Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

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    Königsee
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Salzburg

  • 1. Walking & hiking

    It is safe to say that most people confine themselves to the old city centre when traveling to Salzbrug. The is, after all, where the funicular to the Festung is as well as the Dom (main Cathedral)...

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  • 2. Königssee

    The Königsee is one of the nicest lakes in the area, if the weather is nice take a boat to St. Bartholomä (it is not posible to walk there), a beautiful baroque chapel or to Salet (not in winter) from...

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  • 3. The Beer experience

    If you are at all interested in Beer and how its made get yourself along to the Steigl Brauwelt Brewery. Its near the centre of Salzburg - just catch the no.1 Line bus and get out at the...

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  • 4. Mondsee

    We took the Sound of Music tour in the morning. The 'Sound of Music' tour took us to Helbrunn Castle and Gardens, Mondsee (cathedral in photos 2 and 3), Leopoldskron and all the way to St. Gilgen and...

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  • 5. The Alps

    This lovely little village near Salzburg was breathtaking. Situated along Lake Wolfgang, or Wolfgangsee as the locals refer, the village is nestled at the base of the Alps, with houses and shops...

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  • 6. Music at the Cathedral and Other Churches

    This is well worth the climb - go to the service at 7pm and hear the nuns signing simply beautiful. We thought we'd be the only people at the service, but it was packed and people were standing. It...

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  • 7. Augustine Monastery

    The highlight of the Augustine Monastery is the beer hall in the lower levels. It's a great experience to buy some food from the halls surrounding the main eating area and then to choose your own...

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  • 8. Grossgmain

    Next to the pilgrimage church in Grossgmain there is a very special garden. It's called Mariengarten, garden dedicated to Mary. However, this garden combines the Catholic belief in Mary with the...

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  • 9. Mauthausen

    This is a concentration camp east of Salzburg about an hour or so. It was truly a moving experience. I later visited Auschwitz in Krakow, and can say that Mauthesen is somehow are more somber visit...

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  • 10. House of Nature

    The Natural Museum is an attracting destination and a must for students from all over Upper Austria. The museum has 80 rooms for exploration filled with nature attractions, an aquarium, reptile zoo,...

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  • 11. Sound of Music

    Sunday, we (my grandmother and I - BB) went on the Sound of Music tour and saw where it was made. In the movie it looked like one house, but it was many places. Our guide was a Canadian My...

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  • 12. Chess

    Playing chess in the center of old town Salzburg. The pieces are about 3 feet tall, and the man playing throughout the day on weekends love a good challange (I lost badly). From the top of the...

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  • 13. HELLBRUNN PALACE

    It was 1612, and Salzburg's Prince Archbishop Markus Sittikus von Hohenems had only just ascended to the Throne, and he had to build a country residence...

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  • 14. SALZBURG ZOO @ HELLBRUNN

    I walked to the Zoo from Hellbrunn Palace gardens. It wasn't the easiest of walks, quite long and quite a steep hill. The Zoo is located on Hellbrunn mountain...

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  • 15. HELLBRUNN PALACE TRICK FOUNTAINS

    IF YOU HAVE MADE THE EFFORT TO COME TO HELLBRUNN PALACE, THEN YOU MUST GO TO AND SEE THE TRICK FOUNTAINS.Prince-Archbishop, Markus Sittikus, the owner of the...

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  • 16. MECHANICAL THEATRE @ HELLBRUNN PALACE

    The Mechanical Theatre is a magnificent automated Theatre, that too, can only be seen on the Trick Fountain Tour.This mechanical theatre was built in the...

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  • 17. GROTTO'S AT HELLBRUNN PALACE

    The only way you can visit the Grotto's, is on the Trick Fountain tour.Altogether, there are 3 grotto's in this area, represting Venus, Neptune & Orpheus in...

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  • 18. THE GARDEN'S AT HELLBRUNN PALACE

    "THE DIVINE UNIFIES EVEN OPPOSITES" so it says in the Palace garden!The garden is like many, not a lot of flowers, but lots of greenery, including many hedges,...

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  • 19. INSIDE HELBRUNN PALACE

    The Palace is a luxurious spacious building, with many rooms, ballrooms and banquet halls, still furnished and decorated in the style of 17th - 18th...

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  • 20. Hangar7 & the Red Bull-museum

    Hangar7 - a great museum of airplanes and carsand all exhibits are well arranged inside a hyper-modern hall that was constructed next to the airport of Salzburg...

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  • 21. Fuschl City

    Fuschl is the western gate of Salzkammergut. The posh village on the lake of the same name was 1st mentioned in 790, but stayed a sleepy hamlet for centuries....

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  • 22. Vötter's Fahrzeugmuseum in Kaprun

    It is not easy to find this great carmuseum, except that you drive through the village of Kaprun in direction to the castle and stop at the Hotel...

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  • 23. Sigmund-Klamm

    Sigmund-Klamm is an interesting sight that you really should not miss when coming to Kaprun and Zell am See. It is an easy walk and you have to pay some small...

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  • 24. Bad Dürrnberg Salt Mine

    There are several salt mines in the vicinity of Salzburg, whence the name which translates to "salt city". The city wealth came from these mines, some of which...

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  • 25. San Sebastion Cemetery

    Not too far from the Salzach on the same side of the river as Mirabelli Gardens lies San Sebastion Cemetery.It shelters the resting place of Leopold Mozart,...

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