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Salzburg City Guide Introduction - Salzburg, Austria

Intro to Salzburg

Magical Salzburg may be best known as the birthplace of Mozart and the home of The Sound of Music, but there's more to this charming city than just music. Quaint, old-world charm and a stunning Alpine setting render Salzburg a truly charming, all-season tourist gem.

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Expect to Spend: Salzburg

While Salzburg may not be the cheapest of cities, it's by no means the most expensive, either. Take a look at our summary of average hotel rates and restaurant prices to get a sense of what you can expect to spend in Mozart's cute little Stadt. With a little Cheapo common sense, you'll be saving money in no time. » read more

Getting Around Salzburg

When it comes to getting around Salzburg, we have two suggestions: walk or bike. The city is too easy to navigate and too beautiful to view from the enclosed space of a vehicle. But if your heart is really set on using public transportation, don't worry. We've got the skinny on transit right here. » read more

Getting Into Salzburg

How to get into Salzburg from the airport or train station? We'll give you all the options, and explain why (surprise!) a taxi from the airport is less pricey than you might imagine. » read more

Salzburg Budget Tips

Keeping to a budget in a city as touristy in Salzburg can be a feat in and of itself. We'll tell you how to get yourself to a tourist office, what you can expect to pay for museum admission, and even what you can do for free in Salzburg. » read more

Salzburg Car Rentals

You won't need a car to get around Salzburg. We'll tell you why renting one may turn out to be more of a hassle than anything else. If you want to get out of the city, though, a rental car is a great way to go. We'll tell you what you need to know about renting a car in Salzburg and keeping it cheap. » read more

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Reviewing Salzburg

Read EuroCheapo Contributing Writer Miranda Siegel's take on Salzburg. Learn about her favorite hotels, her forays into the contemporary scene, the cakes and spätzle that filled her up, and where you might just chance upon some awesome live music.

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Salzburg City Guide Introduction

Magical Salzburg may be best known as the birthplace of Mozart and the home of The Sound of Music, but there's more to this charming city than just music. Quaint, old-world charm and a stunning Alpine setting render Salzburg a truly charming, all-season tourist gem.

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Salzburg Hotel Overview

What does a decent midrange hotel cost per night in Salzburg? What about a good budget room? A swank splurge? Read our hotel scene overview here and get some answers. » read more

Salzburg: Top 10 Attractions

From imposing castles to graceful cathedrals, there's more to Salzburg than just music. The city made famous by Mozart and The Sound of Music has a lot more to offer than just a tour of Maria von Trapp's old stomping grounds (although you can do that too).

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From our Salzburg blog

The picture says it all. Salzburg has one of the most beautiful old towns in all of Europe that should be on every traveler’s list. It’s worth a trip here just to stroll around and experience the same beautif ... read

Heavy rains over the hills of central Europe are playing havoc with train schedules this week. Many lines are closed, in some cases with little by way of substitute road services. The area of heavy early-summer rainfall ... read

The latest issue of the Thomas Cook European Rail Timetable is published today. Just for the record it is the 1,519th edition of the book. Can you imagine that? Surely no other volume in the history of publishing has gon ... read

In mid-December each year most of Europe’s rail and bus companies revamp their schedules, but many also do some mid-year tweaking of their timetables. So here’s what is in store for the upcoming summer period. The ne ... read

European rail operators revise their schedules from time to time, most frequently to reflect changing patterns of demand, to serve new routes or to react to new competition. Let’s take a look at what might be in the of ... read

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