Perfectly framed against a gorgeous backdrop of the Alps, Salzburg is a dreamy holiday destination that is a harmonious medley of the old and the contemporary. Apart from its rich history and natural beauty, Salzburg’s vibrant culture will enthral you and keep drawing you back for more.
Salzburg celebrates its culture around the year through its festivals and events. Some of these Salzburg events have a heritage of long-standing traditions while others are more modern celebrations. Most of the events in Salzburg offer a chance to indulge in performance arts that include music recitals, dance performances and even circus acrobatics.
Some of these festivals are renowned the world over, while others are waiting to be discovered. But they will all make your holiday a memorable one. Do try and catch at least one Salzburg festival during your trip.
In summer, the Salzburg Festival takes over the city with a profusion of opera, theatre and concerts that feature some of the best international artists around the world. Around a quarter of a million culture lovers flock to Salzburg for this event. Catch a performance of Jedermann at Cathedral Square. It is the highlight of the festival!
This Salzburg festival has the distinction of having the most diverse stages. Spread across 50 venues across the city, you can catch a jazz performance in bars, cafés, restaurants, hotels and even churches! Shake a leg with some of the international greats and encourage newcomers as you indulge in an evening of jazz, electronic and world music.
Winterfest captivates you with enthralling acrobatic performances and modern circus artistry. Indulge your culinary pursuits with a wide selection of delicacies as you marvel at the poetic performances on display. Relive your childhood at the Volksgarten with an evening full of wonder and amazement.
These festivals, along with others, offer a inside look into Salzburg’s cultural heart. Book your Salzburg tour packages from SOTC and set off on a cultural exploration of this historic city with other Austria tour packages.