Salzburg is an Austrian city located in the country’s northwest, about 300 kilometers west of Vienna. Salzburg is the fourth largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg. The city is famous for its Baroque architecture and for being the birthplace of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Salzburg is also a popular tourist destination, in 2015, the city was visited by more than six million people.
It is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg. Salzburg’s Old Town (Altstadt) is internationally renowned and is one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The city has three universities and a large population of students.
It is a picturesque city with a long and rich history. The city is home to numerous historical landmarks and cultural attractions. In the Middle Ages, Salzburg was an important center of trade due to its location on the Salzach River.
The city of Salzburg is located in Austria near the border of Germany.It is the fourth-largest city in the country with a population of around 150,000 people. The city is also known for its musical heritage – it was the birthplace of Mozart. Salzburg is a popular tourist destination, with around 1.5 million visitors each year.
How to reach –
Salzburg is one of the most reachable city in Europe connected through domestic flights from Europe . . From Vienna, it has frequent Train available to reach Salzburg. In Austria, they operate Austrian OBB railways and Westbahn Private Trains , though OBB railways are excellent and good, I would recommend Westbahn train to reach Salzburg as it would be cheaper compared to OBB.
Railway Stations –
Vienna has 2 Railway stations
- 1. Wien Hauptbahnhof – Main Railway station
- 2. Wien Westbahnhof – Vienna Westbahn Railway Station
- To reach Westbahnhof Railway Station – Catch Tram number 18 from the Vienna Main railway station to reach Westbahn Railway Station . Approx 15 – 20 min of travel.
- From here take the ticket from the counter or prebook your tickets in advance in this website https://westbahn.at/en/
On the way to Salzburg – Landscape –
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