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Visit Salzburg for one day
We are often asked what one must have seen on a trip to Salzburg.
This question isn't easily answered, seeing as it depends on numerous factors including the season, the weather and of course your very own personal interests.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Salzburg
You want to get to know Salzburg but don't have a lot of time on your hands? No problem. You can discover the city's unique charm on a single day, especially in the beautiful historic city center that is characterized by numerous baroque buildings.
If you look closely, you will be able to recognize the importance of Salzburg's prince archbishops back in the day.
The mighty Salzburg Cathedral, the majestic Old Residence or the charming Mirabell Palace with its fascinating park - they all show the traces of the powerful prince archbishops. Even the Fortress Hohensalzburg has been influenced and expanded under the reign of a number of bishops. A visit to this famous landmark, the city's emblem, is definitely worth it.
From the fortress a breathtaking view offers itself up to the visitor, spreading from the historic city center to the outer reaches of the city.
You will see that Salzburg is small but select, with all its most beautiful landmarks in comfortable reach - making it ideal for a short trip.
An extraordinary Salzburg city tour
Whoever wants to see and hear the most of the city is best advised to take a horse-drawn carriage at the Residenzplatz on the way back from the fortress.