Salzburg, Austria

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Summer is pleasant and with precipitation; Winter is very cold. Throughout the year, the weather is partly cloudy. Throughout the year, the temperature generally ranges from -4 ° C to 24 ° C and is rarely below -12 ° C or above 31 ° C.
Crime rates are low across the country. However, special attention is advised in areas with the highest concentration of tourists.
Violent crime is uncommon.
Emergency Phone Numbers
- Police: 133;
- Firefighters: 122;
- Medical Emergency: 141;
- Ambulances: 144.
When to go
It depends on your goals. From April to October temperatures range from mild to very hot (mainly in July and August). In winter the country hosts various winter sports competitions.
The best time of year to visit Salzburg and warm weather activities is from late June to early September.
Main tourist points
The entire historic center was declared a World Heritage Site in 1996;
Baroque architecture is world famous;
The Salzburg Cathedral (Salzburger Dom);
The Hohensalzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg) on ​​a hill overlooking the old center is one of the largest castles in Europe;
The Franciscan Church (Franziskanerchurch);
St. Peter's Cemetery (Petersfriedhof);
Nonnberg Abbey, a Benedictine monastery;
The "Residenz" Palace; the magnificent residence of the former archbishop prince;
Mozart's birthplace;
Mozart's residence;
The university church;
The Siegmundstor (or Neutor);
The Getreidegasse (street).
Mirabell Palace, with its large flower-filled garden;
The Saint Sebastian Cemetery (Sebastiansfriedhof);
Leopoldskron Palace (Schloss Leopoldskron) is a rococo palace and a national historic monument in Leopoldskron-Moos, a southern district of the city of Salzburg;
Hellbrunn with its parks and castles;
Anif Castle (Schloss Anif);
The Maria Plain Basilica on Calvary Hill, a late Baroque church at the northern end of Salzburg;
Salzburger Freilichtmuseum Großgmain;
Schloss Klessheim, now a casino, was formerly used by Adolf Hitler;
The Berghof, Hitler's Mountain Retreat, of which only the Kehlsteinhaus (Eagle's Nest) remains near Berchtesgaden;
Salzkammergut is an area of ​​lakes in the state of Salzburg, east of the city;
Mount Untersberg is located near the city, on the Austrian-German border, on a clear day offering panoramic views of the city and the Alps;
Skiing is an attraction during the winter. Salzburg itself has no skiing facilities, but acts as a gateway to southern ski areas. During the winter months your airport receives charter flights from all over Europe.
Salzburg Zoo
How to get
Salzburg is easily accessible via air and land. W. A. ​​Mozart Airport ( is just 20 minutes from the center and has flights from Paris, Amsterdam, London, Vienna and some German cities.
One of the easiest ways to get to the city is with reliable OBB trains (
Another excellent option is to rent a car. The advantage is that you can calmly explore not only the region's many attractions - such as the lake district, but also small towns between Salzburg and other cities.
Salzburg is an Austrian city and a tourist destination located on the German border and overlooking the Eastern Alps. It is the fourth largest city in Austria, after Vienna, Graz and Linz. Salzburg's Old Town has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. Salzburg is located on the banks of the Salzach River, on the northern edge of the Alps. The mountains south of Salzburg contrast with the plain to the north. The nearest alpine peak - the 1972-meter Untersberg - is just a few kilometers from the city center.
Mozart's hometown, Salzburg is a city full of charm that can leave its visitors in love. Salzburg is a major tourist destination.
The Salzburg Festival is a famous music festival that attracts visitors during the months of July and August of each year. The Salzburg Easter Festival, of lesser expression, is held during Easter each year.
Salzburg breathes culture, music and beauty!
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