Mozart, festivities and UNESCO world cultural heritage – that is Salzburg. The cultural city is not far from Berchtesgaden and the Hotel EDELWEISS, reachable by car or bus in only 20 minutes. For all lovers of classical music an absolute vacation highlight! Whether cinema, literature or drama, Salzburg offers the full range of art and culture. Let the city take effect on you during a walk through Salzburg’s old town on the beautiful Salzach River with its numerous museums and sights.
The lively flair and special charm that make up Salzburg can best be experienced on a walk through the historic center. Salzburg’s old town can be wonderfully explored on foot.
Especially during the festival season, hearts beat faster in Salzburg. Then in the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the festival houses and even the imposing and worth seeing cathedral square become the scene of the most important cultural festival in the world. The city becomes the stage for a special artistic event with the unique combination of opera, drama and concert.
Hardly any other city in Europe of a similar size offers such a wide range of cultural activities. Stages, museums and galleries can be found throughout the state and are open all year round.
Salzburg is not only rich in sights, the city on the Salzach River also has a long history as a metropolis of art and culture. The cultural heritage of the baroque city has its origins in the lively exchange with its southern neighbors. Craftsmen and artists were drawn to Salzburg early on. Many of the baroque buildings, such as Salzburg Cathedral, were designed by Italian architects. It is not for nothing that Salzburg is known as the “Rome of the North”. The sacred buildings enchant visitors from all over the world with their baroque beauty. The town houses from the Middle Ages and the spacious, Italianate squares are also beautiful to look at.
In SalzburgerLand, everyone agrees: the city is an international showplace of culture. The UNESCO World Heritage City of Salzburg shows itself as a meeting place for culture lovers and globetrotters. Walking through the famous Getreidegasse, you can admire the ornately forged business and inn signs. While walking through the city, you will always find yourself eye to eye with the imposing Hohensalzburg Fortress. This makes the historic center of the city of Salzburg a unique place.