A different kind of city tour

This summer there are three fixed dates for the queer city tour. – A walk through the beautiful city on the Salzach in the footsteps of our ancestors. A city tour with a difference.

As in Berlin, Vienna or London, there are also queer city tours in Salzburg. These take you to places where homosexual personalities are known to have worked and played a significant role in shaping the city’s fate.

It is no wonder that homosexuals have actively influenced the 1000-year history of Salzburg. Because even a long time ago, Salzburg attracted people of all mental colours. The city’s location north of the Alps has always had strategic importance.

A different kind of city tour

Roman Forisch, a native of Salzburg and certified Austria Guide, has developed the queer city tours on this exciting historical breeding ground. These will take place on three fixed dates this summer. On 25 June, 30 July and 3 September (CSD Saturday), Roman will set off on a guided tour of the city at 11 am in front of the HOSI bar at Gabelsberger Straße 26. Through the Andräviertel to Mirabell Palace and on to the other side of the Salzach into the old town.

Two instructive and entertaining hours in the footsteps of Bishop Arn, Archduke Ludwig Viktor, Alexander von Humboldt or Georg Trakl – to name but a few. And two hours in which the past can explain today.

Roman Forisch in conversation with gaysalzburg.at Participation in the queer city tour costs 15€. For registrations for the dates mentioned or for other date requests, please send an email to info@austria-guides.eu.

Published 10. April 2022Updated 28. March 2023
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