Discover the baroque city of Salzburg
Sightseeing, culture and shopping on your holiday in Salzburg
Salzburg is not only the home of Mozart, but also a world-famous cultural destination with many sightseeing opportunities, museums and first-class events. The shopping possibilities of Mozart's baroque city are also well worth a mention. You'll never get bored in Salzburg, whether you stay for the weekend or enjoy a longer visit. And your Hotel & Gasthof Bräuwirth features a quiet location just a few minutes' drive away from the magnificent city.
The most beautiful attractions in Salzburg
The extraordinarily beautiful historic centre of Salzburg is home to many museums and sightseeing opportunities. Exciting hours of sightseeing are practically guaranteed as you follow in Mozart's footsteps, explore the history of Salzburg, and marvel at the wealth of art and culture the city has to offer.
Here are some of the most beautiful sights that simply can't be missed on your holiday in Salzburg:
- The Getreidegasse
A visit to the Getreidegasse is the perfect introduction to your holiday in Salzburg. Immerse yourself in the cultural flair of this vibrant city and marvel at everything this unique promenade in Salzburg has to offer.
- Hohensalzburg Fortress
The city's most prominent landmark is well known far beyond the borders of the region and one of the most visited tourist attractions in Austria. Europe's largest medieval fortification impresses all visitors with its medieval flair and breathtaking views.
- The Salzburger Dom
The magnificent Salzburg Cathedral is as remarkable inside as out. During the Festival of Salzburg, the cathedral square hosts a traditional production of the famous play "Jedermann".
- Mozart's birthplace and residence
The world-famous musician was born in a house in the middle of the Getreidegasse. His former residence can be found on Makartplatz, beside the Salzach. Follow in Mozart's footsteps – a must for more than just lovers of classical music!
- The Haus der Natur
Dinosaurs, sharks and more are waiting to be discovered in the more than 80 exhibition rooms of Salzburg's natural history museum. The human body joins other natural wonders in the museum's displays. The Haus der Natur offers a diverse experience for all visitors, especially families with children.
- Schloss Mirabell
Take a walk through the stunning palace gardens including the Rose Garden, the Dwarf Garden, the Orangery and the Knot Garden. The beautiful Mirabell Palace was built by Prince Archbishop Wolf Dietrich for his beloved, and enchants visitors with the grandeur and elegance of its Marble Hall, Angel Staircase and many other features.
- Zoo Hellbrunn
The Hellbrunn Zoo is home to many native and exotic animals, all housed in their natural habitats. Families with children in particular can enjoy many entertaining hours at Salzburg's zoo!
And there is plenty more to discover: the old and new Residenz palaces, the Museum der Moderne, the Salzburg Museum – the list goes on. Salzburg truly has something for everyone!
Sightseeing in Salzburg – free entry & discounts with your Salzburg Card
The Salzburg Card provides a range of attractive benefits, enabling you to explore the city of Mozart with ease and convenience.
Your advantages with the Salzburg Card:
- free single entry to all monuments and museums
- free travel on public transport (excluding suburban railways)
- attractive discounts for cultural events and concerts
- additional discounts for numerous other attractions
- some priority access (without queuing) to counters
You can get your Salzburg Card at the reception desk of your Hotel & Gasthof Bräuwirth in Bergheim and choose from 24, 48 and 72 hour validity!
Shopping in Salzburg
The Getreidegasse is a popular sightseeing destination as well as Salzburg's premier shopping address, promising an incomparable shopping experience in unique surroundings. You will also find many notable shops and brands at Salzburg's Europark, the Salzburger Airport Center and the Designer Outlet Center.
Would you like to experience Salzburg's extraordinary flair while you shop and see the sights? Then why not stay at the Hotel & Gasthof Bräuwirth in a peaceful area of Bergheim near Salzburg? Send us your obligation-free enquiry or book your holiday in Salzburg online now!