Salzburg welcome: Salzburg is conveniently located in western Austria on the border with Germany. Many European airlines fly to the airport, which is close to the city. By train, you can get from Munich to the Salzach River quickly and easily. And you don’t need a car in Salzburg. You can get everywhere easily on foot, by bike or with the Salzburg public transport system.

Salzburg in autumn

When Corona threw itself into the spokes of our lives at the beginning of March, the summer edition of the Salzburg Gay Guide was about to go to press – Corona stopped production from now on. But life goes on. And so there is now a – albeit somewhat reduced [Read more]


Rediscover Salzburg

The opening of the border between Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein has recently been finalized, as the Salzburger Nachrichten reported yesterday (3.06.). From 15 June, i.e. in just under two weeks, tourist border traffic with Austria will also be possible again. This means that nothing more stands in the way [Read more]

Will the mask requirement be relaxed?

The Salzburger Nachrichten announce for tomorrow (29.05.) a statement of the Austrian government on the probable relaxation of the mask obligation. Accordingly, among other things, the question is, Will the mask requirement be relaxed? For example, when entering and leaving restaurants. Tomorrow is also the day, [Read more]

Down to earth

The following example may be useful to illustrate the situation we are currently in due to corona. A year ago, at the same time, Salzburg Airport had 100 daily departures to European destinations and beyond on some days, but in the last few months flight operations have come down to earth. [Read more]


First steps after Corona

Tourismus Salzburg has published a preliminary overview (as of 11.05.) of the reopening dates of many Salzburg museums and sights. Well sorted by approximate time periods – first steps to Corona. It’s nice to see that just about all the well-known institutions are included. [Read more]

“Today everything is speculation”

“We can return to normality faster”. This was the message of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz at this morning’s (4 May) press conference in Vienna. But that was it for the concrete. Kurz emphasised that three points have priority at the moment: 1. Relieving the burden on working people [Read more]

Greetings from Salzburg

A greeting from Salzburg with the fortress in the sunset. A place of longing that so perfectly combines culture, history and scenic beauty. Alexander von Humboldt, an explorer in the early 19th century, said “I consider the areas of Salzburg, Naples and Constantinople to be the most beautiful on earth! [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]

On the move in Salzburg

Salzburg has 150,000 inhabitants. Many ways can be made there well on foot or with the rental bike. The network of bike paths is very well developed. Cyclists can thus ride for miles on both sides along the Salzach – mostly without traffic lights. Via Hellbrunner Allee, which is closed [Read more]

By train to Salzburg

Salzburg is located on the Munich-Vienna railroad line, which is part of the Frankfurt-Budapest magistrale. So you can always get to Salzburg by train. Near Rosenheim the first mountains appear and it goes slowly ascending past the Chiemsee via the German border town Freilassing to Salzburg. [Read more]


Door opener Salzburg Card

With the Salzburg Card and all its benefits, it’s easy and convenient to get to know the city of Mozart. One-time free admissions to all sights and museums, free use of public transport and numerous discounts offer a lot of Salzburg for little money. [Read more]

By plane to Salzburg

Salzburg Airport W. A. Mozart is served by numerous airlines and is only 4 km from the city centre. The German airports of Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne are directly connected, sometimes up to 4 times a day. London and Istanbul are also served, sometimes several times a day. [Read more]

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