Salzburg Holidays

Coach Holidays and Tours to Salzburg

Salzburg is one of the most attractive and historic cities in Europe and is known for being the birthplace of the famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who is reputably the most gifted musician in the history of classical music. For many, the iconic film “The Sound of Music”, shot at various locations in Salzburg, was responsible for bringing the city to their attention and has helped to make it the popular tourist destination it is today.  With snowy mountains and delightful Christmas markets, visiting Salzburg in winter is like stepping into a fairytale. 

Visitors flock to explore this picturesque old town with its attractive Baroque churches, magnificent palaces, castles, an impressive cathedral and a medieval fortress, so why not book yourself a coach holiday and enjoy all the attractions Salzburg has to offer?

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Places of Interest in Salzburg

The whole of Salzburg’s Old Town was nominated a World Heritage Site in 1997. The picturesque Austrian gem offers beautiful century-spanning architecture, spectacular view points and history. And today Salzburg exclusive architecture provides a dramatic backdrop for classical performances all year of around. The surrounding areas are in no way less impressive: beautiful forests, heavenly alpine mountains and a glorious region of Austrian Lake District. A coach trip to Salzburg is a fantastic way to experience its many attractions. Below are some highlights of what you may encounter on a coach holiday to Salzburg.

Altstadt, Salzburg

Altstadt Salzburgr

Altstadt Salzburg is the stunning Old Town of Salzburg and a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site situated on the banks of the Salzach river. Cobbled streets with colourful old buildings, historical churches, squares and Mozart is everywhere – this is the heart of Salzburg.

Hohensalzburg Castle, Salzburg

Hohensalzburg Castle

The massive building overlooks to the town of Salzburg from “Festungsberg” and is one of Europe’s biggest medieval castles. Salzburg Fortress was built up over many generations of archbishop and it's interesting to see the progress over the decades.

Mirabell Palace and Gardens, Salzburg

Mirabell Palace and Gardens

The Palace is one of Salzburg’s most visited. The baroque style building and the surroundings are famous for its symmetrical gardens and the many Greek statues to be found there. Also you may recognize some spots from “Sound of Music” film.

Getreidegasse, Salzburg

Getreidegasse

In this busy shopping lane in the heart of Salzburg with countless boutiques and every big name designer stores with its own iron signs. You also will find there Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s birthplace, which today houses a museum.

Cathedral, Salzburg

Salzburg Cathedral

This is a beautiful brogue cathedral in the centre of the historic district of Salzburg was built in the 17th century and affords beautiful stained glass and architecture. The baptism of Mozart took place in this cathedral.

Nonnberg Abbey, Salzburg

Nonnberg Abbey

Founded in 714 the Abbey is the oldest nunnery in the German-speaking world. Beautiful small chapel situated on a hill, where Maria (Sound Of Music) was married. Ones you have made all stair to get there, you see the most amazing views of the mountains.

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