Maria Theresien Schlossl
Travel Blogs from Salzburg
... or professional) dream. We continue our amble past Mozart's birthplace in The Getreidegasse (Grain Lane) also a busy shopping street ... Getreidegasse is probably most famous for it's old-style shop signs. .. even the "golden arches" of McDonalds have had to conform. A few more "advent" or "xmas" markets are found in little squares along the way.. each has it's own unique style.. and plenty drinking the hot ...
Back on the train for a 2:45 hour trip to Salzburg..approx 290 kms south/ west of Vienna..thank heavens for the heated compartments again as the temp dropped to minus seven! Once again as day dawned the snow showed it's thickness.. and did not let up in Salzburg all day. The usual wander/ amble to the chosen accommodation was replaced by taxi....
Heavy snow falls had everything encased , the snowflake design was ...
... we were at Charnel house, which has existed since the 12th century.
It is crammed with 1200 skulls about half of which are elaborately painted and marked with the family name and the date of death. The last skull to be placed here was in 1995 on special request. They don't get many requests from people to have their remains placed in the Charnel house as cremations have become much more popular. Back in the day, the charnel house was created out ...
Our campsite was a short walk from the bus stop which took us in to the centre of town. There was a light misty rain which made everything rather grey, but we set off on our walking tour anyways. We started off in a square with a statue of Mozart. A short walk away was a much larger square with a huge fountain that was being power-washed. We also saw lots of horse carriages lined up waiting to take tourists around town. We also got to see the neat ...
... haunts me as I write about it today. I didn’t take any close-up pictures of the display panels partly out of respect for the solemnity of the exhibit and also partly because it is the stuff of nightmares that is engrained in my memory. I think what struck home the hardest was the casualness with this which innocent, and in most cases, helpless, people were murdered (either outright or as a result of experiments gone sideways) by ...
Other places to stay in Salzburg
Fanny-von-Lehnert-Strasse 7, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $103
- Nice Hotel-don't like the location
- Fantastic.... Great Reception Staff & Room Service
- Merry Christmas!
Rainerstrasse 6 - 8, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $126
- Good value for money - its got a gym and pool!
- OK hotel but you deserve better if you are on holiday
- Excellent hotel in a good location
Franz-Josef-Strasse 26, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $122
- Great hotel & location
- Was very good for the price
- Good hotel, lousy service
Auerspergstrasse 4, Salzburg | 5 star hotelfrom $212
- Great Hotel
- Great Hotel, Great Service
- Beautiful friendly hotel
Alpenstrasse 6, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $167
- Great hotel in a great city!
- Modern Classic
- Best Western Castellani Parkhotel
Rainerstrasse 31, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $109
Suedtirolerplatz 13, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $105
Sterneckstrasse 20, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $85
Bayerhamerstrasse 14 a, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $85
Schwarzstrasse 5 - 7, Salzburg | 5 star hotelfrom $234
- Wonderful hotel
- Wonderful Hotel
- The Sacher Hotel, the ONLY place stay when in Salzburg
Neutorstrasse 8, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Franz-Brotzner-Strasse 15, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $88
Munchner Bundesstrasse 114a, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $86
Elisabethstrasse 45A, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $118
Carl Zuckmayer Strasse 1, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $59
Getreidegasse 37, Salzburg | 5 star hotelfrom $248
- A Beautiful, Charming Hotel
- Salzburg in a nutshell
- Wonderful and Quaint
St Julien Strasse 21-23, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- Loved this Hotel
- Great location, breakfast & staff
- Nice hotel and close to the train station
Hildmannplatz 5, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $90
Auerspergstrasse 61, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $219
- Great Hotel
- Nice hotel, a little out of the way
- Luxury for reasonable price!
Giselakai 3-5, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $140
- 8/10...could have been 10..
- The best Hotel in Salzburg!
- Wouldn't stay here again
Schallmooser Hauptstrasse 1, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $103
Paris-Lodron-Str. 1, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $50
- Good Stay in Salzburg
- Excellent stay,good price
- Lovely Stay
Linzer Gasse 20, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $155
Maxglaner Hauptstrasse 45, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $125
Alpenstrasse 115-117, Salzburg | 2 star hotelfrom $108
Lieferinger Hauptstrasse 120, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $110