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Salzburg City Guide

Sights worth seeing in Mozart's city

Hotel Scherer is the perfect starting point for your Salzburg tour! Along the picturesque Salzach promenade you can easily reach the historic old city in 15 minutes by foot. Not to be missed:

Mirabell Palace and garden

One of the filming locations of the "Sound of Music" (guided tour).


The historic old town with numerous shops, cafés and restaurants.

Mozart's birthplace

Wolfgang Amadeus was born here on January 27th, 1756.
Visit the museum. Open daily.

The Cathedral of Salzburg

The most significant baroque structure in the city. Its origin and its character give testimony of the power and independence of the Archbishops of Salzburg.

Festival halls

And the Hofstallgasse

Fortress Hohensalzburg

The landmark of Salzburg
Discover more numerous churches, museums, galleries and shops in Salzburg, for example:
  • Coffee houses: Tomaselli or Fürst (classic coffee house culture)
  • Traditional beer at the Augustine brewery
  • The world-famous marionette theatre as well as (night) concerts full of genuine feeling
  • Magnificent views of Salzburg
  • Beautiful narrow lanes to stroll along

SCHERER Tip: would you like to go on a round trip? We recommend the sightseeing tours organised by our partner, Salzburg Panorama Tours!