Salzburg – Holidays in the “Rome of the North”The Baroque old town, UNESCO world heritage since 1997, the Salzburger Festival, the society event in Austria and the Maison de Plaissance Hellbrunn, with its unique water play: discover the culture in Central Europe when on holidays in the city of Salzburg. Other highlights on a city trip in Salzburg are a visit to Mozart’s birth house and residence, Hohensalzburg Castle and the museum of modern art at Mönchsberg. Great outings for families are for example the Salzburg Zoo and the “Haus der Natur” nature museum. In winter, cozy lights, the scent of cinnamon and almonds in the city of Mozart await you: The many Christmas Markets in Salzburg and the Salzburg Advent Singing ensure memorable moments for guests.
Romantic Days in Advent in the city of SalzburgThe Salzburg Festival is the undisputed highlight in the European theatre scene, whereas the Mozart Week in January attracts fans of classic music: The international foundation Mozarteum organises chamber and solo concerts as well as opera performances around Mozart’s birthday. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the most popular son of the town, is always in the focus. Therefore, a visit to the Mozart birth house and residence are a true highlight on your holiday in Salzburg.
In Advent, numerous traditional events shorten the waiting time for Christmas: At the beginning of December, the helpers of St. Nicholas are present in the streets, and on 21 December pre-Christmas Alpine traditions await you. Throughout December, the historic Christmas Market in Salzburg on the Cathedral and Residence Square get you in tune for Christmas with warm lights, mulled wine and biscuits made of cinnamon.