Salzburg Highlight Tour with Fortress Hohensalzburg

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This guided tour will give you the insider’s view of the city with tips on how to get the most out of your stay. Great for your first visit to Salzburg! Get to know the best sites and the basic historic historical facts along with fun facts and anecdotes about Salzburg. You will go to hidden gems that you will only see with a guide. All guides are qualified and experienced guides and speak fluent English and German. Any other Language on request possible.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Salzburg Experience

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Salzburger Altstadt

Our Experience Guide will meet you right in front of Mozart Statue at Mozart square. A perfect place to start talking about the beginnings of Salzburg and the famous musician W.A.Mozart.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Residenzplatz

Continue the tour to the Residenzplatz. The architecture changes all of a sudden. The small streets and the shops are replaced with big spacious squares, a big Residence fountain in the centre of the square, the Old Residenz and the New Residenz buildings. Most buildings hold precious treasures and art of Salzburg's history, definitely worth to visit.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Salzburg Cathedral

Take a look into the Salzburg Dom and find many frescos, altars and organs. The crypt holds many graves from the former Prince-Archbishops and even modern art in an 12th century apsis. On the way out find the baptismal where W.A.Mozart was baptized.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Getreidegasse

Take a walk along the shopping street. Find beautifull wrought iron signs, arts and craft shops between famous name brands along the narrow street. Spoil yourself with a shopping spree in Getreidegasse after the tour.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Mozart's Birthplace

Mozarts Birthplace is right in the centre of Getreidegasse. Most people stop in front of the big yellow house or choose to visit the Museum. Listen to facts about the Mozart family, their life and career, their faith and their heritage.

Stop At: Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church)

One of the most fun places in Salzburg is the Farmers Market at the University square. This big, baroque church forms an impressive backdrop for the food stands. Do not hesitate to try the local cheese, sausages, fruits and pretzels with some local beer or fresh water.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Alter Markt

The Old Market square is surrounded by shops and famous coffee houses. This is a place to enjoy the rest of your day after the tour with a cup of good coffee and freshly made apple-strudel.

Stop At: Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle

At the end of the tour take the funicular to the top of the fortress Hohensalzburg and enjoy the view into Salzburg. From this over 900 year old fortress you can even view the Northern Limestone Alps and on a very clear day you can see the Eagles Nest in the far distance. Your guide will show you hidden areas of the fortress and explain to you the fascinating history of this fortress by walking through the 15th century state rooms all the way to the tall tower.

Duration: 1 hour
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