journey to Salzburg
City of music, city of Mozart, cultural capital: Salzburg has many names and is regarded as a cultural hotspot for good reason. Cultural buffs can discover new, fascinating aspects of the metropolis on the Salzach river at every corner with a series of sights leading through the city’s rich history, fascinating sites from the life
of the world-famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and some of Europe’s most beautiful concert venues. Your best destination for a cultural journey to Salzburg: the Altstadthotel Wolf-Dietrich with four-star comfort, personal charm and a central location.
Exploring the cultural city of Salzburg
One of the best ways to experience culture in Salzburg is a city tour with a professional guide, which our reception team will be happy to arrange for you. Just let us know which programme you’re interested in on which day / at what time; we take care of the rest. You can also let us know your request during your enquiry or reservation. We recommend the diverse offerings of Panorama Tours for your cultural journey to Salzburg and its surroundings. Obtain your tickets at the Wolf-Dietrich reception and be picked up right from the hotel 15 minutes before the tour – it doesn’t get any more convenient! The following cultural tours in Salzburg and surrounds await you:
Original Sound of Music Tour
Go to original Salzburg locations of the film with the Panorama guide. The round tour leads to the Mirabell Gardens, Leopoldskron Palace, Hellbrunn palace and Nonnberg Priory. Other stations from the life of the von Trapp family are located in Salzburg’s lake district with stops in St Gilgen and Mondsee.
Kings and emperors used the Salzkammergut as a summer retreat. Nowadays, you can visit this fascinating region during your cultural journey to Salzburg. St Gilgen and St Wolfgang are on the programme with Mozart-themed destinations, lake cruises and a stop at a traditional café.
Mozart and More
Could you imagine the city of Salzburg without Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? This tour takes you to the most important sites in the life of the world-famous composer including, of course, a visit to the Mozart Residence. Experience an unforgettable concert in the Marble Hall of Mirabell Palace in the evening.
City & Country Highlights Tour
An approx. one-hour city tour sets the scene for your culture holiday in Salzburg, before you go on a four-hour tour of the Salzkammergut. Among the highlights is a cruise on Lake Wolfgang.
More information and tours: www.panoramatours.com
Your musical journey to Salzburg
World-famous composers, imposing concert halls and a festival known far beyond the city – cultural and musical buffs are magically attracted to Salzburg. A series of amazing classical music concerts and performances await you all year for a top-notch music-themed holiday. Find leaflets listing Salzburg’s best concert programmes at the Altstadthotel Wolf-Dietrich. The reception team will be happy to organise tickets plus taxis to the venue and back for you. We are also your first address for modern and contemporary music events in the city. The following concert events are particularly worth experiencing:
Mozart Dinner Concert
Travel back to the year 1790 and experience a dapper atmosphere at the Baroque Hall of St Peter. Menus with historical recipes and Mozart’s music with opera singers and musicians wearing period dress promise an unforgettable experience.
More information: www.mozart-dinner-concert-salzburg.com
Salzburg Palace Concerts
The grand Marble Hall in Salzburg’s Mirabell Palace isn’t just the site of weddings and civil partnerships. Look forward to Salzburg musical tradition up close in one of the places where the Mozart family used to perform for archbishops. You won’t experience the musical city of Salzburg that closely anywhere else.
More information: www.salzburg-palace-concerts.com
The mighty fortress is high above Salzburg’s historic city centre. Its ostentatious rooms have been home to the Fortress Concerts, which naturally also celebrate Mozart’s genius, for over 40 years. The concert can be combined with a fine dinner at the panoramic restaurant with VIP service.
More information: www.salzburghighlights.at
Ever since its inception in 1987, the Salzburger Adventserenaden have attracted over 50,000 visitors. The Gothic Hall in St Blaise’s Church (Gstättengasse) is all about late Advent and Christmas music from late November to late December. Combined with folksy music and contemplative texts, this will quickly put you in the mood for Christmas.
More information: www.adventserenaden.at
Sound of Salzburg Dinner Show
World-famous melodies and exquisite culinary delights – the Sound of Salzburg Dinner Show is a cultural journey through Salzburg’s past. The three-course or four-course menu is accompanied by the city’s world-famous melodies. Mozart and “The Sound of Music” take centre stage during the English-language show afterwards.
More information: www.soundofsalzburg.info
July and August are all about one of the most famous cultural festival in the entire world. Theatre, concerts and opera of the highest level and the famous Jedermann play make up the programme of the Salzburg Festival. We will be happy to get you in touch with our ticket office partner.
More information: www.salzburgerfestspiele.at
Wolf-Dietrich services for your cultural journey at a glance
Guests of the four-star Altstadthotel can enjoy several services for their cultural journeys. We organise (guided) city tours and tickets for almost all cultural and musical events in Salzburg – classical and modern music – for you. Find a notice board with the day’s programme at the reception. We can also get you in touch with our ticket office partner Neubaur for a number of events such as the Salzburg Festival, and can organise taxi transfers to the event venue upon request.
We recommend purchasing your tickets for cultural and musical events as far in advance as possible, best when enquiring about or booking your cultural journey to Salzburg, and are looking forward to welcoming you to our hotel soon!