If you’re travelling to this unique city in Austria, there is a wide range of unique attractions you shouldn’t miss out on visiting. This stunning city is similar to an important European metropolis; the only thing is that it’s not as large as one. Still, it’s definitely worth visiting. As a matter of fact, Salzburg is one of the best-preserved cities in Europe, concerning architecture.
Thus, we have come up with a couple of locations you should certainly pay a visit to, and some important tips on how to get there.
Historic Centre of Salzburg
Visiting the historic centre of Salzburg is certainly a must if you’re travelling to this city. As a matter of fact, you can take a stroll in the centre right after arriving at the airport, by Salzburg airport taxi transfer. The centre of the city is quaint, unique and you’ll truly enjoy strolling on the narrow streets. It is quite effortless to arrive in the historic centre of the city, especially if your accommodation is in the proximity. As the city is quite small, you can get by foot to most places, including the historic centre. There, you will see Mozart’s name written all over the place.
Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg)
When visiting Salzburg, you will feel like you’re in a different century, you’ll hear the classical music, see the baroque architecture encompassing the imposing fortress situated at the top of the city. The view is spectacular from up above. You should also be able to reach the fortress by foot, as it is quite visible from basically every corner of the historic centre.
Mozart’s birth house (Mozarts Geburtshaus)
Mozart’s birth house is located in the heart of the historic centre, and it’s visible as it has Mozart’s name written on it. You shouldn’t encounter any problems finding it, as I already mentioned, everything is reachable within walking distance. Mozart fans shouldn’t miss visiting this location, as it holds paintings and works of the musician and not only.
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom zu Salzburg)
This is one of the main attractions in Salzburg – you definitely shouldn’t miss it. While there is no entrance fee, you will still be asked to make a donation for the Dom, as someone will greet you as you enter the majestic cathedral. The cathedral is situated in the central area of the historic centre of the city; there’s no way to miss it.