Mozartplatz – “Mozart Square” – is located in the heart of the Salzburg historic district, next to the Residenzplatz and in front of the Salzburg Museum. The square is an ideal starting point for your visit to the city, while the beautiful statue of Mozart is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the historic district.
During the early winter months, Mozartplatz transforms into an outdoor ice skating rink.
From November to early January one can rent skating shoes/bring one's own and enjoy this family winter sport right next to the Mozart monument and warm up to a mug of Punsch and/or Glühwein. More info
Mönchsberg 34, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Salzburg's most visible icon the Fortress Hohensalzburg is this mighty, 900-year-old cliff-top fortress, one of the biggest and best preserved in Europe. It's easy to spend half a day up here, roaming the ramparts for far-reaching views over the city's spires, the Salzach River and the mountains.
The fortress is a steep 15-minute jaunt from the centre or a speedy ride up in the glass funicular.
The Volksgarten: A green oasis of recreation in the heart of the city. The Salzburg locals love to spend their free time in the Volksgarten. Aside from being a great place to unwind, this park also offers all kinds of opportunities for sports and action: Outdoor Pool "Freibad Volksgarten", Ice Skating at the "Eisarena" and Minigolfi.
Volksgarten Salzburg, Hundertwasser Allee, Salzburg, Austria
Winterfest im Volksgarten Salzburg
Festival for Contemporary Circus in Salzburg, Austria
The unusual location in a city of tents in the Volksgarten (a park in the center of Salzburg), livened up by the charming performances of artists from all over the world, creates a special ambience which makes this festival one of its kind – a festival for contemporary circus in the snowy landscape of Salzburg.
For the last twelve years, Winterfest has enchanted its audience with stunnig acrobatics, gentle poetry and bizarre esprit and has proven the multifarious character of contemporary circus.
The Winterfest was founded by Georg Daxner in 2001: During a walk through the winterly park named Volksgarten, he decided to try to enliven this beautiful place throughout the wintertime and share his passion for contemporary circus with the people of Salzburg – luckily with great success!
Today, the Winterfest is the third biggest cultural event in the city of Salzburg/Austria and even the biggest festival for contemporary circus in the whole German-speaking area. Every year, the Winterfest manages to excite visitors of all ages and with its constantly growing fan community, it makes a significant contribution in improving the awareness and appreciation of contemporary circus in the region, whole Austria as well as neighboring countries.
During its more than ten years of existence, the Winterfest has welcomed over 181.600 guests and 23 companies from several countries. A few of them are Le Cirque Invisible, Compagnie Cirque, Cirque Lili, Le Cirque Désaccordé, Cirque Zanzibar, Cirque ici, La Famiglia Dimitri, Cirque XY, Cirque Rasposo, Compagnie Hors Pistes, Cirque Trottola, The Tiger Lillies Freakshow, Cie Akoreacro, Cirque Aïtal, Escarlata Circus, Le Boustrophédon or the Seven Fingers (Les 7 doigts de la main).
Mönchsberg 32, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Museum der Moderne MonchsbergView On Map
Schwarzstraße 26, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
International Mozarteum FoundationView On Map
Hermann Bahr-Promenade 2
The Salzburg Ice Arena in the Volksgarten offers winter sports for the enjoyment of Salzburg locals and their guests. The Arena features indoor and outdoor rinks and is the home venue for the Red Bull Salzburg ice hockey club.
The Ice Arena allow visitors to participate in and watch a wide spectrum of ice sports, including free skating, ice hockey, figure skating, ice stock and formation ice skating, while providing services that include skate rentals, skate sharpening and more.
Museumspl. 5, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
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Innsbrucker Bundesstraße 95, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
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Kugelmühlweg 4, 5082 Grödig, Austria
Untersbergmuseum Grödig-FürstenbrunnView On Map
Kleßheim 1, 5071 Kleßheim, Austria
Casino SalzburgView On Map
Of its numerous churches, the cathedral is Salzburg’s most important sacred building. With its mighty dome and two towers, it leaves its own distinctive, and absolutely impressive stamp on the city skyline. Salzburg Cathedral is an imposing tribute to the Early Baroque. Cathedral Square, with a statue to the Virgin Mary, provides the atrium – serving as the imposing annual backdrop for performances of Jedermann during the Salzburg Festival as well as for the beloved Christmas Market
Stadionstraße 2/3, 5071, Austria
Red Bull ArenaView On Map
The 640 meters-high Kapuzinerberg lies to the right of the River Salzach. Its green plateau provides a population recreation area for walkers, hikers and fans of all kinds of outdoor sports. The mountain is home to churches, an abbey, along with meandering hiking paths, and even chamois!
Aside from the abbey itself, an abbey church and the Imbergkirche are also to be found here. As for your culinary enjoyment, you might want to pay a visit to the Franziski Schlössel.