The Salzburger Festspiele is held annually. The festival often has a theme or focus, such as the works of Mozart and other Austrian composers. However, the music and film event is also organised for people to enjoy all kinds of musical and theatrical performances. Book a B&B from Bed and Breakfast Salzburg early on as the city will be overloading with tourists and culture enthusiasts.
Mozart and his followings
As mentioned, Salzburg is the birthplace of the well-known composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Classical music lovers can this explore the tracks left by the composer in the city. This way you can visit his birthplace, which is the most visited museum in town today. Here you will get a beautiful overview of Mozart's life and his mysterious death. There are also some of his original instruments to be found. Finish off your day with a beautiful Mozart dinner concert in one of the themed restaurants.
UNESCO’s World Heritage granting
The entire city centre has been placed on UNESCO's World Heritage List. This is due to the 16th century prince bishop, who completely designed the city and hired Italian architects. The city was then rebuilt in beautiful Baroque style. This creates a quirky atmosphere, which you also see in the shopping streets, which is full of local boutiques.
The Sound of Music
The Austrian municipality has also played a modest role in the film industry. The famous musical film ‘The Sound of Music’ was recorded in and around Salzburg, making it a pilgrimage place for movie lovers. Today, you can do a 'Sound of Music tour', where you can drive to a number of movie locations by bus. After an impressive day, you can relax in your ideal BnB from Bed and Breakfast Salzburg while singing along to the catchy songs.