Salzburg Local Customs

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  • 1. Desserts

    During a visit to Salzburg in December 2010, my girlfriend and I took the opportunity to purchase pieces of Original Sachertorte from the cake shop adjoined to the city's Hotel Sacher. This...

  • 2. The Austrian People

    In Salzburg the people are very polite and all the people that I met spoke English (although some fluently, others only a bit). However, I think that when visiting another country you should try a few...

  • 3. Dining

    While on the train from Munich to Salzburg in December 2010, my girlfriend and I found ourselves sitting across from a lady from Salzburg. Upon hearing that it was our first visit to Salzburg, she...

  • 4. Beer and Wine

    I'm not a beer drinker at all but beer is a tradition in Austria so I just had to try it . Its very good actually especially on a hot July day . My husband was in his glory as he loves beer anyway. He...

  • 5. Market Day on Thursday

    Every Thursday, even in winter a nice flower market is held on Residenzplatz in the New Town. I was quite surprised when I stumbled across this small, charming market right as I started my sightseeing...

  • 6. Street Performers

    You know that Salzburg is a city of (mostly classical) music, don't ya? If not you'll quickly learn from the musicians playing on the streets. Even in cold winter. This one on the picture played...

  • 7. historical costumes

    Watch out for the parades - especially on sundays and special festivities like Easter-Sunday, when I took this picture. A band in tradtional costumes parading through the city, with great music like...

  • 8. Coffee

    One of the truly Austrian habits is to spend some time weekly at the coffeehouse. "It's Austria!", they say. It's really relaxing to sit and drink nice coffee with a piece of cake! Isn't it marvelous!

  • 9. Salzburg Card

    You can buy a daily pass from tourist information centres which will give free access to those sites which participate in the scheme. It's about €20 per day.The...

  • 10. The Fortress events

    There are numerous special events at the Fortress all year round, such as St George's Horse-riding Parade (Cavalcade), Medieval Festivals, guided tours at night...

  • 11. Falconry at Burg Werfen

    Falconry at Burg WerfenIn Werfen, just about 20 minutes to drive to from Salzburg you will be able to watch falcons in the summertime ! Take a look over the...

  • 12. Credit Suisse Art Project

    Scattered throughout Salzburg are large outdoor modern art objects placed one per year since 2003 and sponsored by Credit Suisse and the City of Salzburg Art...

  • 13. Stolpersteine ( Stumbling Blocks )

    In 1993, German artist Gunter Demnig, a performance artist from Cologne, conceived of a memorial to individual victims of the Holocaust of all religions and...

  • 14. Play Chess?

    Have a short break from sightseeing and watch the chess players next to the cathedral! Or play yourself! This chess board is to find on Kapitelplatz square. I...

  • 15. A city of art

    This picture should be proof enough for the fact that Salzburg is a good location for modern art as well as traditional sorts of art. It's a figure standing on...

  • 16. Flea Market

    Every Saturday (I guess) there is a quite large flea market held in the courtyard of the former Burgher hospital. The beautiful arcaded courtyard is a sight...

  • 17. Statues Wrapped For Winter

    There are many beautiful statues and fountains in Salzburg and before I could photograph them all, workmen started wrapping them up for winter, presumably to...

  • 18. The beauty and the biest

    Take a look over the fence and watch the ladies talking to the falcons and taking care of their falcons. These great birds seem to have the need to get...

  • 19. Weather

    Spring and Summer are probably the best time to visit unless of course you are going for winter sports. Bring an umbrella though as what is known as 'string...

  • 20. Salzburg Card

    The Salzburg Card is probably the best little card you can purchase. It will allow you to access the public transport for free as well as give you plenty of...

  • 21. Cafes

    The Sacher, the Glockenspiel and the Tomaselli are some of the more famous cafes of Salzburg. Vienna isn't the only Austrian city known for elegant cafes, rich...

  • 22. A place for romance

    Salzburg is definitely a romantic place and it's not only because of the history and architecture. Despite the fact that it is Austria's second city behind...

  • 23. Dogs in Public Places

    Coming from a part of the world that just doesn't really cater to our canine friends, I am so pleasantly surprised and fascinated by the fact that dogs in...

  • 24. Hallstatt - Heads&bones - well sorted for eternity

    The little village of Hallstatt is built on a very small piece of land between the mountains and the lake. Also the church and the small graveyard are built...

  • 25. Residenzplatz

    In the old town (altstadt) during July/ August the Salzburger Festspiele takes place around Residenzplatz. There's a big screen for operas, films and concerts....

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