Gift Shops, Old Town, Salzburg (Self Guided)

Specialty shops make up an integral part of tourist life in Salzburg. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs unique to Salzburg, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit. Located within the Old Town, the shops are all within a pleasant walk.
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Gift Shops, Old Town Map

Guide Name: Gift Shops, Old Town
Guide Location: Austria » Salzburg (See other walking tours in Salzburg)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.8 km
Author: julian

1) Kirchtag

Founded in 1903, Kirchtag Shop offers unique handmade umbrellas of the highest quality. There are some umbrellas produced in numbered editions or others designed to match, for example, a favorite tie. Kirchtag is sure to impress visitors with a large variety of refined accessories and elegant modern Austrian clothing.
RF Azwanger

2) RF Azwanger

RF Azwanger dates back to 1656. Throughout the years this shop has offered a wide range of Austrian wines, the best spirits, chocolates, marmalade and other delicacies. Be sure to take a look at the products available in this shop, you are sure to find something you like.

Hours: Mon-Fri 10:00 - 18:00; Sat 10:00 - 17:00; Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Paul Reber & Co

3) Paul Reber & Co

The Reber Company was founded over 140 years ago and is still family-owned. For decades, Reber specialties have been distributed worldwide. The Genuine Reber Mozart-Balls, filled with pistachio marzipan, made from fresh green pistachios, almonds and hazelnut praline, covered in delicious praline chocolate, are popular with visitors.

Hours: Mon. to Sat. 9 am to 6 pm; Sun: 2 pm to 6 pm.
Buchhandlung Höllrigl

4) Buchhandlung Höllrigl

Founded in 1594, the Hollrigl is the oldest bookshop in Austria. Besides a large variety of technical books and maps found here, they also carry the best postcards in Salzburg. They have exactly what the tourists want to keep their memories of Salzburg and Austria forever.

Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 18:30; Sat: 9:00 - 18:00
Porzellanmanufaktur Augarten

5) Porzellanmanufaktur Augarten

Porzellanmanufaktur Augarten is famous for its porcelain goods. Located on the Alter Markt, the shop offers splendid porcelain souvenirs and gifts. The most popular item created here is a black and white coffee set by Josef Hoffmann.
Hours: Monday - Friday 10.00 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday 10.00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Confectionary Josef Holzermayr

6) The Confectionary Josef Holzermayr

The Confectionary Josef Holzermayr was founded in 1865 and is located in the historic section of Salzburg. The shop specializes, and is world-renowned, for its hand rolled Mozart-Balls, which enjoy a great reputation among international connoisseurs. There are also a variety of candies, sweets, chocolates and shortcakes available here.

7) Kopfberger-Rainer

Kopfberger-Rainer is located close to Waagplatz. Its main lure for tourists is a huge variety of traditionally-made souvenirs, such as woodcarvings, cuckoo clocks and beer mugs.

Hours: 9:45 to 17:00
Salzburger Heimatwerk

8) Salzburger Heimatwerk

Salzburger Heimatwerk, or Salzburg Home Depot, specializes mostly in nationally produced arts, crafts and accessories. In the bright and friendly rooms you can find a wide range of sumptuous fabrics and stylish fashions. The gifts bought here are of great spiritual value, which is why it is known far beyond the country’s borders.

Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm; Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.

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Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Salzburg for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Salzburg has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Salzburg, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.