Located close to the border with Germany, the Austrian city of Salzburg is a city of music, culture and gorgeous architecture. Boutique hotels in Salzburg are a particularly chic and offer an exclusive way to enjoy this glamorous pearl of Europe.
A birthplace of classical music
Music enthusiasts will be in for a treat in Salzburg, with a number of venues and historic locations to discover in the city. Mozart’s Birth House is a must for any visitor, and has been converted into a museum with a fascinating collection of artefacts giving an insight into his life. The Salzburg Festival in summer is a great time to catch classical music performances, and the Großes Festspielhaus hosts shows throughout the year.
Historic architecture in Salzburg
There are a number of amazing buildings to visit throughout the city, including Hellbrunn Castle, with picturesque grounds featuring perfect photo opportunities among its fountains and topiary. The Mirabell Palace is another elegant construction sitting in a prime location facing the Salzach River.
The gastronomic highlights of Austria
If you consider yourself a foodie, beer enthusiast or caffeine addict, you’ll enjoy exploring the range of restaurants, pubs and coffee houses throughout the city. The coffee houses in particular are a staple of Austrian culture, and a great place to relax with a delicious coffee and Salzburg Nockerl, the city’s signature dessert. Traditional Austrian beer houses are ideal for enjoying the range of delicious drinks the country has to offer.