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Salzburg 1. The best time to visit the city is during warm months of a year. It’s quite cold in Salzburg in winter, and this fact can prevent you from enjoying various excursions and entertainments.
2. There is a well-developed network of trolleybuses and buses in the city. You can easily get to any street you’re interested in by using public transport.
3. Tickets for public transport can be purchased at any tobacco shop - here they are the cheapest.
4. The city’s taxi is quite inexpensive, but rates may rise in the evening. It is better to call to a special service and get a taxi to a restaurant or a hotel as "catching" a free taxi on the road will be quite difficult.
5. Bike remains a very popular vehicle among locals and tourists as by using it you can freely roam around the city. Top Bike is considered the best bike rental office. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. The tourists, who will rent a bike, need to watch it carefully. Don’t leave it unattended on the streets of the city as the vehicle can be stolen. Each bike is provided with a special chain and a combination lock that will help you to protect your two-wheeled friend from thieves.
7. Local chocolate remains a popular souvenir that tourists usually bring from Salzburg. During the time of trade fairs you can also purchase beautiful decorations for your home.
The legendary Schloss Fuschl is present in the list of the outstanding historic landmarks of Salzburg. Located in the suburbs of the city, on the shore of Fuschlsee Lake, the hotel is open … Open
8. In order to make your travel more convenient, you can buy a city map and a schedule of all public transport routes. As a rule, they are given for free in special kiosks at the train station.
9. Those travellers, who feel there are not enough attractions in Salzburg, are advised to make an excursion to Vienna. Each day numerous sightseeing buses leave Salzburg for the capital. You can also get to Vienna independently by train.
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What to visit being in Salzburg - unique sights

The Historic Center of Salzburg

From the series “Top 15 Unesco Sites in Europe”
While strolling around the historic district of Salzburg, you can see many old majestic palaces and gardens. You can also visit the legendary fortress of Hohensalzburg. The area of ​​this fortress is 30 000 square meters. That’s one of the largest medieval fortresses in Europe. A number of museums and galleries in the old town can’t be calculated precisely. The Mozart Residence, the Baroque Museum in the Mirabell Garden, and the Stiegl-Brauwelt beer brewery are considered the most amazing. … Read further

Salzburg Cube

From the series “Most Curious Artifacts of Extraterrestrial Origin”
The version on his extraterrestrial origin was first explained in 1919 by Charles Fort, the wealthy collector of unusual items. A few decades ago the mysterious meteorite of the Frederick's sons was given to the Heimathaus Museum, which is located in the Austrian town of Vöcklabruck. The copy of the meteorite is presented at the Linz Museum Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseen. There is a guess that the real Salzburger parallelepiped was lost in 1910 and the exhibits presented in the modern museums are the counterfeits. … Read further

Eisriesenwelt

From the series “The Most Mysterious Geological Formations on the Planet”
The discoverer of the cave was Australian naturalist Anton Posselt; he has made this unique discovery in 1879. The cave is open to visit only from early May to late October. Even in summer, visitors have to wear a winter outfit. The cave is equipped with comfortable wooden walkways and platforms from which you can admire the picturesque view over ice sculptures. Before entering the cave visitors are warned that nobody can take pictures inside, but some neat-handed tourists still manage to make some spectacular photos of this amazing place. … Read further

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Travelling to Salzburg - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Salzburg. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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