Surrounded by the Alps, Salzburg is a baroque city with a long history as a metropolis of the arts and culture that shaped its charm and unforgettable experience. Its small streets take visitors back in time and create the friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
The historic centre of Salzburg is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1996 and protects the Old City of 236 hectares with countless attractions that lie within walking distance.
Iconic landmarks, like the impressive DomQuartier, the famous Getreidegasse with traditional shops ranging from jewellery to leather goods, the Old Marketplace and the Hohensalzburg Fortress paint a picture of a real-life fairy tale and take visitors on a magical experience.
Born in 1756, Mozart is still Salzburg’s pride and treasure. The city is full of popular landmarks to visit Mozart’s birth house in the Getreidegasse and the Mozart Residence. Today those spots can be visited as museums. From Mozart chocolates, Mozart rubber ducks and Mozart ice cream, sweet treats and delicious history points to this city’s greatest son.