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Idyllic, homely, diverse: Salzburg and its surroundings

Visit "Maria Plain" in Salzburg
Visit "Maria Plain" - Nature- and Culture in one

Salzburg, our cultural city set against a beautiful green backdrop. The 9 towns surrounding Salzburg have plenty to offer and are within quick and easy reach thanks to the perfect transport links between the urban and rural areas. Experience pure nature, close to the hustle and bustle of the city.  It’s all about the mixture – endless attractions for summer and winter.

Holidaying at the gateway to the Mozart city

Nature in summer

Mountains in the centre of the city, lush green meadows, idyllic mountain lodges and raised rock walls in the countryside. Urban and rural areas are interconnected and offer endless possibilities here. Enjoy hiking, biking, climbing, golf and swimming or explore the surrounding Mönchsberg, Kapuzinerberg, Festungsberg, Nonnberg, Bürglstein and Rainberg peaks direct from the city. The Mönchsberg is particularly attractive and family-friendly. The Festungsbahn cable railway transports visitors up to the top where castles, villas, old fortifications, meadows, forests, the ‘Museum der Moderne’ and magnificent views await visitors at an altitude of 508m.

Nature in winter

Attraction "Festung Hohensalzburg" in Salzburg
Visit "Festung Hohensalzburg" in winter

Cross-country in and around the city, idyllic winter walks in the city’s mountains and ice-skating in the Mozartplatz. The city of culture also has plenty to offer in winter. Museums and attractions with year-round opening, close proximity to the countryside and endless sun terraces which are also open in winter make Salzburg an attractive destination even during the cold season. And there are numerous activities such as skiing, snow kiting, ice climbing and dog-drawn sledge rides in the nearby Salzburger Land region.

It’s all about the combination – experience an urban city vibe in tune with the times paired with beautifully idyllic moments in the countryside. Whether as a family, singleton, with friends or with work, the B(l)ackhome City Apartments provide modern and trendy accommodation. Book now.