Salzburg by foot

City tour through Salzburg
During this city walk you will get to know the city from the first days until today. How is Salzburg built up and how important was salt in this area? This tour goes along the most famous sights of the city such as the Dom, St. Peter, Residenz, Salzburger Festspiele, Mozart's birth house, Mirabell and much more. An informative tour along the most beautifull highlights! View the map below for an impression of the city walk.


Mozart's Salzburg
Experience the life of Mozart from his birth to his death in Salzburg. This walk goes along all the sights that have to do with Mozart. The city walk includes a tour of his birth house and an audio guide through the museum at his former residence.

Fortress Hohensalzburg
This is the largest, medieval fortress in Europe, built by the prince-archbishops to protect the city and country of Salzburg. The Hohensalzburg fortress looks back on eight hundred years of construction work. The cable car takes you directly to the fortress, from where you have a magnificent view of Salzburg. You visit the fortress with the various halls and rooms that are provided with beautiful carvings.

Salzburg by bus

Salzkammergut Lake District
Salzkammergut is the area in the Salzburger Alps that has the highest concentration of lakes. In the past, everything in this area revolved around salt extraction, which is why it is also called 'The Salt Room'. In this area nature offers everything one could wish for from a mountain landscape: a glacier, mountains and ravines, lovely valleys and especially a large number of lakes. Known places are St. Wolfgang, Bad Ischl, Hallstatt and Gmunden.

National Park Hohe Tauern
The Krimmler waterfalls or Kaprun with its reservoirs or a trip on the Großglockner high alpine road. At Amphora it is possible to book an excursion to the magical Höhe Tauern National Park.

The Krimml Waterfall
A visit to the highest waterfalls in Europe in a wonderful scenery. The Krimmler waterfalls, where the Salzach originates, lies at the end of the Pinzgau near the Gerlospass. Through a beautiful trip through the Pinzgau we arrive at the waterfall. Next to the waterfall there is a road that goes to the top of the waterfall, where you can really admire the power of the water. 

Hallein - Bad Dürnberg
The salt mines of Bad Dürrnberg were in use until 1989. The salt extraction - with which the Celts had already begun - provided great wealth in Salzburg. The white gold was the most important source of income for the Prince Archbishops of Salzburg. Let yourself be guided and led to the heart of the salt mountains.

Grossglockner Alpine mountain
The Grossglockner is the highest mountain in Austria with one of the most beautiful and breathtaking alpine streets of Europe. The Grossglockner High Alpine Road is built on an ancient Roman trade route from north to south. It is a route that leads through the Höhe Tauern National Park, where the peaks are eternally covered with snow. From the Franz Josef Höhe you have the perfect view of the Grossglockner with the Parteze glacier.

Ice Caves Werfen
In the Tennen Mountains at about 1500 meters altitude lies the largest ice cave in Europe. This is an excursion of pure nature! From the parking lot you can walk for about 15 minutes to the steepest gondola lift in Austria. The healthy fresh mountain air gives you a feeling of freedom. In the ice cave there is a constant temperature of 1 degree Celsius, here you enter about 700 steps built on the ice. The impressions you gain here you will never forget! Please bring warm vlothes and sturdy shoes for this excursion.

The Kaprun Alpine Reservoirs
At the end of the valley - near Kaprun - the reservoirs for the hydroelectric power station are located high up in the mountains. Via a spectacular road with many tunnels you arrive at the reservoirs. Here you can see how this masterpiece of architecture and technical ingenuity has been built. We recommend warm clothing and sturdy shoes for this tour.

In the Berchtesgadenerland lies the Obersalzberg where the Kehlstein was built in honor of the 50th anniversary of Hitler. Kehlstein is probably better known as the eagle's nest, of which now only a part remains. An impressive excursion that will stick to you for a long time. 

The Panorama museum
The Sattler panorama is a small museum in the Neue Residenz that is definitely worth a visit! At the museum you will find a unique painting painted by Johann Michael Sattler from the 5 towers of the fortress in the period 1824 - 1828. The painting is 26 meters long, 5 meters high, has an area of ​​130 m2 and shows the Salzburg from the time of 1824 in many details. Through projections you can also see the difference between the Salzburg of that time and the Salzburg of today. Amphora is one of the few organisations that takes you to this extraordinary museum.