INFORMATION ABOUT BARRIER-FREE ACCESSIBILITY

Barrier-free parking

The nearest disabled parking spaces are located at Residenzplatz 9 (6 parking spaces), Toscaninihof 1 (3 parking spaces) and Max-Reinhardt-Platz (10 parking spaces) - the bollards in front of the Festspielhaus and Mozartplatz can be operated with the Euro-key.

Barrier-free access

Barrier-free access to Hohensalzburg Fortress is possible via the fortress funicular. The entrance is located in the base station of the fortress funicular at Festungsgasse 4. It is not necessary to register in advance. The walk to the fortress is not barrier-free due to its steepness.

Accessibility in the fortress

Please be aware that there are a large number of steps, staircases and inclines that can restrict accessibility. There is unrestricted access to the panorama patio area, the bastion by the top of the funicular. A lift in the bell tower provides access to the castle courtyard, to the exhibition in the armoury, the tavern, the Kuenburg bastion and the puppet museum. Accessibility is limited in the indoor areas of the fortress.

Wheelchair-accessible toilets

Disabled toilets are located next to the Info Point and inside the fortress restaurant.

Partner dogs

Partner dogs are allowed at Hohensalzburg Fortress.

Discounts

On presentation of a disabled pass, visitors with a disability rating of ≥50%, and an accompanying person, shall be entitled to reduced-price admission.

Special offers for persons with disabilities

  • Persons with walking disabilities: At the Info Point you will receive tablets with a video tour of the interior.
  • Persons with visual impairment: Information board in the area of the salt storage depot.
  • Persons with hearing impairment: The Info Point will be offering tablets with a video guide in sign language.

Further information

Do you have questions about accessibility? Then please contact us at any time by email at office@festung-hohensalzburg.at.
 

Currently closed

In compliance with the latest official Corona virus directives for Austria, currently Fortress Hohensalzburg is to remain closed for visitors until 6th of December.

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