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Guided Tours

Regardless of how you wish to get to know Salzburg – alone or in a group, on foot or in the back of a horse-drawn carriage, accompanied by a tour guide or, for something more out of the ordinary, on a Segway – the City of Mozart reveals its secrets in so many different ways.

9 ways to discover Salzburg

In order to get to know a new city, you need to have good guidance. That could be in the form of a personal tour guide, who may well show you the hidden side of the city. Or it might simply be a short city tour by bus, giving you the chance to glimpse the most important landmarks. Others, on the other hand, either prefer the romance of a horse-drawn carriage or the excitement of an amphibious bus. No matter what aspect of Salzburg you wish to explore – the offers are many and varied.

Salzburg City Walks - off the beaten track

Six theme routes lead to less familiar places and some of the most beautiful photo ops in Salzburg. With the help of detailed maps, you will be able to explore these pathways all on your own. The maps are available on- and offline, and are the perfect way to get your bearings. The wide range of themes includes: the best Instagram spots, the creative side of this Baroque city, hiking on the city mountains, the city of churches and the culture of beer.

Selected Bus Tours in & around Salzburg

Salzburg lies in the heart of Europe - surrounded by breathtaking nature and historical attractions. Many excursion destinations are close to the city, making it convenient to combine a stay in the City of Mozart with adventures in the surrounding countryside. The advantage is clear to see: You don’t have to worry about a thing and can simply let the beauty work its wonders on you.

Advent and Silent Night Tours

During Advent, Salzburg and the surrounding communities are enveloped in a sense of peace and reflection. Be it a guided tour of the famous Christmas market in Salzburg or a visit to the romantic Advent festivities on Wolfgangsee, there is something here that is certain to appeal to everyone. And if you would like to set out on the trail of the world-famous Christmas song “Silent Night”, you will definitely want to take a guided tour to Hallein or Oberndorf.

Winter Shuttle Service & Tours

In Salzburg, winter sports fans have a lot to look forward to. Thanks to the Snow Space Salzburg Ski Shuttle, it has never been easier or more convenient to travel to the skiing enjoyment you have been longing for. And after a fun-filled day on the slopes, the pulsating City of Mozart is just waiting for you to discover.

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