Mozart House, Salzburg, Austria
Salzburg Resort Information
Salzburg is next to the border, with Germany to the west and the Salzkammergut region to the east. The Salzach river flows south - north through Salzburg. There are lots of things to do in Salzburg. Wolfgang Amadaeus Mozart was born in Salzburg and there are lots of events about his life and music. The old part of Salzburg (Altstadt) is designated a world heritage site by UNESCO and has a pedestrian zone where you can walk around the narrow streets with buildings from all periods, shops, museums. Hohensalzburg Fortress, south of the Altstadt, is on the top of Mönchsberg (520m) where you get a good view of the city.
Salzburg is “The Sound of Music” country!
Click here for a Resort Map of Salzburg and details of city guides and walking / hiking maps.
Walking / Hiking in the Salzburg Area
There is not a lot of mountain walking in Salzburg but there are lots of walks around the city. There are a lots of walks in the surrounding area. A good choice for a variety of walks is to the east of Salzburg in the Salzkammergut region where there are a number of lakes, one of the largest being Wolfgangsee (or Abersee).
The Tourist Office may offer free led walks.
Salzburg Walking / Hiking Maps and City Guides
There are several maps and guide books that cover the area at different scales suitable for walking, hiking and exploring Salzburg and the surrounding area.
Click here for Salzburg City Guides
Click here for Salzburg Map Information.
Salzburg Tourist Information
The Tourist Information Office is:
Tourismus Salzburg GmbH,
Tel: +43 (0) 662 / 88987-0,
Fax: +43 (0) 662 / 88987-32,
Airports (Flughafen) near to Salzburg
The nearest airport is Salzburg which is about 6 km by road, on the west side of Salzburg.
Other airports are (quickest route):
Rail Stations (Bahnhof) near to Salzburg
There is a large main station in Salzburg with several other stations around Salzburg.
Trains are run by Austrian Railways ÖBB.
Click here for ÖBB train, tram and bus timetables in English.
There are a large number of bus and tram routes in Salzburg and the surrounding area..
Click here for ÖBB Postbus, train and tram timetables in English.
There are no cable cars in Salzburg.
Salzburg Insight Smart Guide
What to do and see in Salzburg. Includes street atlas with index and transport maps.
Hellbrunn Castle & Fountains near Salzburg
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