Salzburg, Austria, © Tourismus Salzburg GmbH
Salzburg, birthplace of Mozart and home to dozens of awe-inspiring concert halls, churches, and other venues, is a dream destination for music lovers. Salzburg’s list of attractions is almost overwhelming: from its museums, galleries, and regal castle to its rich musical heritage and deep historical significance, this sublime city is both elegant and inviting. Its famous gastronomy, unique shopping opportunities and peaceful natural setting among snow-capped mountains and crystal-clear lakes makes a trip to Salzburg a veritable feast for all the senses. Even on a first visit, you may feel something familiar here; “the hills are alive” in Salzburg, where The Sound of Music was filmed in 1965.