The city of Salzburg, with its unique natural attractions and cultural tradition, is one of the most popular winter and summer tourist destinations in Austria. Salzburg sits on the Austrian-German border, about two hours by train from Munich and Passau and three hours from Vienna.
Top-rated tourist attractions & things to do in Salzburg
Salzburg is known worldwide as the city of Mozart, and much of the town still looks the same as it did in Mozartís days. Mozart's Birthplace and Mozart's Residence are now museums. The Old Town, with its world-known architecture, is the best-preserved centre in Austria. Most popular Salzburg attractions are Hohensalzburg Fortress, Mirabell Garden and Castle, Salzburg Cathedral, Salzburg Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Natural History and Residence Gallery Salzburg.
There are five concert halls where you can go and watch musical performances or shows. The Christkindlmarkt (Christmas markets) during Advent is in full swing, Adventsingen and other concerts fill the always busy musical calendar. The Salzburg Festival of music and drama is held each summer (for five weeks starting in late July).
Skiing is what Salzburg is famous for during the winter. Salzburg isn't a ski-centre itself, however, it serves as the only connection to many near-by ski-centres.
Close to Salzburg, there are the ice caves and salt mines. Freilassing is a small German town just across the border where locals shop as goods are slightly cheaper than in Austria.
In Austria, all restaurants must have a menu on display outside of the premises or just by the entrance.
Salzburg City Tourist Information offers a Salzburg Card that includes admission to various churches, museums, the zoo, etc. It also provides the user with discounts on other local tours and private excursions, and it also includes use of the local transport system.
Arriving in Salzburg
Salzburg central train station or Salzburg Hauptbahnhof offers excellent intercity and interregional connections. Getting around in Salzburg involves a city bus (StadtBus with numbers from 1 to 8), a tram or a taxi.
Book your private Salzburg taxi with City Airport Taxis and have a professional driver and a luxury vehicle take you to any destination desired.
Salzburg Airport (W.A. Mozart Airport) is the second-busiest in the country and offers flights to European cities such as Vienna, Frankfurt, London, Rotterdam, Brussels, Amsterdam, Dusseldorf, Zurich, Hamburg and Dublin. Also, there are numerous charter flights. The airport has two passenger terminals.
How to get from Salzburg airport to ski resorts
A connection from Salzburg Airport to Salzburg is available by bus or by airport taxi. Private Salzburg airport transfer to Salzburg or any other destination like the famous Kaprun, Saalbach, Zell am See, St Lorenz, Radstadt, Kleinarl and Bad Gastein is available with City Airport Taxis.
Our offer includes free cancellation, free updates and meet and greet at the airport. So, the driver will wait for you when you land, and we will ensure that you arrive at your destination on time. By choosing this kind of transfer, you will avoid the hassle of finding public transport and waiting in queues.
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