Three days in Salzburg

3 days of sightseeing in Salzburg

Within three days you can explore lots of attractions in Salzburg! In the following are some advices for 3 perfect days in the city of Mozart.

The most famous tourist attraction is the landmark of Salzburg, the Fortress of Hohensalzburg. It is not far away from the centre, on the top of the local mountain, here you can enjoy the marvellous view.

Because your already nearby, you should visit the legendary Felsenreitschule. Let the day come to an end with a guided tour in the festival halls.

You can end the first day at the Stieglkeller, with a panoramic and breathtaking view over Salzburg!


Start the second day with a walk in the nearby municipality Anif. Take some time for yourself, relax, unwind and enjoy a lot of green.

Beyond the centre there is Schloss Hellbrunn. Its setting is marvellous and the park with its waterplays and fountains are worth to see. After that you can go for a walk through the Salzburg Zoo.

Afterwards you can visit the University Square (Universitätsplatz), where the weekly market takes place.

When you go for a walk through the streets of Salzburg, you will pass the Salzburger Dom (cathedral of Salzburg). It's a baroquean cathedral with a hight of 81m. On the corner there is the DomQuartier Salzburg, which offers an insight into the baroque past of Salzburg.

You should also experience the New Residenz and the Salzburger Glockenspiel.

Also interesting is the panorama museum, it is open daily and there you can have a look at Johann Michael Sattler's cyclorama of Salzburg.

The Puppet Museum in the Fortress to Hohensalzburg is also worth to see.

To end the day right, go for a dinner at the Schlosswirt zu Anif with traditional austrian delights.

On the third day attend the Stiegl-Brauwelt (Stiegl Brewery). There you will learn something about the culutre and the traditional way of brewing. Beside that, you can try different type of beers.


The Residence Gallery is also worth to visit, when you are interested in austrian and european painting.

At the House of Nature (Haus der Natur) is for everyone something! Since 1924 the museum has a various program. Beside the regional and international exibition, there's also a classic museum of natural science and a zoo department.

Afterwards you grand yourself a coffee and visit Konditorei Fürst, there you will get the originally Mozartkugeln.