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Mirabellplatz, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Follow the sound of music to the iconic Mirabell Palace and Gardens, where Fräulein Maria and the von Trapp children delightfully sang "Do-Re-Mi." Mirabell has become a dream destination for marriage ceremonies, boasting what some call the...
Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron, Leopoldskronstraße 56-58, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Few buildings have made history like the Schloss Leopoldskron. The Rococo castle is located on a picturesque lake, and has served as a location for more than one momentous occasion. King Louis I once threw a lavish engagement party for Emperor...
Schwarzstraße 24, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
To call the marionettes of Salzburg puppets seems wrong, albeit accurate. The Salzburg institution, which has been in existence since 1917 is more than just a show, it is an art that requires immense effort and passion from everybody involved. The...
Hasenweg 1, 5084 Großgmain, Austria
Experience Salzburg in its most authentic form at the open air museum in Grossgmain. The village recreated here spans across 50 hectares and includes colorful farms, mills and even a small train for visitors to ride. You will find structures from...
Kapuzinerberg, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Three mountains emerge in the city of Salzburg – one of them being the Capuchin Mountain (Kapuzinerberg), named after a monastery at the mountain’s peak. Within a 10 minute walk immerse yourself in nature and discover a true paradise.
Schwarzstraße 22, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
The hills are coming alive again, as the famed musical is returning to its Austrian roots. And what better place to see it than in Salzburg, its historic setting? Fans have been making the trip from all over the world for years, simply to visit...
Domplatz 1a, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
My girlfriend and I were enjoying a magnificent afternoon in Salzburg, Austria after exploring the city on our first day there. We noticed several people cooling off in the courtyard, of which, this particular elderly couple that I caught gazing...
Each year, one acclaimed contemporary artist is invited to create a sculpture for the old town of Salzburg. And seeing that the city has such immense historic heritage, the pieces not only stand in an interesting tension with each other, but with...
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