Salzburg Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Driving

    Thanks to Virtual Tourist we were fore warned about the Police. We got pulled on a late Sunday afternoon for a routine check, namely to check that we'd got the Vingette on our screen. You can purchase...

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  • 2. really safe

    Although Salzburg IS a very safe city that you can feel safe walking around in anytime, I had a habit of being approached by beggars. Outside the Mozart Residence I was approached for money by a man...

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  • 3. Underground Parking

    Here is another picture of the underground parking walkway. And this was taken during the day. I must admit that this place is worth a visit so that you can see how this great big cave turned into a...

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  • 4. Foods

    Mozartkugeln (translation = mozart balls) is everywhere! The chocolate pralien filled balls are a very popular souvenir and treat for friends back home. However, you may want to try one before you buy...

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  • 5. Protect yourself

    Werfen Ice Caves, Nr. Salzburg - Ok these might be spectacular, but lets put reality into them. They are approx 5628 ft up a cliff face. From what I can remember the peak of the Jungfrau in...

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  • 6. DRIVING YOUR CAR IN SALZBURG

    Incase you aren't aware of it, THE ENTIRE OLD TOWN OF SALZBURG IS PEDESTRIAN ONLY AREAThis is an excellent idea, and makes it very safe for us Tourist's who...

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  • 7. Smoking

    This came as a shock. People smoking in a bar/restaurant. I’m used to Scottish/English/Bavarian ways with smokers, and I like things that way.In the place where...

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  • 8. ALWAYS CARRY THE NECCESARY TRAVEL INSURANCE.

    AUSTRIA .Travelling here in Austria is the same as travelling everywhere as far as Travel Insurance is concerned..The wonderful scenery that is available here...

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  • 9. Do your homework.....

    Getriedegasse is certainly a wonderful street to wander and all the big names are there. There are also many upmarket souvenir shops, but you need to be careful...

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  • 10. Cobblestones

    Make sure you wear a good walking shoe with a thick enough sole to protect your feet from the cobblestones. They are so picturesque but after a day of...

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  • 11. Mosquitos

    Make sure you bring bug spray . There were more mosquitoes when we were there in July than we expected . We were on the top floor of the hotel with skylights...

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  • 12. Shopping Hours

    We were surprised that the shops close around 6 o'clock , even in the tourist areas. On Sat they close at 5 and most are not open at all on Sunday. We were...

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  • 13. Booking Travel

    Don't be tempted to book train travel outside of Europe. It is hugely more expensive , at least two times more depending on the trip. It is so easy to book once...

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  • 14. Winter Weather

    In February when I visited Salzburg was covered in snow and the average temperature was in the minuses!Dress for the occasion...it will be cold...bring your...

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  • 15. Slippery Surfaces!

    If you are in Salzburg in the colder months where there will either be snow or ice on the ground, be very careful when walking up or around either of the two...

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  • 16. Safe place

    Salzburg is a very safe city. As usual, you should take the normal precautions. Don't walk alone at night in an unknown and abondoned area. Don't flash your...

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  • 17. Painted eggs

    Beautiful painted eggs are available on Getreidegasse and make perfect decorations for the holidays. Due to a recent problem in California with chickens...all...

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  • 18. Stores close early

    If you're only visiting a couple days and want to buy souvenirs, don't wait until the last minute because you'll probably find the store closed when you return....

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  • 19. If you're here during early...

    If you're here during early Advent, watch out for the Krampus and Perchten! It's believed that the Christ Child delivers presents here, so St Nicholas is...

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  • 20. Be ready to exchange currency...

    Be ready to exchange currency into Schillings. In order to park in Salzburg we had to drive into a Mountain Tunnel. The Exit for Salzburg is near the '...

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  • 21. Not a real danger but watch...

    Not a real danger but watch out for the famous trick water fountains at Hellbrunn Palace - they catch you unawares. The trick fountains and the palace have...

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  • 22. Watch out for the Canadians,...

    Watch out for the Canadians, eh?. In my experience, they get absolutely pissed then run around excusing themselves of their behavior by confessing that they're...

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  • 23. Always buy a roundtrip ticket...

    Always buy a roundtrip ticket when you take a ride on the funicular, you may want to ride down. We thought we would just walk down from the Salzburg Fortress at...

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  • 24. Monsters on the Kapuzinerberg?

    During our last walk up the Kapuzinerberg we discovered a really scary animal. Maybe you schouldn't go there after sunset ...;-)

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  • 25. People with heart problems don't go.

    After visiting this beautiful city (it's my favourite one, it's on the top of my list) it will be really hard to leave this place and know the next day you...

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