Whether you head to Salzburg to soak up the culture, indulge in the shopping, stroll the streets, or take five in the coffee shops, this is a city of many charming sides. Mozart and Maria Von Trapp (The Sound of Music was filmed in the city and celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2015) may be Salzburg’s most famous children. And while Salzburg is famed for its culture, it is also a place for family fun; small, walkable with safe, traffic-free streets, it is the perfect place to introduce your children to the joys of the city break.
Salzburg – green and pleasant
The city of Salzburg can be genuinely described as a green city due to its close proximity to the magnificent hills and mountains in and around the town and its enchanting greens and parks like the famous Mirabell Gardens. There is an abundance of parkland and nature within the city for those seeking relaxation and recreation; hence Salzburg’s residents and guests enjoy healthy surroundings the whole year. Baroque gardens, reflecting pools and romantic trick fountains invite for a picknick or a stroll To see Salzburg from an exciting and unusual perspective, step on board the Salzach River Cruise, which starts in the historic city centre and travels down to Hellbrunn palace, granting magnificent views of the cityscape.
Shopping in Salzburg - 800 choices of pure pleasure
Whether designer brand fashion at one of the numerous boutiques or the Austrian traditional "trachten" apparel, whether antiques or jewelry – 800 stores offer top quality merchandise, trained salespeople and a wide selection. The Getreidegasse is probably one of the loveliest shopping streets in the world: a wide range of stores inviting visitors to browse and shop. more on Salzburg