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Family trip to Salzburg with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Salzburg There are many interesting places and landmarks in Salzburg that travelers with children should not forget to visit. House of Nature is one of these places. It’s an incredibly interesting museum, so it’s so easy to spend a whole day there. In spacious halls of the house, visitors will find giant models of dinosaurs, aquariums with golden fish, and the super exciting Do Experiments Yourself hall. In the latter, visitors are welcome to try to do various tests and experiments themselves.
Before we start our brief description of Salzburg sights, it is worth mentioning that this city has been completely rebuilt by order of Archbishop Wolf Dietrich, who was by his nature a … Open
If you like walking, don’t forget to include a visit to Mirabell Garden into your vacation plan. There is also Zwergelgarten or the Dwarf Garden nearby. The entrance to the gardens is absolutely free. It’s a fantastic place for an unhurried walk, but the spacious parks are also suitable for cycling. Of course, the Dwarf Garden is the most famous area of the picturesque place, so many visitors come to see small statues of gnomes in Baroque style.
Salzburg Zoo is an amazing place, a visit to which will excite absolutely all children. The zoo has become home for more than 1,200 animals from different parts of the world. Gracious panthers, giraffes, and hippos are just some of the animals that you can see there. Salzburg Zoo is one of the oldest in the world and is located in an incredibly beautiful place. While walking along spacious open air cages, visitors will be able to admire the panorama of Hellbrunn Mountain and enjoy the picturesque view of the nearby pastures. Copyright
Besides restaurants devoted to national cuisine Salzburg will offer travelers widest choice of cafes, bars and pizzerias, which will surely become a great place of rest for a large company. … Open
Many historic landmarks of Salzburg can fascinate not only adults but also young travelers, and the legendary Hohensalzburg Castle is no exception. Probably, virtually every child dreams of visiting a castle that once was home for noble knights. Nowadays, Hohensalzburg Castle is a popular and interesting museum. Old weapons and armor, household items and decorations used by inhabitants of the town hundreds years ago are now exhibited in the castle.
Beautiful View in Salzburg There is also the Museum of Toys in Salzburg, and both children and experienced collectors will find it fascinating to visit it. The old museum exhibits a rich and precious collection of antique toys that were brought from different parts of the world. Children will be super excited to visit the museum because of one more reason – it’s allowed to touch many toys.
Salzburg conquers the hearts of travelers by its unusual national celebrations. January is the time for the holiday known as "Perchten Procession" - a solemn procession. Absolutely everyone … Open
One more wonderful open air museum - Salzburger Freilichtmuseum Großgmain – is open in the outskirts of the city. The museum looks like an old farm, and so many domestic animals live there. Visitors of this unusual museum will have an opportunity to enter houses of farm workers and see how people lived there centuries ago. There is even an authentic old school. Of course, simply no excursion is possible without an acquaintance with domestic animals – kids will be pleased to touch and feed them. In summer, the unusual farm museum regularly hosts fascinating excursions and entertainment programs for both adults and children.
Mirabell Gardens, Salzburg Many interesting amusement and recreation centers are located in the nearest suburbs of Salzburg. For example, there is a wonderful aqua park with numerous swimming pools and slides in Volksgarten. This aqua park is suitable for children of all ages. Travelers, who plan to visit Salzburg in winter, should also visit this picturesque suburban area. When it’s getting cold, one of the largest and most beautiful skating rinks in the city is open in Volksgarten. Rich historic heritage and a variety of entertainments make Salzburg an excellent location for family holidays.
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Amusement parks near Salzburg
♥   Amusement park 'Erlebnispark Strasswalchen' Strasswalchen, 27.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Familienland Erlebnispark' Sankt Jakob in Haus, 49.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Freizeitzentrum Zahmer Kaiser' Walchsee, 58.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Witches’ Water' Söll, 71.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Bayern Park' Reisbach, 86.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Salzburg
♥   Zoo 'Salzburg Zoo' Salzburg, 5.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Schmiding Zoo' Krenglbach near Wels, 81.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Tiergarten Walding' Walding, Upper Austria, 102.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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