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Salzburg

An Austrian city, birthplace of Mozart, famed for baroque architecture, surrounded by the Alps, and setting for "The Sound of Music."

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Salzburg, Austria is a breathtakingly beautiful city that is steeped in history and culture. Its magnificent architecture, stunning Alpine backdrop, and charming streets lined with cafes, bars, and boutiques make it a popular destination for travelers seeking a European getaway. Visitors to Salzburg can experience the birthplace of Mozart, stroll through the iconic Mirabell Palace Gardens, and explore the vibrant Old Town, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

seeker 11 months ago

Everything about Salzburg emanates a fairytale brought into real life, think a distant castle on a hill, lively town atmosphere, and magical architecture around every corner. Home to one of the world’s most famous Christmas markets, Salzburg takes the holidays seriously. Twinkling decorations light up every snowy corner, the old atmosphere glistens through ancient buildings and historical destinations, and tasty comfort food is served up fresh for every meal.

seeker 2 years ago

Salzburg, Austria - a charming city nestled in the foothills of the Alps, known for its baroque architecture, picturesque old town, and rich cultural heritage. Home to Mozart and the Sound of Music, Salzburg offers visitors a unique blend of history, music, and natural beauty. From exploring the Hohensalzburg Fortress to wandering through the Mirabell Gardens, there's something for everyone in this enchanting Austrian city.

seeker 11 months ago

Salzburg is a picturesque city in Austria that has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. Known for its stunning baroque architecture and historical significance as the birthplace of Mozart, Salzburg is a must-visit destination for European heritage enthusiasts. Visitors can explore the preserved old town, visit the famous Salzburg Cathedral, and take in stunning views of the Alpine mountain range.

seeker 11 months ago

Salzburg is a beautiful and historic city located in the heart of Austria, boasting breathtaking architecture and enchanting scenery. The city is rich in culture, with a rich musical heritage and stunning Baroque-style buildings that transport visitors back in time. With its charming cafes, picturesque streets, and romantic river views, Salzburg is truly one of the most romantic cities in the world.

seeker 11 months ago

Explore the festivity, enjoy fresh hot cocoa, and experience a truly enchanting winter getaway. Local vendors flock to share their tasty food and hot beverages for both locals and tourists. Sprawling amongst the town's square with snow-topped hills in the distance and glowing lights decorating the historical town, it’s no wonder Salzburg is a top holiday destination.

seeker 2 years ago

A gorgeous collection of Austrian charm, Salzburg is a walkable treasure that encompasses ornate buildings, mountain views, and effervescent market squares. Salzburg’s famed city center is easy to walk through and is full of enough activities to fill up any itinerary at this bustling tourist destination.

seeker 2 years ago

The pretty hometown of Mozart and The Sound of Music comes into its own at Christmas and market stalls that look much as they did when they were first set up way back in the 15th century. This is definitely a winter wonderland.

reinacartagena 3 years ago

About a 2 hour train ride away and well worth it to see the birthplace of Mozart and the location of the filming of Sound of Music.

chiefseeker 2 years ago

Salzburg is every Sound of Music Lovers Dream! It's a stunning city with lots of Alpine views!

clumsygirltravels 3 years ago

It just looks pretty.

tarahchieffi 3 years ago

Salzburg Guides

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    Sensible shoes are essential for this list-we put together some of the world’s most exciting and walkable destinations for a fun itinerary uncovering hidden gems, iconic landmarks, and memories to last a lifetime. Walkable cities are excellent for getting a taste of local life and having a chance to see past the usual tourist landmarks. These are some of our favorite cities to spend the day exploring by foot from NYC to Singapore- let’s step into the world’s most easily walkable cities for your next excursion.
  • Magical Christmas Markets Around The World

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    Fresh mulled wine, hot chocolate, fresh poutine and snow-capped stalls brimming with local ingredients and twinkling lights- Christmas markets bring travelers far and wide to adorable winter villages full of local charm and holiday spirit. Whether you are on the west coast of the USA or exploring historical European cities- these destinations are bringing you a big dose of winter magic, complete with enough food to fill you up, and timeless views.
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  • Winter Wonderlands To Visit This Season

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    For a proper winter full of glistening snowflakes, hot cocoa, and fairytale-like settings- we have put together a list of the most Winter Wonderland-esque destinations in the world for your winter holiday. From national parks full of outdoorsy snow fun to old cities decorated in an array of kaleidoscopic illuminations and fresh snowfall. Grab your coziest jacket and favorite hat and let’s step into the magical world of winter.
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  • Romantic Cities in the World

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    There are countless magical cities to get lost in together- whether you and your sweetheart seek moonlit strolls along the pathways of Kyoto or kisses beneath a glittering Eiffel tower. We always have romance on our minds while traveling, and here are our picks of the best romantic backdrops for the next chapter of your epic love story.
  • Most Beautiful Christmas Markets in Europe!

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    For me, nothing screams more #winter than a beautiful nice decored Christmas market and some hot wine! Here I show you some of them. Of course, I have to be biased and say the Prague one is the most beautiful one! But let's check the rest! <3
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  • World Heritage Sites in Europe

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    Throughout the vast continent of Europe, there are endless adventures to uncover. Here is a collection of the most awe-inspiring World Heritage sites across Europe, including mesmerizing landmarks, bustling cities, and gorgeous natural landscapes. Uncover some of the most mysterious and beautiful travel destinations on the planet with this bucket-list-worthy selection.
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    Leave it to The New York Times to curate such a lengthy list of life-changing locations for their iconic 52 Places list. These unique travel destinations across the world were selected by pros for being breathtakingly beautiful and providing awe-inspiring experiences. From the towering ancient pyramids of Egypt to the neon bustling metropolis of Tokyo, there is a lot of vacation inspo for your next big adventure.
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Salzburg Articles

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    The Salzkammergut area in Austria is world famous for its role in The Sound of Music. While the entire area is stunning, it is also crawling with tourists whose only goal is to sing “The Hills are Alive” and run through every picture you try and take. However, in the less touristy lake of Fuschlsee […]

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