It is THE new attraction of Salzburgs Old City: The DomQuartier. Even tourists who have already visited the area around the Dom before can gain a new experience: It offers a beautiful new view of Salzburg and a special walking tour which has not been possible for 200 years: It starts in the Residence and the Residence State rooms, goes on with the Residence Gallery and the Cathedral Museum. Last but not least you visit St. Peter´s Museum and the North Oratory.
The DomQuartier is opened every day in summer (July + August); the rest of the year it is opened every day except Tuesday. The opening times are from 10 am to 5 pm. The entrance fee for adults is 12,00 Euro. Children under 6 years are free. There are also Price reduces for students and families. If you have a Salzburg Card the entrance is free!
You can get further Information at the Website of the DomQuartier: www.domquartier.at
From June 7 until June 15 the “DULT“, which is a traditional festivity around the time of Pentecost, takes place in the Exhibition Centre. The DULT is very popular in Salzburg because it offers a lot of different amusements. There is an amusement park (observation wheel, roller coaster,..), traditional food and Music and lots more. On June 13th there is even a big fireworks at the Dult!
We wish you and your families Happy Easter
……………… and a nice weekend!
The Festival was founded in 1967 by Herbert von Karajan. At first it should expand the popular Festival in summer but soon it belonged as well to Salzburg´s culture traditions. This year the numerous shows are set from 12th of April to 21st of April. In the spotlight of the Easter Festival 2014 there is Richard Strauss´ Opera “Arabella”: The concert with the Bavarian Broadcasting Company´s Choir will perform Mozarts “Requiem”, supplemented by Strauss´ “Metamorphosen”. Salzburg´s Easter Festival will Feature this concert to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the death of its founder, Herbert von Karajan. To read more about this topic click here: http://www.osterfestspiele-salzburg.at/
February 21st, 2014
Just a few days to Carnival! This year it will be celebrated on the 4th of March and many Carnival lovers are preparing their costumes these days. The biggest carnival event in Salzburg is the Carnival Parade of Maxglan. It is set on the 1st of March at abour 1 pm. The parade is especially nice for children! In the evening you can enjoy the carnival nightlife in Salzburgs Old City with many dressed up people!
You also have to try a traditional “Faschingskrapfen”! (like on the picture)
We wish you a nice Carnival time!
Mozart week is organized by the International Mozarteum Foundation each January about Mozart´s birthday. Mozart Week offers opera productions as well as orchestral, chamber music and soloist concerts.
Concerts are Held in the Large Hall of the Mozarteum, at the House for Mozart, in the Large Festival Hall and at the Mozarteum University Solitär.
Mozart week became an international Highlight for Mozart Lovers and classical music fans. Especially the atmosphere of of the snow-covered city centre makes Mozart Week unforgetable so we hope it will be snowing until then
Mozart Week is from January 23rd to February 2nd. Enjoy it!