WHAT: Salzburg WHERE: City on the Austrian/German border WHY: Mozart's home, The Sound of Music, castles
and culture WHEN: Any time of year HOW: International flights into W.A. Mozart International
Airport, short drive from Munich.
is a fantastic mountain destination on the border between Germany
and Austria. Best known as the birthplace of the classical
master Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Salzburg offers visitors an
abundance of culture. This tiny city is simply bursting with
music, from classical music festivals held year-round to touring the
sights from The Sound of Music and walking in the footsteps
of the von Trapp family.
FORTRESS (Festung Hohensalzburg) is the imposing castle which
dominates the Salzburg skyline. The fortress was built in 1077
and over the next 600 years, constant additions were made to its
size. It reached its present day extent in 1681.
A tour of this extensive complex will take you through ornate
palatial chambers and up to the top of the fortress for a
magnificent view of the city.
DOMis Salzburg's main Cathedral, located downtown in the Domplatz.
This ornately decorated church has the capacity to hold 10,000
FRANCISCAN CHURCH(Franziskanerkirche) was Salzburg's main Church before the
construction of the Dom. These two cathedrals are located just
a few steps away from each other in Salzburg's Altstadt (Old City).
PALACE(Residenz) The splendid Salzburg Residenz was
home to the city's ruling Archbishops and today has been turned into
an art museum.
Take a trip into the Bavarian Alps to see the castle Bavaria's Mad King
Ludwig grew up in.
Venture into the Bavarian Alps and visit the fairy tale landmark upon
which the Walt Disney based his Disney Land Castle: Mad King Ludwig's
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