Maria Theresien Schlossl
Travel Blogs from Salzburg
... so no pics will do it justice (I took video though). So instead of a snow pic, I have attached a special photo I took today at the zoo.
Then after that excitement I got the funicular up to the fortress and my battery died after 3 photos so they are not very good but it was worth it to get a video of the Pumas.
Now am hoping for some sun tomorrow which is my last day in Salzburg. I wanna see those magnificent mountains.
... been taken over by the Christmas market, which was absolutely mobbed... it's a long weekend as Monday is Dec 8th, the feast of the immaculate conception, and it's one of the biggest weekends of the year here, with visitors flocking from all over Europe.
Mozart pops up all over the place here, as you'd expect. There's the square, Mozartplatz with a statue of the man; another statue on the hill behind the Capuchin Monastery; ...
... Ok, that's not true.
Although no snow, I'm almost as excited about the prospect of seeing some sun tomorrow, as I have not seen one bit of sun since I left Sydney. The last tiny patch of blue sky I saw poking through clouds was in London, but haven't seen the orb since I left home. I'm doing the touristy places tomorrow so hopefully I will have some amazing views ahead of me.
... the way we went up the mountain to the brewery for dinner. It was not we had expected. I don't know that I would recommend it unless you had a large adult party. The food was expensive, but as a group it would be fun sitting in a beer hall at huge wooden tables, devouring Austrian meats and washing it down with beer drunk from huge steins. What was more expensive than the meat was the salad. And after watching the locals order, that was our mistake! The locals ...
... that was quite the site).
So with the front of the villa checked off, we got back in the car and drove several kilometers to Schloss Leopoldskron, which was used in the film for the back side of the residence. Again, my book provided the directions to a tee. We parked where the book advised and walked a quarter mile or so down a road and around to the other side of the lake where we were treated to a magnificent view of the villa.
We walked around and took ...
Other places to stay in Salzburg
Fanny-von-Lehnert-Strasse 7, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $119
- Nice Hotel-don't like the location
- Fantastic.... Great Reception Staff & Room Service
- Merry Christmas!
Rainerstrasse 6 - 8, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $129
- 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 $110
- Great hotel & location
- Was very good for the price
- Good hotel, lousy service
Auerspergstrasse 4, Salzburg | 5 star hotelfrom $215
- Great Hotel
- Great Hotel, Great Service
- Beautiful friendly hotel
Alpenstrasse 6, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $156
- Great hotel in a great city!
- Modern Classic
- Best Western Castellani Parkhotel
Rainerstrasse 31, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $113
Suedtirolerplatz 13, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Sterneckstrasse 20, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $105
Bayerhamerstrasse 14 a, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $94
Schwarzstrasse 5 - 7, Salzburg | 5 star hotelfrom $265
- Wonderful hotel
- Wonderful Hotel
- The Sacher Hotel, the ONLY place stay when in Salzburg
Neutorstrasse 8, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $95
Franz-Brotzner-Strasse 15, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $86
Munchner Bundesstrasse 114a, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $86
Elisabethstrasse 45A, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $129
Carl Zuckmayer Strasse 1, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $68
Getreidegasse 37, Salzburg | 5 star hotelfrom $258
- A Beautiful, Charming Hotel
- Salzburg in a nutshell
- Wonderful and Quaint
St Julien Strasse 21-23, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Loved this Hotel
- Great location, breakfast & staff
- Nice hotel and close to the train station
Hildmannplatz 5, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $111
Auerspergstrasse 61, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $216
- Great Hotel
- Nice hotel, a little out of the way
- Luxury for reasonable price!
Schallmooser Hauptstrasse 1, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $120
Giselakai 3-5, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $170
- 8/10...could have been 10..
- The best Hotel in Salzburg!
- Wouldn't stay here again
Paris-Lodron-Str. 1, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $126
- Good Stay in Salzburg
- Excellent stay,good price
- Lovely Stay
Linzer Gasse 20, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $161
Maxglaner Hauptstrasse 45, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $132
Alpenstrasse 115-117, Salzburg | 2 star hotelfrom $114
Lieferinger Hauptstrasse 120, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $120