UNESCO World Heritage City, Mozart metropolis, festival location … Salzburg has many faces – and each one has its own particular charm. If you’re strolling through the centre’s narrow alleys or standing at one of its stately squares, you’ll quickly realise: This city is definitely worth the visit.

Discovering Salzburg’s sightseeing hotspots 

A multifaceted trip to the city of Mozart 

Besides all its sights, visitors also look forward to the city’s many shopping opportunities and great culinary establishments. Perfect for a city trip with your loved ones or a shopping weekend with your best friend.

Short distances to all important sights and an idyllic location with a view of the countryside: That’s what makes the four-star hotel just outside of Salzburg an accommodation with a special flair. What could be better than discovering the historic city centre during the day and relaxing at the pool or at the sauna in the evening? Thanks to the hotel’s tranquil location away from the noise of the city, you get to enjoy a restful night’s sleep and start your next sightseeing day refreshed and ready for all the fun to come.

Salzburg’s most beautiful sights at a glance 

Who hasn’t seen them – at least in pictures? They’re the reason why so many visitors come to Salzburg, after all. We’re talking about Salzburg’s famous sights such as its medieval fortress or impressive cathedral. Mozart’s birthplace and his residence are topping the list of the city’s must-sees as well. Not to mention Mirabell Palace with its beautiful gardens or Hellbrunn Palace and its trick fountains … 

In the city of Mozart, the postcard or, better yet, Instagram motifs abound. It’s a tough call to decide where to go first, right? The team at Hotel Melanie will be more than happy to tell you what you shouldn’t miss out on. Insider’s tips included!

Talking about insider’s tips: With the Salzburg Card, you can look forward to discounted admission to many sights, attractions and events. Public transportation is free! 

Highlights for city tourists at Hotel Melanie

  • the idyllic rural location of the hotel – only a stone’s throw away from Salzburg’s sights and attractions
  • on-site parking at the hotel for a relaxed arrival
  • stylishly furnished and modern single, double or family rooms with feel-good factor
  • a spa and wellness area with sauna world and pool
  • a breakfast buffet that leaves nothing to be desired – as a start into an exciting day
  • a hotel bar for a relaxed end to your sightseeing day
  • free bike rental service for a little tour of the city along Salzburg’s many bikeways

Culture, arts & cool events 

Salzburg isn’t only known for its historic old town – it’s also popular for its vibrant artistic and cultural scene. Various museums, several theatres and concert halls and, of course, the world-famous Festival Halls: Fine arts have certainly found a dignified home at the little city with 150,000 residents. Avid culture vultures can look forward to a jam-packed event calendar year-round. 

The Salzburg Festival and St. Rupert’s Day Fair are the “gold standard” of events in Salzburg, of course. But lesser known events like Jazz & the City or the Sommerszene are well worth a visit, too. 

Winter in the city of Mozart: ‘tis the season to be jolly

There’s hardly a city that presents itself more fairytale-like than snow-sprinkled Salzburg with its mountain-top fortress and all the stately buildings. The city’s landmark mountains covered in snow and, at the centre of it all, the narrow little alleys in their festive clothing – draped in Christmas lights.

During Advent season, the city along Salzach river brims with Christmas spirit. How about noshing on some roasted almonds after your stroll through the old town or an aromatic mulled wine at one of the Christmas markets? If that doesn’t get you in the mood for happy holidays ... Especially, if you can warm up at the wellness area afterwards and reminisce about the amazing day you had.  

One thing’s for sure: Salzburg is well worth a visit, no matter the season! You can hardly wait for a varied city trip to the Mozart metropolis? The team at reception will be happy to advise you or prepare a customised offer for you

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