Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a city that will capture your heart with its charm, beauty, and rich history. The city boasts stunning architecture, picturesque gardens, and a lively cultural scene that will leave you in awe. Take a stroll through the historic Old Town, explore the stunning Mirabell Palace and Gardens, and discover the hidden gems that make Salzburg so unique. Whether you are a lover of music, art, or history, Salzburg has something for everyone. The city is also surrounded by breathtaking natural landscapes, including the famous Alps, providing visitors with endless opportunities for outdoor activities.


What you’ll love most about Salzburg

  • A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Old Town of Salzburg is a beautiful maze of narrow streets and alleys, with stunning baroque architecture, churches, and museums
  • Located on a hill overlooking the city, the medieval Hohensalzburg Fortress offers breathtaking views of Salzburg and its surroundings
  • One the most beautiful gardens in Europe, the Mirabell Palace and Gardens is a stunning example of baroque landscaping and a popular spot for weddings and photo shoots
  • Visit the house where Mozart was born and raised, which has been converted into a museum showcasing his life and work
  • Explore the locations where the famous movie Sound of Music was filmed and learn about the real von Trapp family’s history
  • Take a relaxing cruise along the Salzach River and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Salzburg and its surroundings

Where to Book

  • Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg - Tourismus Salzburg GmbH/Günter Breitegger

  • Tauern cycle track - SalzburgerLand Tourismus/Tom Son

  • Salzburg city view - Tourismus Salzburg GmbH

  • Top of Salzburg Kitzsteinhorn

  • Mountain biking through the Salzburg region - Österreich Werbung/Charly Schwarz

  • Freeskier in the Salzburgerland - SalzburgerLand Tourismus

  • Stopping for a break during a walk in the Salzburger region - SalzburgerLand Tourismus

  • Salzburg city view in the winter - Tourismus Salzburg GmbH

  • City of Salzburg - Tourismus Salzburg GmbH/Günter Breitegger

  • Christmas market Salzburg - SalzburgerLand Tourismus/Achim Meurer

  • New Year's Eve in Salzburg: View from Kapuzinerberg to the fortress - Tourismus Salzburg GmbH

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 3℃
  • 5℃
  • 11℃
  • 15℃
  • 20℃
  • 23℃
  • 25℃
  • 24℃
  • 20℃
  • 15℃
  • 8℃
  • 4℃
  • 11
  • 9
  • 12
  • 11
  • 13
  • 16
  • 15
  • 14
  • 11
  • 9
  • 11
  • 12

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

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