The city itself alone is a holiday magnet with its picturesque Old Town and the many museums, concerts and entertainment options, such as festivals However a holiday in Salzburg is not just about cultural variety, there is also plenty available for families, nature lovers, sports enthusiasts and those who are looking for relaxation.
The museums, from the Residenzgalerie to the Carolino Augusteum and the Haus der Natur, are all open almost year-round. One particularly popular excursion destination is Hohensalzburg Fortress, on the Festungsberg, which not only has an interesting story to tell, but also provides a fantastic panoramic view above Salzburg.
Another must for your holiday in Salzburg is the Mirabell Gardens. Lovingly designed floral arrangements adorn the garden at Mirabell Palace, which has witnessed many marriages. The marble hall in Mirabell Palace is one of the best known registry offices in the world. Somewhat outside the city is Hellbrunn Palace with its impressive garden, fish ponds and large children's play area. Together with Salzburg Zoo it is a perfect excursion destination for families. Events such as the Salzburg Festival and Linzergasse festival, and the Salzburg Advent market are just a few of the many events held throughout the year.
In terms of sports, Salzburg also has a lot to offer. Particularly the Salzburg Marathon, which proceeds through the centre of the city every year, and is one of the most popular sports events. Whether it is summer or winter sport, just enjoy the lovely ambience in and around Salzburg. Hiking, walking, cycling, mountain biking, swimming, golf, tennis, bathing, skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and ice-skating. You can enjoy all these activities in the immediate surrounding area, or just a short journey away.
Looking for a hotel for your holiday in Salzburg? The ****Hotel Königgut is the very place. Not far from the city centre, in Wals near Salzburg, surrounded by nature, with a wellness area and tasteful rooms. The hotel for your holiday in Salzburg!