Salzburg has a wide network of walking routes that stretch far out into the surrounding countryside for beautiful Alpine views and trails from easy to demanding – in fact more than 4,500 miles (7,200 km) of way-marked trails – but less well known is the existence of many walking routes around Salzburg that head right through the compact city center and the surrounding Stadtberge (city hills).
Category: Things To Do
January 6, 2014
An annual event for years following its highly successful inauguration in 1956, in 2014 Salzburg Mozart Week will be held between January 23 and February 2, which straddles the great composer’s birthday on January 23, 1756. The festival is hosted by the Mozarteum Foundation Salzburg and encompasses a series of chamber and orchestral concerts as well as opera performances conducted by Mozart specialists from across the world.
December 24, 2013
Salzburg is alive with the sound of music all year around but over winter the Alpine meadows and mountains really do ring out to the tunes of Mozart and Maria as the winter music festival season kicks in.
November 26, 2013
Innsbruck looks at its romantic best at Christmas, carpeted with snow and with the magical sparkling backdrop of the Alps. Christmas in Innsbruck kicks off in mid November, when stores are decorated with elaborate Nativity scenes and festive lights, giant yuletide trees twinkle in all the squares and a number of classy festive markets spring up around town.
November 4, 2013
With Christmas Markets and holiday celebrations, December is a lovely time in Salzburg. Experience the season with a Christmas Markets tour from Salzburg, and see the sights with a sightseeing tour of the city. This month one lucky fan will win 2 tickets to do just that!
October 29, 2013
It’s easy to spend a day in Salzburg with Mozart – in fact there is little chance of escaping his influence on the city. The Magic Flute is played on every street corner, he has his own city square, a brace of museums and his image adorns countless souvenirs.