Around Fortress Hohensalzburg

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According to a popular saying in Salzburg, "If you can see the fortress, it's just about to rain; if you can't see it, it's already raining." Fortunately there are plenty of days when spectacular views can be had of Salzburg and the surrounding countryside from the top of this castle.


Fortress Hohensalzburg

Founded in 1077, the Hohensalzburg is Salzburg's acropolis and the largest preserved medieval fortress in Central Europe. Brooding over the…

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Nonnberg Convent

Just below the south side of the Fortress Hohensalzburg—and best visited in tandem with it—the Stift Nonnberg was founded right…

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Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz opens his fantasy toy chest for all to admire; vintage airplanes, helicopters, motorbikes, and Formula…

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