Being a Tourist in Your Own City: Salzburg

Being a Tourist in Your Own City: Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria (B)

If you’re not from Austria, let me tell you that a minority of my fellow citizens (and myself) never have seen The Sound of Music (am I missing out anything?) Nevertheless I still can tell you quite something about Salzburg, which – just like Mozart – is my birth town (and that’s the only thing we both have in common!) – and coincidentally this article comes out just before my birthday I don’t know why it took me so long to write about it although I’ve been visiting this city frequently since my early childhood days. Through the years, I walked a lot through Salzburg’s streets, ate at many restaurants, saw the city changing through all four seasons – so I thought it’s time to share all my knowledge as an “almost” local with you, or in other words: My view as a tourist in my own city. It has turned out to be quite an extensive, photo-heavy guide but I tried my best to sum up the highlights with some insider tips to make the most of your trip! Here we go!

As a relatively small city, Salzburg is easily walkable with its major sights being close to each other. If you want to see as much as possible and save some €, I can recommend you to purchase the Salzburg Card at the Tourist Information or online. In the following list I’m adding a star (*) to those attractions that charge an admission fee which are included in the Salzburg Card. There’s much more you can visit with the card, but assuming that you’ll have only one or two days, here are my personal recommendations: ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Being a Tourist in Your Own City: Salzburg
Guide Location: Austria » Salzburg
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Julia Joestl
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Mirabell Palace
  • Makartsteg
  • Getreidegasse
  • fortress Hohensalzburg
  • DomQuartier
  • St. Peter Cemetery
  • Hellbrunn Palace
  • Bosnagrill
  • Bistro Leichtsinn
  • Cafe Tomaselli
  • Schatz Konditorei
  • Konditorei Fürst
  • Andreas Hofer Weinstube
  • Sternbräu
  • Kim 168
  • Leks Thai Küche
  • Museum der Moderne
  • Linzergasse