Salzburg is a global brand in its own right and stands for baroque architecture, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the Salzburg Festival and the magic of ‘The Sound of Music’. Salzburg is also a fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site and a stage for the best of culture, history, tradition, innovation, with unbeatable quality and standards. This modestly-sized gem at the heart of Europe is surrounded by breath-taking mountain scenery and pristine lakes. The city attracts visitors from all over the world and is an internationally desired location for exhibitions, trade fairs and congresses.
Salzburg boasts a very broad-based economy and offers some great benefits, such as excellent quality-of-life, safety, a central geographical location, modern infrastructure and a nearby airport. Salzburg Exhibition and Congress Centre is a part of this advantageous economic framework; one driven forward by far-sighted, innovative businesses and well-qualified, highly-motivated employees.
Alongside a comprehensive range of artistic and cultural offerings, the city also features numerous tourist sights, like Fortress Hohensalzburg, Mozart’s birthplace, the ‘Dom’ cathedral, Schloss Hellbrunn palace with its world-famous hidden trick fountains and countless other places of interest. Guests can choose from an excellent range of hotels in all categories, and look forward to some fantastic cuisine. It’s no surprise that Salzburg is the province with the highest density of toque-rated restaurants in the whole of Austria.
Trace Salzburg’s history through the old part of town, awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site-status in 1997, and explore the scenes of legendary events. Alternatively, why not take a ferry ride on the River Salzach or soak up the atmosphere at Schloss Hellbrunn palace, home of the old concealed water jets. You’ll love it! Alongside a multitude of places of interest, the city offers a particularly wide range of items of cultural interest – from art and music to architecture and design.
Take your taste buds on a culinary adventure trip around the entire province of Salzburg. In Salzburg, all kinds of delicious fayre await – from award-winning cuisine through to mouth-watering regional specialities. Enjoy typical local dishes or treat yourself to the sophisticated creations of highly-acclaimed chefs at the top of their game.
The surrounding mountains and lakes offer a wide range of opportunities for nature lovers, recreation seekers and sports enthusiasts. No more than a few kilometres from the edge of the city, the Alps and several lakes beckon visitors to get involved in all kinds of sporting activities: Hiking, swimming, mountain-biking, mountain climbing, sailing, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, ice skating to name but a few.