Embracing the Tracht (traditional costume) trend is Ploom, where designer Tanja Pflaum has playfully and successfully reinvented the Dirndl. Her boutique is a wonderland of floaty femininity: a sky-blue bodice or a …
Pistachio, nougat and dark-chocolate dreams, the Mozartkugeln (Mozart balls) here are still handmade to Paul Fürst’s original 1890 recipe. Other specialities include cube-shaped Bach Würfel – coffee, nut and marzipa…
In Getreidegasse’s narrowest house, family-run Sporer has been intoxicating local folk with Austrian wines, herbal liqueurs and famous Vogelbeer (rowan berry) schnapps since 1903.
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 founded in 1591.
As well as knocking fine fabrics into Dirndls and dapper traditional costumes, Salzburger Heimatwerk does a fine line in local handicrafts, schnapps, preserves and honeys.
Sidling up to Stiftskirche St Peter, this monastery shop stocks everything from hand-carved angels and rosaries to gentian syrup, monastic beer, wine and liqueurs.
Wenger stocks figure-hugging Lederhosen for ladies and Dirndls, from below-the-knee Heidi to thigh-flashing diva creations trimmed with ribbons and lace.
Upscale Stassny combines Tracht-making know-how with high-quality fabrics and age-old patterns (stag prints, polka dots, gingham etc).
Pure salt from Salzburgerland and the Himalayas, herbal salts and rock-salt tea lights are among the high-sodium wonders here.
A mouse-sized Austrian cheese shop, crammed with creamy alpine varieties, holey Emmental and fresh cheese with herbs.