Magnificently set below a medieval fortress, Salzburg is one of Europe’s loveliest cities and the birthplace of Mozart. On the banks of the river Salzach and surrounded by mountains, Salzburg’s picturesque and historic old city is a recognised World Heritage site. On the left bank of the river between the Mönchsberg and Festungsberg lie a maze of narrow cobbled streets, arcaded courtyards and grand tall houses contrasting beautifully with the Cathedral and Residenz Palace from the Baroque, Rococo and Neo-Classical periods. Art galleries, gardens and museums are also plentiful. Additionally, the Salzburg Music Festival takes place every year in August and is the city’s premier event.
Things to do in resort
Art galleries, gardens and museums are plentiful. The 'Sound of Music' with Julie Andrews was filmed here 50 years ago and the music festival takes place every summer in August, flooding Salzburg hotels with eager music lovers.
Salzburg 24h Resort Card (From €28*, Book locally)
The great value ‘Salzburg Card’ is available on arrival from your Inghams Rep and offers:
- FREE admission to all of the city’s attractions (single entry)
- FREE use of public transport including Fortress funicular,
- Salzach ship service and the Untersberg cableway
- Attractive discounts for cultural events
- Reduced prices at a number of local attractions
Can be obtained locally via our representative.
(incl. Festungsbahn funicular, Untersbergbahn lift, Mönchsberg lift, Salzach River Tour I)
*Cost: 24hrs: from €28; 48 hrs: from €37; 72 hrs: from €43
Thanks to the extensive city bus (Obus) system that’s been in place since 1940, users can access almost every corner of Salzburg, all from the comfort of a quiet, modern, and environmentally responsible vehicle. For those arriving to Salzburg by plane or train, the Obus line 2 brings you from the airport to the main train station, while line 10 will take you from the airport to the city centre. If you arrive or depart by train, lines 1, 3, 5 and 6 will all take you to/from the Salzburg city centre.
Evening resort bus service also available
Car hire available
Location in resort
- Longitude: 13.048777
- Latitude: 47.805442
For more information on travel and transport visit our Salzburg page