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Salzburg


Salzburg is the 4th largest city in Austria. The city is the capital of the federal state of Salzburg, and has an estimated population of 150,269 as of 2007.

The city is known internationally for the baroque architecture of its well-preserved "Old Town", and for being the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Movies will also recall that parts of the film The Sound of Music were set in Salzburg.

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Rick Steves Pocket Munich & Salzburg

By Rick Steves

Avalon Travel Publishing
Released: 2015-08-18
Paperback (200 pages)

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Included in Rick Steves' Pocket Munich & Salzburg—
Sights: Marienplatz, Viktualienmarkt, Hofbrahaus, The Residenz, the English Garden, Nymphenburg Palace, Dachau Concentration Camp, Fussen, Ehrenberg Castle Ensemble, and more
Walks and Tours: City Walk, Beer and Brewery Tour, Priceless Munich, Bavarian beer and Food, the Size Matters Tour, the Sound of Music Tour, the Bavarian Mountain Tour, and more

Fodor's Vienna and the Best of Austria: with Salzburg and Skiing in the Alps (Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2018-04-24
Paperback (376 pages)

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Written by local experts, Fodor's travel guides have been offering advice and professionally vetted recommendations for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

With its old-world charm, musical heritage, and alpine landscapes, Vienna and Austria offer choices for every traveler. Fodor’s Vienna and the Best of Austria captures the top experiences and attractions throughout the country, with intriguing features on tantalizing Austrian cuisine and wine, tips for finding the best ski resorts, and insights into hiking in the pastoral Salzkammergut region. Vienna and Austria spring to life with classic experiences such as visiting Mozart’s birthplace and touring the famous Schonbrunn Palace.

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    ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE contains a brief introduction and spectacular color photos that capture the ultimate experiences and attractions throughout Vienna and Austria
    EXPANDED COVERAGE: In recent years, Vienna has seen a resurgence in everything from its cultural offerings to its hotel scene, and Fodor's captures the best new picks. This edition includes expanded coverage of hotels, restaurants, activities and sights in the ski regions of Innsbruck, Tirol, and Vorarlberg, with tips from our renowned Austrian ski expert. The guide also focuses on the growing popularity of Austrian cuisine
    SPECIAL FEATURES: Among the feature topics are festivals in Austria, thermal spas in Carinthia and Graz, Austrian heurigen where you can sample wines made from the recent harvest, and a new Austrian history section that allows travelers to learn the history behind some of the country’s most famous sights
    INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: An "Experience Vienna and the Best of Austria" chapter includes places to go and "Great Itineraries." Each chapter has short descriptions of each region and the "Top Reasons to Go." Tips on how to find the best ski resort, shopping, driving, and more assist a wide range of travelers
    DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Vienna & The Best of Austria offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks in every category
    COVERS: Vienna, Vienna Woods, Lake Neusiedler and the Danube River, Salzburg, the Alps, Salzkammergut, Carinthia, Graz, Innsbruck, Tirol, Vorarlberg, and more.

Self-guided Salzburg & The Sound of Music - 2018

By Brett Harriman

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This valuable resource bundles together the do-it-yourself destination guides for Salzburg (p. 1-73), the Lake District (p. 79-93), and The Sound of Music (introduction p. 94-97, Walking Tour - University Platz to Mirabell p. 98-105, Driving Tour - Anif to Moon Lake p. 106-112).

"Self-guided Salzburg & The Sound of Music" is an absolute must-have for fans of the movie classic and anyone headed to this quaint corner of Austria. Moreover, author Brett Harriman has meticulously composed the information within this guide to educate you with local knowledge and history so you can make informed decisions that save time, as well as money, while leading to new adventures and acquaintances along the way.

Founded in 696 A.D., Salzburg is one of Austria's oldest settlements. It is authentic, wowing and heavenly, accented by a mesmerizing collage of church steeples and a must-visit medieval fortress perched high above Old Town defining its majestic skyline. When you come here, you'll know why Salzburg is one of Brett's favorite cities in Europe!

So come along, and travel like a local. Your journey begins now!

Austria: Austria Travel Guide: 101 Coolest Things to Do in Austria (Vienna Travel Guide, Salzburg Travel Guide, Backpacking Austria, Austrian Alps)

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Austria

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Rick Steves' Germany, Austria, and Switzerland Map: Including Berlin, Munich, Salzburg and Vienna City

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Fodor's Vienna & the Best of Austria: with Salzburg & Skiing in the Alps (Travel Guide)

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This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of maps
· An 8-page color insert with a brief introduction and spectacular photos that capture the top experiences and attractions throughout Austria
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path
· Major sights such as Schonbrunn Palace, The Ringstrasse, MAK Museum, The Salzkammergut, and The Viennese Ball
· Coverage of Vienna, Vienna Woods, Lake Neusiedl, The Danube River, Salzburg, Eastern Alps, Salzkammergut, Carthina, Graz, Innsbruck, Tyrol, and Vorarlberg


 
 
 

 
 
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