SIGHTS IN SALZBURG
The “Großglockner Hochalpenstrasse“, the fortress “Hohensalzburg“ and the Krimmler waterfalls, which are the highest waterfalls in Europe, honoured with the European certificate and their 380 metres, are the most visited places of interest in the city and province of Salzburg.
The “Großglockner Hochalpenstraße“, inaugurated in 1935, is “crested“ by at least about 900.000 visitors per year, the landmark of the provincial capital, the fortress “Hohensalzburg“ is annually visited by around 890.000 people, the waterfalls in Krimml by 370.000 guests.
However, completely on the top of the tourist hit list are also a ship journey on lake Wolfgang, visiting Mozart’s birthplace, the castle of Hellbrunn, the “House of Nature“, the Salzburg open-air museum in Großgmain or the salt mine in Hallein.
The Tauern power station in Kaprun with its reservoirs, the ice giant world in Werfen and the mount “Untersberg“ with museum, nature reserve and Untersberg-tram are also amongst the most visited attractions in the province of Salzburg.