Salzburg

Updated, Aug 2020

City

Salzburg is in the north western Austria. city is surrounded by Snow capped eastern Alps Mountains. With nature adding to old town and bridges on the Salzach river creates splendid city atmosphere. Altstadt or the Old city is popular for being the birth city of Mozart.




Getting In & Around

Getting in
Salzburg Airport: 4 km southwest of city centre. web: salzburg-airport.com phone: +43 662 8580-0. email: [email protected]. free wifi available, look for ‘Freewave’. Bus: €2 to city center, 15-20 mins, Taxi: €20 (approximately)
 
Salzburg Hauptbahnhof: Central railway station, Connected by Suburban trains, The S-Bahn to surrounding communities. City buses are just outside of the station. Public facilities and luggage lockers are available here.
 
Getting around

Public Transport
Tickets can be purchased at tourist centers and ticket machines and tobacco shops, also from internet and App and also in the bus with an additional charge make sure to validate it before boarding. *some tickets are not available everywhere. please check the website for more information.
Tickets: 1 hour ticket € 2, Single ticket € 9.50(pack of 5 at €1.9 each), € 2.7 in the bus, 24 hrs ticket €4, €6 if bought in the bus, Weekly pass(7days) 16.4€

Salzburg. Photo by Dimitry Anikin on Unsplash


See & Do

Festung Hohensalzburg
fort | take O-Bus lines 1, 3, 5 and 6, bus 25, 840 from the main station directly to city center, and then walk. about: Festung or Fortress Hohensalzburg is one of the largest 11th century castle complexes in Europe. It is rising high and overlooking the city near Salzach river. Climb up or take funicular to reach the top. view is spectacular. 
opening hours:
9:30 am – 5 pm (oct-apr), 9 am – 7 pm (may-sep), tickets: Adult / Child / Family – basic:  € 10 /€ 5.70 / € 22.20, inc funicular: € 12.90 / € 7.40 / € 28.60, all inc: € 16.30 / € 9.30 / € 36.20. Buy online and saveaddress: Mönchsberg 34, 5020 Salzburg, Visit Website, phone: +43 662 842 430 – 11, email: [email protected]

Getreidegasse
street | open area. about: Getreidegasse is a busy street in center old town of Salzburg. As per history, this historical street was one of the first and important street since Roman era. Today it is lined up with beautiful shops. which includes international fashion brands, local restaurants. Between the stunning architecture of the Altstadt where once Mozart spend his childhood. 
address: Getreidegasse, Altstadt, 5020 Salzburg

Mozart’s Geburtshaus (Mozart’s Birthplace)
museum | opening hours: Daily: 9 am – 5.30 pm, 8.30 am – 7.00 pm (jul-aug), tickets: Adult: € 11 (€ 18 combined), Child: € 3.50 (€ 5 combined) (6-14 years), Combined tickets includes Mozart’s Residence, address: Getreidegasse 9, A-5020 Salzburg, Austria, visit website, phone: +43 662 844313

Mozart Wohnhaus (Mozart’s Residence)
museum | opening hours: Daily: 9 am – 5.30 pm, 8.30 am – 7.00 pm (jul-aug), tickets: Adult: € 11 (€ 18 combined), Child: € 3.50 (€ 5 combined) (6-14 years), Combined tickets includes Mozart’s birthplace , address: Makartplatz 8, 5020 Salzburg, Austria, Visit Website, phone: +43 662 87422740

Salzburg Cathedral (Dom)
church | opening hours: 6:15 am, Visiting hours – 8am to 5pm (jan-feb,nov), to 6pm (mar-apr,oct,dec), to 7pm (may – sep) on mon-sat. from 1pm to 5pm (jan-feb,nov), to 6pm (mar-apr,oct,dec), to 7pm (may – sep) on sun & holidays. tickets: Cathedral entry is Freetours – € 5 , starts at 5:45pm, group tour € 80 book here, address: Domplatz 1a, 5020 Salzburg, Austria, Visit Website, phone: +43 0662-804 77 950

Schloss Hellbrunn
palace | take bus line 25 from main train station to Hellbrunn. about: Schloss Hellbrunn was built in the early 17th century (1613 -1619) as a summer pleasure palace by Markus Sittikus von Hohenems, Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg. The trick fountains and palace are open for visitors from April to October, while the park is open all year. 
opening hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (apr & oct), to 5:30 pm (may, june & sep), 9 pm (jul & aug), tickets: Adult : €13.50, Students: €8.50 (19 to 26 years), Children: €6 (4 to 18 years), address: Fürstenweg 37, 5020 Salzburg, Austria, Visit Website, phone: +43 662 82 03 72-0 , email: [email protected] 

Salzburg Zoo
zoo | take bus no. 25 from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof (30-40 mins), about: there are about 140 animals in the zoo from across the world.
opening hours: Daily: from 9 am to 4.30 pm (nov-feb), to 5.30 pm (mar), to 6.00 pm (apr-may, sep-oct), to 6.30 pm(jun-aug). tickets: Adult: € 12, Child: € 5.50 (4-14 years), combined ticket with Zoo, Hellbrunn Palace, Trick Fountains and Folklore Museum, Adults: € 22.50, Children: € 10.10 (4-18 years). address: Hellbrunner Straße 60, 5081 Anif, Austria, Visit Website, phone: +43 662 820176-0

Schloss Mirabell
palace | about: The Prince-archbishop Wolf Dietrich of Salzburg built Mirabell Palace in 1606 for his beloved Salome Alt. Mirabell hall, which is connected by Angel Staircase. Mirabell hall used as weddings and ceremonies nowadays. Further Palace also has Mirabell gardens, these are beautifully landscaped later around 1690. opening hours: Mirabell Palace : 8 am-6 pm daily. Marble Hall : 8 am-4 pm, (mon, wed, thu), 1 pm-4 pm (tue, fri). Mirabell Gardens 6 am to dusk daily. tickets: Free Entry, address: Mirabellplatz 4, 5020 Salzburg. phone: +43662 8072-0

Salzburg Cathedral. Photo by “Salzburg Tourism”




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