Travel guide - Salzburg
The birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Salzburg is a city in Austria which is profoundly engraved with the marks of the classical tradition, which is expressed in its numerous music festivals. Nestling in the heart of the mountains, beside the river Salzach, the city presents a Baroque ensemble which will plunge the visitor into the past.
The Old Town of Salzburg was added to the Unesco World Heritage list in 1997 and its charming architecture – ranging from Gothic to Baroque in style - offers a beautiful setting for romantic walks or solitary wanderings.
Visiting Salzburg will immerse you in a whirlpool of classical music.
To learn more about Mozart, pay a visit to
A splendidly Baroque city, Salzburg has cultivated a refined way of living which is expressed notably through its culinary specialities. Coffee is present in all its forms and should be enjoyed accompanied by an apple strudel or a Mozart tart… And to delve further into the local gastronomic traditions visit Salzburg during the
Have fun with friends in Salzburg, and enjoy jazz festivals such as
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