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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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! more
I have visited Salzburg three times: Twice as a teenager with my parents, as daytrips during our family holidays in Steiermark (Styria), and the third time as a five day trip with my mom in July 2010....
Yep, this Salzburg page will intentionally be served with very little Mozart and almost no Sound of Music references. Why? Well, I like Mozart's music, but I don't really care much about where he was...