Salzburg Journals

A Winter Day in Salzburg

A December 2004 trip to Salzburg by su-lin

Hohensalzburg Fortress Photo, Salzburg, Austria More Photos
Quote: Salzburg is only a short hop away from Munich by train, and so my brother and I took a day trip there.

Café Tomaselli

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We could not leave Salzburg without having the experience of a proper Austrian coffeehouse! In the Viennese style, Cafe Tomaselli fit all our criteria. In business since 1705, this classic coffeehouse looks as if it hasn't aged at all. It is rumoured that Mozart had coffee here. We entered through the front and pushed our way through a heavy velvet curtain, used to keep out the cold. Crowds of tourists wait to be seated at the door--but we know better than that! No waiter will come and lead you to a spare table; you have to find one yourself. Seeing as the ground floor was extremely full, we headed upstairs and found a spare table. A coffee menu awaits you at each table. There are lists of hot a...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 27, 2005

Café Tomaselli
Alter Markt 9
Salzburg, Austria
0662/84-44-88

Hohensalzburg Fortress

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Hohensalzburg Fortress Photo, Salzburg, Austria
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Perched above all of Salzburg, the Hohensalzburg Fortress is the main reason I consider Salzburg to be a fairy-tale town. Can you imagine it? The large 11th-century castle/fortress high on a hill with a river and town below... I knew that no trip to Salzburg would be complete without a visit to this fortress. After many stops around the old town, my brother and I finally made it to the base of the hill and looked around for our options to get up. There were two: (1) climb the hill or (2) take the funicular up the hill. My brother was rather excited to take the funicular, since we had seen so many examples of them at the ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on February 2, 2005

Hohensalzburg Fortress
Mönchsberg 34
Salzburg, Austria 5020
+43 662 84243011