Salzburg Tourism & Travel Guide

Trips and Itineraries for Salzburg

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We visited three Christmas markets in Salzburg in the old city and on the outskirts of town....

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Top Places To Visit in Salzburg 169 Spots

Monchsberg 34, Salzburg 5020
The majestic castle forms the backdrop to Salzburg skyline.
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Getreidegasse, Salzburg 5020
The most up scale shopping street of Salzburg
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Weekend Getaways from Salzburg  

The morning at Prague was a pleasant one . The sun was shining and the cold winds were complementing the beauty of the surroundings. Prague involved a lot of walk through cobbled streets so we slipped into comfortable walking shoes . The first place we were taken to was the majestic St Vitus Cathedral which is a striking example of gothic and neo-gothic architecture dating back to the 12th century . For more information https://www.hrad.cz/en/prague-castle-for-visitors/objects-for-visitors/st.-vitus-cathedral-10330.After that we saw the museum of armamentarium adjacent to it and went on a walk towards the highlight of the tour , the famous Charle's Bridge . I wonder how many movies have been shot on this place and I felt blessed walking over it and soaking in the beauty of the place . With local painters lined up to paint the scenery and artists performing around every small corner , the wonderful statues . It was a sight to behold . We went on walking until we reached the town square which houses the famous Astronomical clock.The clock was first installed in 1410, making it the third-oldest astronomical clock in the world and the oldest one still operating. Every hour the clock displays a beautiful play of puppets and the crowd just join in to watch the show. My passion for collecting wines from all over the world took me to a quaint shop with some excellent collections and amongst one I bought was the green fairy , Absinthe.Read more about it to know . The festivities were still in full flow on the town square but our hearts were getting heavier as the trip was nearing its closure .Finally the younger members of the group clubbed in to enjoy the last bit of the evening with a fantastic diner at a lovely pub plying live music . We called it a day .


About Salzburg

Known primarily for the shooting of " Sound of Music " and the song " Do re mi" , this quaint town is nothing less than a dream . The beauty is just overwhelming . We were first taken to the Mirabel gardens where the movie was shot and then led to the Salzburg castle which presented us a wonderful panoramic view of Salzburg . The lock bridge over the Salzach river presented with another mesmerising view of the place . We just immersed ourselves in the beauty of the place . Followed by that we were led back to Vienna by evening after dinner .

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Best time to visit Salzburg is from February to May
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