From the top of Salzburg Fortress the views are breath taking. Today, for the first time we actually got to see the mountains form the city. While fog and clouds add their own mystique to this town, clear blue skies and white capped mountains have their own beauty. We are happy to be here, it […]
Within the walls of the Salzburg Fortress are a number of exhibits and museums. The €25 family pass takes you up to the Fortress on the funicular, and gives you access to the whole place plus an audio guide which is great. This place was time spent well – dry, warm and very interesting.
Hohensalzburg Castle is a fortress on top of the Festungsberg mountain overlooking Salzburg. It is easily accessible by funicular which is easier than the 15 min walk up the hill. The first funicular to the fortress was built in the 1900s. The fortress was never taken in war, it was however given up once when Napoleon and his army came knocking. Salzburg Fortress […]