Salzburg also known as a Mozart city is a charming Austrian town with many historic monuments. One newest monument is Hangar 7 with collection of renewed old timer planes and race cars formula one. Of cource tourists likes drive through the old city with horse-drawn carriages, what reminiscent a bit of Vienna.The authorities in Salzburg take care of stylish decoration facades without inappropriate neon ads. Shops and restaurants are marked with picturesque wrought inscriptions. All of owners of shops or restaurants accepted this manner of labeling - also American Mc Donalds.
Cycling in Salzburg
Salzburg is one of the kindest Austrian towns for bikers, it offers around 180 kilometers of cycle roads. Another interesting place is on the big square infront of Salzburg catherdal where tourists can admire beautiful historic buildings.
You can hire also a carriage with horses which remind a little bit on Vienna. On a big square, from where drives a cable railway on Hohensalzburg is in the corner an old baker's shop, where people can buy tasteful home made bread. Opposite of that is a St. Peter's cemetery with catacombs chiseled in a slope wall.
Our first sightseeing spot was at the mansion Hellbrunn. It was built around 400 years ago by bishop Markus Sittikus. Mansion is appropriate for pleasure and fun, it has a huge garden with beautiful pools. In the old part you cant forget to see a Mozart square with a monument and visitation of Mozart birth house on Getreidegasse where he was born in a house with number nine in year 1756. A walk across the market, where people can buy fresh fruits, vegetables and home made dry salamis and cheese.
Ascent on a fortress Hohensalzburg, which was built in 11. century is another interesting monument. From here you can admire a beautiful view across this baroque town. Hohensalzburg is the biggest fortress in Europe and is a symbol of Salzburg.
For those who are interested into art there is a Museum of modern art where tourist can enjoys in variety of exhibitions or you can just sit on the terrace of museum and admire the view.
Taste of beer in Salzburg
To conclude the visit of the old part of Salzburg town we can have a glass of beer in the Tavern. Stiegls Brauelt is the largest Austrian brewery, which was founded in 1942.
They also arranged an exhibition of beer in local museum where you can learn all about method of beer production in the past and today,
A true experience would be definitely visit of Stiegels pub, where you can taste beer and try a delicious homemade meals of Salzburg and surrounding areas.