Salzburg (Region) Hotels
Salzburg (Region), Austria
This Austro-Bavarian state is often referred to by locals as Salzburgerland in an attempt to make a distinction between the region itself and its capital city. The Salzburg Hohensalzburg Fortress is probably the best-known tourist attraction in the region, and a trip to the Trapp family home (the family on which The Sound of Music is based) is definitely not to be missed. ... Read more »
- Mirabell Palace and Gardens of Salzburg
- Hellbrunn Castle
- Mozart’s Birthplace
- Go shopping in the Getreidegasse
- Eat a mozartkugel while exploring Mozart Square
- Visit the Pferdeschwemmen Horse Wells of Salzburg
In general, the climate of the Salzburg region is humid and cool. In the summer months, temperatures can reach well above 30ºC; however, the temperature is typically cool enough to enjoy various outdoor activities without feeling uncomfortably warm. During the winter months, there is enough snow to facilitate a magnificent skiing trip, and the cold outdoors provides a fantastic opportunity to peruse local galleries and museums.
Getting There & Around
The Salzburg Airport has a number of scheduled flights to other major European cities, as well as a few chartered flights. Frequent east-west railway connections facilitate travel from Vienna, Munich, Innsbruck and Zürich to the area.
The area is home to a reliable trolley, bus and S-Bahn system. Tickets for all of these can be bought at the various stations or automated ticket machines dispersed throughout the city.« Hide