Here are the top 7 tourist attractions to see in Salzburg:

1. Altstadt

4.5 /5

2 km
from city center
1 out of 7
places to visit in Salzburg

The old town, also known as Altstadt in German is the part of the city that contains some of the most popular attractions - Mozarts Geburtshaus, the Salzburg Museum, Getreidegasse street.

2. Mirabell Palace and Gardens

4.3 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 7
places to visit in Salzburg

The beautiful Mirabell gardens are ideal to have a relaxed evening at. The baroqueness of the Mirabell palace gives it the cultural importance in Salzburg.

3. Hohensalzburg Fortress

4.2 /5

2 km
from city center
3 out of 7
places to visit in Salzburg

Theæcastleæis Central EuropeÍs biggest fortification

4. Hellbrunn Palace

3.8 /5

5 km
from city center
4 out of 7
places to visit in Salzburg

Lying on the outskirts of the city is this palatial size villa, which is quite a famous tourist attraction in both summer and winter.

5. Salzburg Cathedral

3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 7
places to visit in Salzburg

Renowned for its baroque architecture and its vastness

6. Mozart's Residence (Mozarts Wonhaus)

3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 7
places to visit in Salzburg

If you a fan of Mozart's music or even have a knack for music then Mozart's Residence is worth a visit for you

7. Daytrips

3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 7
places to visit in Salzburg

Daytrips are ideal when you have more than 2-3 days in Salzburg

FAQs on Salzburg

How can I commute within Salzburg?

Taking advantage of its small size, it is convenient to explore the city on foot. Ask your hotel/hostel desk for a map of the city. Some hostels such as the Yoho International Youth Hostel, provide maps with coloured routes for simpler navigation. Different routes cover different attractions. Bikes can also be hired from most hotels and hostels. A horse drawn carriage - called Fiaker, seats four people. Even though most riders do not know English, it is amusing to try it out if you have never sat on a carriage before. The 'bus taxis' cost EUR 4.50 per trip and operates along fixed routes, picking up and dropping off passengers along its way. Salzburg trams and buses can be used with the same tickets. If you plan to use these as your primary mode of transport then it is advisable to purchase the 24 or 48 hour ticket. Taxis are a reliable source of transport especially if you are travelling at night.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Salzburg?

The top sightseeing places in Salzburg are Altstadt, Mirabell Palace and Gardens, Hohensalzburg Fortress, Hellbrunn Palace, Salzburg Cathedral, Mozart's Residence (Mozarts Wonhaus).

What are the top activities in Salzburg?

The top activities in Salzburg are Hallstatt Day Tour from Salzburg, The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg, Lakes and Mountains Region Hop-On Hop-Off Tour from Salzburg, Salzburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, Lake District Salzkammergut Tour from Salzburg, Eagle's Nest Half Day Tour from Salzburg.

What are the top hotels in Salzburg?

There are 452 Hotels in Salzburg which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Salzburg are Apartment Kaigasse 32, Apartment Villa Leopoldskron, Arenberg 29b PAUL, Well House City Villa Holidaysun, SPITZAUERs APARTMENTs, Ferienwohnung Sternenblick. You can see all the hotels in Salzburg here
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