Salzburg – The city of Mozart
Salzburg, which in German means salt fortress, due to boats carrying salt along the Salzach River, is an Austrian city known for be the birthplace of Mozart, famous Austrian composer.
The city, which is five minutes away from Germany, is a fine example of European baroque, with beautiful buildings in the historic center.
Salzburg is situated on the edge of the Alps, and at certain times in winter is completely covered with snow, we went in early March and it was cold, but no snow.
The music and the arts play a significant role in the city’s life, there are many concerts throughout the year, and in some places every day, these are mainly done afor tourists.
In the city you can visit the house where Mozart was born and a museum dedicated entirely to the composer.
Apart from all that is related to the composer, Salzburg offers a very well preserved baroque architecture. Especially in the historical center, where you can find some examples of this architectural style, such as the Salzburg Cathedral, the Mirabell Palace and Gardens and the Hohensalzburg Fortress.
The Hohensalzburg Fortress is situated on a hill near the city center, and is one of the largest castles in Europe.
Salzburg is a pleasant city to spend a day or two, take a walk along the river Salzach, or in the historic center, watching the details of the buildings, and the cathedrals.
To a overnight motorhome parking:
Salzburg 47 ° 47’34.0 “N 13 ° 03’46.1” E
Only for overnight stay, paid parking during the day.
Salzburg tourism website, for prices monuments, event calendars ..
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