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Salzburg is storybook Austria. Standing beside the fast-flowing Salzach River, your gaze is raised inch by inch to the Altstadt's mosaic of graceful domes and spires, the formidable clifftop fortres...
If you’re driving to Radstadt or Mauterndorf in the remote Lungau region, look out for the Roman milestones along the Tauern Pass road.
One of Austria’s smallest provinces, Salzburgerland is proof that size really doesn’t matter. Well, not when you have Mozart, Maria von Trapp and the 600-year legacy of the prince-archbishops behind you. This is the land that grabbed t...
Set the stage for a travel fantasy.
The Sound of Music turns 50 in 2015 and Salzburg is singing about it at the top of its voice. But who were the Trapps really? To find out you need to start at the very beginning – in the original family home in Aigen. Villa Trapp, the Vo...
...ing in the Lungau region keeps things quiet.The village centrepiece is medieval Burg Mauterndorf. Dominating a rocky outcrop, this 13th-century castle was built by the prince-archbishops of Salzburg on the site of a Roman fort. The castle now houses a regional museum and provides the backdrop for various cultural events. It is believed that in the Middle Ages the main road passed direc...
Give your eardrums a thrill in the world's most musical destinations.
...attract active types in summer, too, with more than 1000km of walking trails and opportunities for canyoning, climbing, white-water rafting and mountain biking. For information, contact the Salzburger Sportwelt Tourist Office.
Theatrically set amid the jagged limestone spires of the Dachstein massif, rolling pastures and the aptly named Bischofsmütze (Bishop’s Mitre) peaks, Filzmoos is quite the alpine idyll. D...
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