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Salzburg in Winter picture in Salzburg
Schloss Leopoldskron (Leopoldskron Palace) picture in Salzburg
Fiakers picture in Salzburg
Mozarts Geburtshaus (Mozart's Birthplace) picture in Salzburg
Salzburg Museum picture in Salzburg
Streets of Salzburg picture in Salzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn (Hellbrunn Palace) picture in Salzburg
Mozarts Wohnhaus (Mozart's Residence) picture in Salzburg
Dom zu Salzburg (Salzburg Cathedral) picture in Salzburg
Salzburg Skyline picture in Salzburg
Mozart Monument picture in Salzburg
Altstadt (Old Town) picture in Salzburg
Mirabellgarten (Mirabell Gardens) picture in Salzburg
Festung Hohensalzburg (Hohensalzburg Fortress) picture in Salzburg
The Alps picture in Salzburg
Alter Markt (Old Marketplace) picture in Salzburg
Hangar-7 picture in Salzburg
Mirabellgarten Flowers picture in Salzburg
Stift Sankt Peter (St. Peter's Abbey) picture in Salzburg
Residenzbrunnen (Residence Fountain) picture in Salzburg

Although there's plenty to see and do during the summer months, once the temperatures drop and snow falls, Salzburg transforms into a picturesque winter wonderland. bluejayphoto Getty

Fans of "The Sound of Music" can't pass up a chance to tour some of the film's most iconic Salzburg locations. Tours are offered daily and feature sites like Schloss Leopoldskron, which served as the von Trapp family's residence in the movie. bluejayphoto Getty

Should you want to take in Salzburg's abundant sights while resting your feet from walking, consider hiring a fiaker. These iconic horse-drawn carriages have been around for centuries; they were once used by the city's archbishops as a means for transporting goods and moving about the area. Mapics Getty

Although the yellow landmark sticks out from other buildings in the area, it's the property's former occupant that makes this building a must-see Salzburg attraction. Legendary composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on the third floor of the Hagenauer House (which now houses Mozarts Geburtshaus) on Jan. 27, 1756. Mlenny Getty

For a glimpse into Salzburg art and archeology, check out the Salzburg Museum. Some treasured pieces in the museum's collection include a painted Roman wall, paintings by world-renowned Salzburg artist Gottfried Salzmann and the famous Salzburg Glockenspiel — a large, fully operational musical instrument that dates back to the late 1600s. Keith Ewing Flickr

Walking throughout the streets of Salzburg, you're likely come across countless examples of Baroque architecture. Baroque buildings include features like ornate exterior details, contrasting light and dark shading and colors and elaborate ceiling frescos. maggo82 Getty

Originally constructed by notable religious figure Prince-Bishop Markus Sittikus as a summer residence, the Renaissance-style Schloss Hellbrunn continues to wow visitors with its variety of water features, including secret grottos and hidden water jets. Nik Rogul Getty

Classical music lovers cannot miss a visit to Mozarts Geburtshaus and Mozarts Wohnhaus, the two homes Mozart lived in during his time in Salzburg. Notable exhibits at the latter property include the composer's original pianoforte and a well-known portrait of the Mozart family. Susanna Gappmayer Flickr

Dom zu Salzburg, the city's most famous religious landmark, is renowned for its classic Baroque architecture. Inside, the beautiful cathedral houses two noteworthy artifacts: a grandiose 4,000-pipe organ and the baptismal font used during Mozart's baptism. Anja Grafenauer/EyeEm Getty

Nestled within the Alps along the Salzach River, Salzburg combines breathtaking scenery with Old World architecture, music and charm. PeterHermesFurian Getty

Mozart's legacy is felt throughout the city of Salzburg. In addition to his former residences — Mozarts Geburtshaus and Mozarts Wohnhaus — a statue honoring the famous composer sits within Mozartplatz square near the Salzburg Museum. anibaltrejo Getty

To get a taste of Salzburg's heritage, walk around the streets of Altstadt (the city's Old Town). The UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site features Medieval and Baroque buildings, as well as several of Salzburg's most popular tourist attractions, including Festung Hohensalzburg and Dom zu Salzburg. Dave Long Getty

Mirabell Palace's immaculately manicured gardens are a must-see for photography lovers. The gardens not only house an array of flowers, fountains and statues, but also showcase stunning Salzburg vistas. Mirabellgarten was even featured in the iconic movie "The Sound of Music." bluejayphoto Getty

Built in 1077 by Archbishop Gebhard, Festung Hohensalzburg is the largest, fully preserved fortress in central Europe. The intimidating structure dominates the Salzburg skyline, thanks to its prime position atop Festungsberg mountain. bluejayphoto Getty

Hiking and skiing enthusiasts will appreciate Salzburg's prime location within the Alps. The closest alpine peak — the 6,469-foot-high Untersberg — sits less than 10 miles away along the German-Austrian border. coberschneider Getty

To sample some regional delicacies with a side of Salzburg history, wander the historic city center's Alter Markt. Once the site of Salzburg's oldest weekly market, the square now boasts an array of coffee houses and rotating market vendors, who sell everything from mulled wine and Christmas trinkets during the holidays to traditional sausages and pretzels throughout the year. Westend61 Getty

Those looking to avoid Salzburg's stereotypical landmarks should plan to visit Hangar-7. Located at the Salzburg Airport (about 3 miles outside of Salzburg), Hangar-7 — which is owned by Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz — features a sizable collection of classic planes, helicopters and Formula One racing cars. Armin Rodler Flickr

During the warmer months, travelers can find a whole host of flowers blooming within Mirabellgarten, including thousands of roses situated within the property's rose garden. Trishhhh Flickr

Much like its other famous counterpart Dom zu Salzburg, Stift Sankt Peter is loved by travelers for its ornate Baroque interior. Founded in 696 by Saint Rupert, the property is one of the oldest monesteries in German-speaking Europe and houses the remains of Saint Rupert and Saint Vitalis. Aimin Tang Getty

Located within Altstadt's Residenzplatz square is the Residenzbrunnen. The grand Baroque-style fountain is made of marble and features four horses, three giants, three dolphins and a Triton balanced atop one another. Westend61 Getty

Salzburg in Winter picture in Salzburg
Schloss Leopoldskron (Leopoldskron Palace) picture in Salzburg
Fiakers picture in Salzburg
Mozarts Geburtshaus (Mozart's Birthplace) picture in Salzburg
Salzburg Museum picture in Salzburg
Streets of Salzburg picture in Salzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn (Hellbrunn Palace) picture in Salzburg
Mozarts Wohnhaus (Mozart's Residence) picture in Salzburg
Dom zu Salzburg (Salzburg Cathedral) picture in Salzburg
Salzburg Skyline picture in Salzburg
Mozart Monument picture in Salzburg
Altstadt (Old Town) picture in Salzburg
Mirabellgarten (Mirabell Gardens) picture in Salzburg
Festung Hohensalzburg (Hohensalzburg Fortress) picture in Salzburg
The Alps picture in Salzburg
Alter Markt (Old Marketplace) picture in Salzburg
Hangar-7 picture in Salzburg
Mirabellgarten Flowers picture in Salzburg
Stift Sankt Peter (St. Peter's Abbey) picture in Salzburg
Residenzbrunnen (Residence Fountain) picture in Salzburg

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