The year 2015 brings a very special festival to the music city of Salzburg – the Sound of Music 50th Anniversary Celebration.
Lovely Baroque Salzburg is a truly year-round destination, with music festivals all summer and the snowy winter months also packed with activities. For cultural vultures and sightseers alike, Salzburg in winter is an exciting city to explore.
As the city of Mozart and The Sound of Music, there is always plenty to do and see in Salzburg. Taking private tours of Salzburg guarantees you expert knowledge from your guide, individual attention and the chance to build your own day’s itinerary of sightseeing.
The rococo lakeside Schloss Leopoldskron on the outskirts of Salzburg doubled as the Von Trapp family’s home in The Sound of Music; now privately owned, until recently the castle could only be accessed on a private guided tour but now its possible to stay at Schloss Leopoldskron for several nights as part of a new tour package.
Already legendary for its musical connections both high brow (Mozart) and low brow (The Sound of Music), Salzburg is adding to its credentials by adding gastronomic delights to its claims to fame. Seven themed culinary trails in Salzburg and environs will unveil the heady epicurean influences of the region to the world.