Today we will focus on the city card that Salzburg has to offer- The Salzburg Card and whether it's worth investing in? Let's find out.
Let's start off by first listing the top offerings of the Salzburg Card so you have a better idea:
1. One-time FREE entry to all city tourist attractions and museums 2. Free travel on public transportation 3. Free Salzach River Tour 4. Free ride up to the Fortress with the Festunghsbahn Funicular 5. Free access to the Monchsberg Lift 6. Free access to the Untersbergganh lift 7. Discounts on several tours 8. Discounts on several concerts and cultural events.
For the full list of free attractions covered under Salzburg Card and other offerings click HERE.
Now coming on to our personal experience with the Salzburg Card, let me list out the attractions which we ended up going to and really liked.
1. Hohensalzburg Fortress - The fortress dominates the skyline; throughout the city you will have several vantage points to see it from different angles. The ride up to the fortress (through the funicular) is included in the Salzburg Card. The panoramic view of the city and the surrounding mountains from the castle are breathtaking.
Tip - reach there before 11 AM to get access to the state rooms free of charge. Apart from the spectacular views we particularly enjoyed the little puppet museum inside the castle.