Travel Blogs from Salzburg, Austria

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Christmas eve, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Christmas eve

A travel blog entry by davefremland

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... to the suburbs to be with her family.  When the train arrived, I quickly found my seat and enjoyed the comfortable ride into salzburg.  It was a fast and efficient train that took about 1 and a half hours.  When I arrived I took a taxi to ...

Salt-Town, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Salt-Town

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... issues, I guess. Having had my fill of Mozart, marionettes, and pretzels (who thought it was possible?), I went over to the Salzburg Cathedral. Before going inside, I went underneath. (Free with the Salzburg card. I saved 0.60 euros.) A section of the ...

The hills are alive with the sound of music, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

The hills are alive with the sound of music

A travel blog entry by davefremland

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... region. some of the sites included:  the Von Trapp home both movie version and real home.  The location from the Salzburg musical festival where the family first performed.  The abby where Maria went to become a nun.  The graveyard ...

I'm on a Train, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

I'm on a Train

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... The train itself, on the other hand, had a few problems. Actually, the first three trains connecting from Switzerland through to Salzburg, Austria were fine. I went in second class, but with a reserved seat for just $5 more per train. The ticket agent ...

The Sound of Music, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

The Sound of Music

A travel blog entry by eric

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... favorite dish is "wiener schnitzel."  It's the Viennese style of cooking meat by frying a thin, breaded fillet.  Salzburg is known for its "knockerel," a dessert soufflé that serves four.  I went mano-a-mano after climbing ...

Curses, Foiled Again, and Again..., Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Curses, Foiled Again, and Again...

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... as well. I knew my next stop was going to be a visit to the staterooms of the prince-bishops' residence back in Salzburg, so I decided the Hellbrunn staterooms weren't worth braving the crowd. Back in town, before the staterooms I wanted to check out ...

The land of music, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

The land of music

A travel blog entry by davefremland

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... short.  Aware that it's Christmas, I went ahead and got a hotel with lots of amenities in case things were closed in Salzburg.  In fact, when I arrived at the hotel, I was greeted by name and was quite astonished by the friendly service.  I ...

Fall Vacation, Part 1 - Stranded in Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Fall Vacation, Part 1 - Stranded in Salzburg

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... , but it was still fun. From that tour Melanie got two great recommendations for other ways to fill our unexpected Salzburg time. The St. Augustine monestary brews beer and hosts Salzburg's biggest beer garden. It also hosts several independent food ...

Hotel Psuedonym, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Hotel Psuedonym

A travel blog entry by eundel

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Today was just a train ride from Vienna to Salzburg. I'm pretty sure my train ride was sponsored by a spa-hotel, given the frequency and prominence of the hotel's name on things around the car. Other than that, the trip was uneventful--at least until I ...

Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Salzburg

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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Must come back to this beautiful ...

Salzburg, Austria, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Salzburg, Austria

A travel blog entry by akawally

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We stopped here in Salzburg to look around and to grab some provisions before crossing the Alps. Salzburg is a beautiful city, with a mountainous backdrop that gives it a character all of its own. It is suprisingly close to munich (117km at a 130kph ...

Munich to Vienna via Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Munich to Vienna via Salzburg

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... class Eurail tickets to people older than 26. I left Munich at 8.23, with a mild hang over and arrived into Salzburg 1.4 hours later. I spent about 8 hours in Salzburg, roaming around the beautiful old quarter and climbing to the top of the hill ...

Salzburg, Austria, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Salzburg, Austria

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... two churches all to himself. I'm sure there are some pissed off saints up there somewhere but they'll have to get in line. Salzburg literally means "high salt fortress," which is exactly what it has. A large fortress on top of a large hill painted white ...

weather with you, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

weather with you

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... it was too special though. It appears my cheap-o digital camera has decided to erase all my pictures prior to Salzburg. *$%ö*!!! Argh! Speaking of digital cameras, my Pentax supposedly got returned to the warranty place in Dublin undelivered and they're ...

Salzburg from Above, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Salzburg from Above

A travel blog entry by zento

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... natural Christmas trees decorated with tiny yellow glowing lights, like small fireflies hovering around the branches. Overall Salzburg had been good, a little more expensive than expected but the people were generally kind and helpful, something ...

Too scruffy for Mozart, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Too scruffy for Mozart

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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So lovely to wake up and know we don´t have to pack up the tent! I lazed around in bed while Mikey (best husband in the world) cooked us fried egg sandwiches and made coffee in the rain. By 11, it had stopped raining and we pedalled 3 miles into town to ...

