Krampus runs and the Winterfest dominate the pre-Christmas season in Salzburg. Romantic Christmas markets such as the Christmas market on Cathedral Square or at Hellbrunn Palace add to the enchanting atmosphere.