Hiking in the Salzburg Alps

The Alpine countryside around Salzburg has a hiking route network of around 4,500 miles (7,200 kilometers), with trails waymarked with red and white signs. Hiking in the Salzburg Alps is suitable for all comers, from novice to expert mountaineer.

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June 29, 2016 by
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It’s free to wander the scenic streets of Salzburg’s Old Town.

Budget-Friendly Things to Do in Salzburg

As the home of Mozart and The Sound of Music, Salzburg certainly brings in the crowds from across the world, attracted by its Baroque architecture and year-round musical frenzy. But it’s not a cheap city, and in these days of financial constraint, every euro counts. Here are some budget-friendly things to do in Salzburg.

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June 22, 2016 by
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Regional Foods and Drinks of Salzburg

Along with alpenhorns and dirndl skirts, Austria conjures visions of crowded beer halls, historic inns and traditional coffeehouses — and Salzburg is no exception. But regional foods and drinks of Salzburg also look to Bavaria and Hungary for influence.

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May 31, 2016 by
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Salzburg’s Summer Festivals

Summertime in the Austrian Alps is a season of festivals — from the world-famous Salzburg Festival to spiritual celebrations of nature up in the mountains to sporting events. Here’s our pick of some of Salzburg’s summer festivals.

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May 18, 2016 by
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Winter Weekends in Salzburg

Salzburg in the winter

Although lovely Salzburg is a visitor magnet year-round, there’s something special about visiting this enchanting city in the winter, when a layer of snow coats the nearby Alps and thoughts turn to Christmas. Here’s how to make the best of winter weekends in Salzburg.

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November 24, 2015 by
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Visiting Munich from Salzburg

Why visit one beautiful city when you can visit two? Take a day out from exploring the charms of Salzburg and head for Munich in Germany. Visiting Munich from Salzburg takes 90 minutes by road – and it’s a scenic one at that, meandering through the Alps with spectacular views.

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October 6, 2015 by
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