Salzburg Experience

Salzburg experience

Things to see and do.

Salzburg really is a magical place, full of history and charm. To help you experience the best the city has to offer, we’ve chosen some of the best cafés, restaurants and spots to visit. So you can tell your friends at home: "Yes, I was really in Salzburg!"

(The Mozart Salzburg - Salzburg Experience). Hohensalzburg

Fortress Hohensalzburg – View a spectacular sunset from the castle, ideally with a glass of Crémant in hand.

(The Mozart Salzburg - Salzburg Experience). Getreidegasse

Getreidegasse – A busy and elegant shopping street in the old town with number 9 being the most famous house in Salzburg: the birthplace of its most celebrated resident, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

(The Mozart Salzburg - Salzburg Experience). Café Fürst

Café Fürst – open, since 1890. Try their wonderful speciality: sweet balls made of pistachio, marzipan and nougat.

(The Mozart Salzburg - Salzburg Experience). Salzburg Festival

Salzburger Festspiele – A once in a lifetime opportunity, to see the festival highlight ‘Jederman’ (Everyman), a medieval play, performed outside Salzburg Cathedral.

(The Mozart Salzburg - Salzburg Experience). Hellbrunn

Hellbrunn – Visit the former residence of the Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg famed for his mischievous sense of humour. Stroll through the grounds of the his magical water park and be prepared for a few ‘surprises’!

Further Tips

  • Salzach River

    Follow the Salzach river to Café Bazar, where the coffee flows.

  • Walks

    Wander through the streets of the old town of Salzburg and experience its history.

  • Gstättengasse

    Eat and drink with local Salzburgers at their ‘traditional meeting place’, in the historic centre of the city.

  • Steingasse

    Visit the oldest street in Salzburg and visit number 31, once the home of Franz Xaver Gruber, the composer of ‘Silent Night, Holy Night’.