Culinary Trails in Salzburg

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.

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July 8, 2014 by
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The Music Lover’s Guide to Salzburg

The music lover’s guide to Salzburg has to include Mozart as his influence is impossible to escape, but he’s not the only musical phenomenon associated with the city of music.

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June 10, 2014 by
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Sound of Music Sights in Salzburg

Salzburg may be the city of Mozart, of classical music and smartly dressed concert-going audiences, but it is also the city of Maria, much loved and much visited in pilgrimage to one of the best-selling films of all times. There are many Sound of Music sights in Salzburg and its environs, and a whole tourist industry has grown up around it.

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May 13, 2014 by
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Sights around Hallstatt in Salzburg’s Lake District

The Salzkammergut (Lake District) is one of the most picturesque destinations around Salzburg, an easy hour’s trip from the city into the heart of the Austrian Alps. Thanks to its beauty and position at the top of its lake, the picture-perfect Salzkammergut village of Hallstatt and its environs were UNESCO World Heritage Site-listed in 1997. Sights around Hallstatt of interest include salt mines and dreamy mountain landscapes.

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April 22, 2014 by
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One Day in Innsbruck

One day in Innsbruck can barely do justice to all its treasures; it has a perfect setting in a valley circled by snow-capped mountains and is the main town of the Austrian Tyrol.

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March 25, 2014 by
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Modern Museums in Salzburg

Salzburg conjures up images of Mozart, romance, and fairytale castles, but the city is no Baroque time warp these days. A remarkable spiky, silver pavilion designed by Viennese architecture firm Soma was erected in the Mozartplatz for the 2013 Salzburg Biennale and will be seen all over the city as a temporary home for arts and music festivals, so attitudes are changing. Modern museums in Salzburg are not the anachronism they once were.

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March 18, 2014 by
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