Salzburg not only has a lot to offer as a city, but is also located in very scenic surroundings. The Untersberg on the border between Salzburg and Berchtesgaden offers a magnificent view over the vast country. The cable car goes up to the 1972 meter high mountain massif and can be used with the Salzburg Card. Hellbrunn Palace, the car museum “Fahrtraum” in Mattsee, the Salt Worlds in Hallein or the toy museum “Traumwerk Hans-Peter Porsche” near Bad Reichenhall also enrich a visit to Salzburg in any case.

Weihnachten in Salzburg

Salzburg Christkindlmarkt 2023

The Salzburg Christmas Market enchants locals and visitors alike in the medieval old town of Salzburg. HOSI Salzburg is once again taking part in this year’s Salzburg Christmas Market. Tasting Christmas biscuits and drinking mulled wine at the HOSI punch stand will also give the rainbow space in the festively decorated old town of Salzburg. [Read more]


Tour of the fortress Hohensalzburg

The Hohensalzburg Fortress towers over the city and is the landmark of Salzburg. The mighty structure is one of the largest castle complexes of the 11th century and proof of the prince archbishops’ former striving for representation. Today you can meet our history there and enjoy a great view of the wide countryside. [Read more]

Railway history – up close. Lokwelt Freilassing

Railway history – up close and personal!

In the Lokwelt Freilassing, the German border town to Salzburg, the history of the railway in the region and beyond is told in a fascinating way in a round engine shed that is over 100 years old. The focus is on the history of electric locomotives. Railway fans will get their money’s worth in this time capsule. [Read more]

Rupertikirtag Salzburg

Salzburg Rupertikirtag 2021

After a one-year break due to the corona, the traditional Ruperti Cathedral Festival will take place from 22 to 26 September in the squares around Salzburg Cathedral. The name day of Salzburg’s patron saint, Rupert, is celebrated in the days around 24 September – with a large city festival that celebrates its medieval origins. [Read more]


An afternoon at Hellbrunn Palace

Hellbrunn Palace was built about 400 years ago by Prince Archbishop Markus Sittikus – as a pleasure palace and summer residence. visited the palace, the fountains and the extensive park with Selina and Lisa from Salzburg and Christoph and Andreas from Vienna. A world of its own! Great fun! [Read more]

Gigi La Pajette at arte Hotel Salzburg

Salzburg at the top

A special place to experience Salzburg is the rooftop bar “hu:goes14” on the 14th floor of the arte Hotel at Salzburg’s main railway station. There you have – with a drink – a fantastic panoramic view of the city by day and night, you are at the top in Salzburg. And look down on the city, which will experience the CSD Salzburg 2022 from 29 August to 4 September. [Read more]

One of the most beautiful corners of Europe

Salzburg lies in beautiful surroundings at the foot of the Alps. Not only the city but also numerous surrounding towns offer great attractions. From the Eisriesenwelt to the Fahrtraum in Mattsee, the Gasteiner Tal or the Salzwelten, Hellbrunn Castle to the Lokwelt Freilassing. Salzburg is so diverse! [Read more]


A summer without Electric Love

“With this, after weeks of hoping, the moment has come for us to realise that there are probably more important things this summer and Electric Love in the way you and we love it will probably not be allowed this year.” With an emotional statement, the Electric Love team has announced the cancellation of this year’s [Read more]

Idyll at the lake

18 km north of Salzburg lies Mattsee, a town in the Salzburg Lake District – ideal for relaxing away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Mattsee is also home to the driving museum. This museum pays tribute to Ferdinand Porsche, who set milestones in automobile construction at the beginning of the century, with Porsche tractors and ultimately as the father of the VW Beetle. [Read more]

Pride Boat in June?

Like so many other dates, the date for the Pride Boat this year is wobbling because of Corona. Since we can’t foresee at the moment if the boat will really be able to leave on June 20th, we will start the ticket pre-sale in May. If the 20th of June [Read more]


Salzburg lives – even in the crisis

Canceled events, ghostly emptiness on the streets, Salzburg is in a state of emergency. But Salzburg is alive, even and especially during the crisis. In Chinese, the word crisis means danger on the one hand, but also opportunity on the other. In the meantime, many institutions and facilities have overcome their initial state of shock. [Read more]

Gut Aiderbichl

Rescuing animals from emergency situations and enabling them to live on in dignity. That is the guiding principle of Gut Aiderbichl. In beautiful surroundings 20 kilometres north of Salzburg. Aiderbichler animal rescuer Christian was on a farm because of other cattle and discovered bull Bandit. Bandit could not stand being [Read more]

Electric Love Festival

On the Salzburgring near the lake district of the Salzkammergut, in the midst of nature, the Electric Love Festival will celebrate three days of music and love for the eighth time in July 2020. One of the most famous race tracks in Austria, the Salzburgring, will become a festival location for one weekend.  [Read more]

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