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Salzburg Schloss Fuschl 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 in a gorgeous old castle with rich and interesting history. In the 15th century, the castle was built for the Bishop of Salzburg. For many years, it was an official hunting residence of the prominent religious leader. During its long history, the magnificent castle changed many owners. During the World War II period, Schloss Fuschl belonged to Joachim von Ribbentrop, the Germany’s minister of international affairs, for several years. Therefore, many meetings of the Third Reich took place in this castle, and Adolf Hitler himself visited it several times.
Fans of films made in the middle of the 20th century know Schloss Fuschl because of one more important event – famous Sissi movie with Romy Schneider as the lead actress was filmed in the castle. Nowadays, everyone is welcome to spend several days in the legendary castle, and travelers have a fantastic opportunity to see numerous artifacts exhibited there. For many years, Schloss Fuschl has kept a rich collection of art and a collection of personal items of the Austrian empress. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Hotel Schloss Mönchstein Photo of Hotel Schloss Mönchstein, Salzburg One more legendary hotel, Hotel Schloss Mönchstein is open on top of Monchsberg Mount. The ancient castle-hotel is surrounded by a large park zone. It’s the oldest luxury hotel in Salzburg. During its long and respectable history, Hotel Schloss Mönchstein has won many prestigious titles and awards. Schloss Mönchstein is also the name of the famous Austrian cuisine restaurant awarded with two toques by Gault et Millau. The magnificent wine cellar is one of the advantages of the hotel.
The old and aristocratic Salzburg is suitable not only for sightseeing and admiring historic landmarks. There are many unusual and even odd places of interest in the outskirts of the city, … Open
The building, in which the hotel is open, was constructed in 1350 in order to strengthen the city’s protective forces. Later, the tower was rebuilt into a large fortress, and, after that, the building was used as a monastery. In different years, the castle greeted many famous scientists, artists, and noble people. For example, the princess of Lichtenstein spent several days there. As a hotel, the legendary castle served its first guests in 1948. Hotel Schloss Mönchstein is also the founding organization of European Castle Hotels Association. Several years ago, the historic hotel in Salzburg won the title of “the most charming city hotel in the world” by Hideaway Report.
Villa Trapp Photo of Villa Trapp, Salzburg The small Villa Trapp also has an interesting history. Starting from 1923 and till 1938, the charming villa belonged to the Trapp family, the history of which is well-known to fans of The Sound of Music film. In 1947, the villa was abandoned and closed for visitors. Villa Trapp continued its miserable existence till 2008, when a hotel was opened in the old house. The design of the historic villa was made as close to the original as possible, so travelers are still able to admire priceless antique treasures and artworks. Villa Trapp offers 12 comfortable rooms for its guests and a gorgeous private garden that protects the villa from the noise of streets and traffic.
Hotel Sacher Salzburg Photo of Hotel Sacher Salzburg, Salzburg Hotel Sacher Salzburg , the opening of which took place in 1866, is a priceless historic landmark. Right after the opening, the hotel was operating under another name, Osterreichischer Hof, but since 1988 the hotel has been owned and managed by the Gürtler family. The design of the hotel was developed by the owner herself – Elizabeth Gürtler. Upon entering, guests will be amazed at numerous artworks and elegant designer decorations. The legendary old Sacher Salzburg café is open in the same building with the hotel. Thousands of sweet tooths around the world dream of visiting this famous café. It is believed that this café serves the authentic Austrian Sacher cake cooked in full accordance with the classic recipe.
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