Fortress Hohensalzburg is a real eye-catcher, high above the Baroque towers of the city. The castle remains a visible landmark to this day and is an unmistakable feature of Salzburg’s world-famous skyline. From afar, the mighty walls begin to reveal the history visitors experience at first hand within these sturdy defenses.
Touch ancient walls, enjoy stunning views, explore hidden corners. Experience an exciting visit to Fortress Hohensalzburg as a group - whether with colleagues, club members or friends. Discover interesting details about the Archbishops’ lives and architectural history.
Instead of just learning dates, our educational offerings enable young and inquisitive visitors discover exciting and interesting details about the Archbishops’ lives and the architectural history of the fortification. All guided tours are conducted by museum educators.
Fortress Hohensalzburg is loved by young and old. And no wonder! The past comes to life during our holiday programs and children’s birthday parties. Find out more about our offers for children and families.
The walls of Fortress Hohensalzburg, one of the largest existing castles in Europe from the 11th century, towers over Mozart’s city of Salzburg. The impressive structure is a remarkable demonstration of the Prince Archbishops’ desire for recognition and of their political authority and power...