Salzburg short trip

Visit the city of Salzburg for one day

We are often asked what one must have seen on a short 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 gardens - they all show the traces of the powerful prince archbishops.

Even Salzburg 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.

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 Residence Square on the way back from Salzburg Fortress.

A city tour with one of the many carriages is a personal experience with many explanations and stories about the individual points of interest in Salzburg.

You will see that Salzburg is small but select, with all its most beautiful sights and attractions in comfortable reach - making it ideal for a sightseeing short trip.

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