LIFE IN SALZBURG
The festival is inspiring, inspiring is also the nature, the scenery of the city, the architecture, the social climate. All this inspires people over and over again from all over the world to top performances – in the field of sport as well as in the economy or culture.
In former times as well as today Salzburg is a source of inspiration. Great and prominent personalities like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Herbert von Karajan, Christian Doppler, Michael Haydn, Hermann Maier or Dietrich Mateschitz were and/or are resident in Salzburg.
The history which is full of tradition and the architectural interplay between modern and baroque architecture make Salzburg to one of the nicest cities in the world. In 1996, the Old Town has even been declared a world cultural heritage. The Salzburg-typical cuisine and the wide variety of leisure activities offer attractions for everybody.