Half-Day Sightseeing Tour of Historic Salzburg
Enjoy a private 4-hour sightseeing tour in Salzburg while on vacation. Easily explore Mozart's city between two appointments or on a short stopover with this private half-day tour.
Come along and see the beautiful city on the banks of the Salzach River with Festungsberg mountain directly above it. Perched on the mountain is Festung Hohensalzburg, the largest preserved medieval castle in Europe. From the castle, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the city.
See austere Gothic buildings, Renaissance palaces, Baroque churches as well as many town houses from the period of the monarchy. The most famous and most visited monuments are all those associated with the life of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who was born here in 1756. You can visit his birth house or the house where the artist lived later, or even the church where he was baptized. In one of the city's most famous streets Getreidegasse, in house no. 9, is flat Mozart family, who now serves as a museum.
Probably the most beautiful squares in Salzburg's Domplatz with the cathedral in the 17th century, or dome, which can store up to ten thousand visitors. On the right bank of the river Salzach covers New Town, dominated by the castle Mirabell. In Salzburg also held annually Salzburg Festival, which is the supreme and internationally renowned festival not only European but also world culture.
Those coming by train can deposit their luggage in a locker at the Central Train Station and take a bus or taxi, or simply walk to the historic city center. The short walk along the Salzach River only takes about twenty minutes and is a wonderful way to start a mini-vacation in Salzburg.