Must see shopping in Salzburg

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    Pistachio, nougat and dark-chocolate dreams, the Mozartkugeln (Mozart balls) here are still handmade to Paul Fürst’s original 1890 recipe. Other…

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    Embracing the Tracht (traditional costume) trend is Ploom, where designer Tanja Pflaum has playfully and successfully reinvented the Dirndl. Her boutique…

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    Spirituosen Sporer

    In Getreidegasse’s narrowest house, family-run Sporer has been intoxicating local folk with Austrian wines, herbal liqueurs and famous Vogelbeer (rowan…

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    Salzburger Heimatwerk

    As well as knocking fabrics into Dirndls and other dapper traditional costumes, Salzburger Heimatwerk does a fine line in local handicrafts, schnapps,…

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    Alte Hofapotheke

    For a whiff of nostalgia and a packet of sage throat pastilles, nip into this wonderfully old-fashioned, wood-panelled pharmacy. Salzburg’s oldest, it was…

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    Klosterladen St Peter

    Sidling up to Stiftskirche St Peter, this monastery shop stocks everything from hand-carved angels and rosaries to gentian syrup, monastic beer, wine and…

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    Wenger stocks figure-hugging Lederhosen for ladies and Dirndls, from below-the-knee Heidi to thigh-flashing diva creations trimmed with ribbons and lace.

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    Upscale Stassny combines Tracht-making know-how with high-quality fabrics and age-old patterns (stag prints, polka dots, gingham etc).

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    Salzburg Salz

    Pure salt from Salzburgerland and the Himalayas, herbal salts and rock-salt tea lights are among the high-sodium wonders here.

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    A mouse-sized Austrian cheese shop, crammed with creamy alpine varieties, holey Emmental and fresh cheese with herbs.

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    For a fusion of modern and traditional Trachten outfits in myriad colours, try the midrange Forstenlechner.

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    Lanz Trachten

    Lanz is just the place if it's a tight-fitting traditional Dirndl or a snazzy felt hat you're after.

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    Drechslerei Lackner

    The hand-carved nutcrackers, nativity figurines and filigree Christmas stars are the real deal at this traditional craft shop.