Mozart-everything, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Mozart-everything

A travel blog entry by zento

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... center and wrapped in thin foil with Mozart's face on it.  The first chocolate was created in 1890 by a Salzburg confectioner and was soon imitated throughout Austria due to its enormous success.   Ed and I aren't shy of chocolate so we headed down to ...

Salzburg schmultz, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Salzburg schmultz

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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Today I was heading west through Austria onto Salzburg, famous for 2 things: the Sound of Music and Mozart.  Not really being a fan of either I was hoping that the city would have more to offer than just those, I had heard it was a pretty ...

Austria, the complete story, Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Austria travel blog

Austria, the complete story

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... are buried. Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms and the entire Strauss family. Quite cool actually. After this, we hit the road and headed for Salzburg. We came here because this is where Mozart lived, and also, home of the sound of music tour. So we did it. ...

Chapter 52: The Hills Are Alive..., Ljubljana (Slovenia) /Salzburg (Austria) / Munich, Germany travel blog

Chapter 52: The Hills Are Alive...

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... where you can surf while sipping your coffee. It's kind of a pain if you're in a hurry, but I wasn't. I booked a hostel for Salzburg for Saturday night, then went to the train station to buy a ticket to Austria for 10am. The train ride the next morning ...

All things Mozart.., Salzburg, Austria travel blog

All things Mozart..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... on top of the hill, as well as the fortress was an imposing sight over the old town. Apparently for over a thousand years, Salzburg was never invaded or taken over by force because of the fortress, but when Napoleon stopped by, they surrendered quite ...

Innsbruck ok time for a moan about ihyf the ..., Innsbruck, Vienna, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Innsbruck ok time for a moan about ihyf the ...

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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... Gianni Schicchi; and was much more "accessable" especially since it contained the theme tune to the film "A Room with a View". SALZBURG Our most vivid memory of Salzburg will remain that of sitting for 3 hours with fifty Aussies and Kiwis watching ...

Our first taste of rain, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Our first taste of rain

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... sightseeing or something in the afternoon. The day started fine but quickly deteriorated with rain hitting us half an hour from Salzburg. We donned wet weather gear and kept going but even after we reached the centre of town and the information ...

Quick visit to Germany, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Quick visit to Germany

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... starving and detoured into Inzell to a garage where we got 2 toasted sandwiches each and chocolate bars. The ride after that to Saltzburg was brilliant, massive downhill 10 mile stretch and then a cycle path along the river which took us into the heart of ...

Ice Cold Cave.., Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Ice Cold Cave..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... very first trip and it showed. I guess you have to start somehow and somewhere..   The bus took us an hour out from Salzburg to Werfen, and then halfway up the mountain side, where we had to walk uphill for about half an hour. After all the ...

Mountains for two, Worgl, Austria travel blog

Mountains for two

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... a sit down and a large cup of coffee. We decided not to stay another night in Innsbruck so we loaded the bike and headed towards Salzburg. It was just on 5 o'clock and the weather was closing in so we rode for only an hour. We reached Worgl, found the ...

Salt Castle, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Salt Castle

A travel blog entry by zento

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... like an armed robbery. We took it anyway because we were tired and wanted our own clean bathroom for a change. The streets of Salzburg were empty. We couldn't tell yet if it was because it was snowing or if it was still too early on a Saturday ...

Austria WINS!!!! The Most Boring Tour Ever!, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Austria WINS!!!! The Most Boring Tour Ever!

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... needed to prevent us sleeping through the entire tour. To finally rub salt into our wounds, when we eventually made it back to Salzburg, we were told very unceremoniously that we would NOT be given a lift back to our hostel - we would have to walk 2.5 ...

The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Reflections., Salzburg, Austria travel blog

The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Reflections.

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... 2" thick (ok, that's an exaggeration, but still, it's pretty thick!!). It seems that the staple diet in Switzerland, Germany and Austria is meat, sausages and potatoes - so perfect for Brian. Sometimes these meals may come with a salad, but apart from the ...

A return to Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

A return to Salzburg

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... 11, but on September 12, Ryanair had a sale, so, for all of 0.02p, or around £75.00, the 3 of us were off to Salzburg. Once in, we had a walk around the town, looking at the Dom and the town square. There was a markets happening so we fed ourselves there ...

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