Salzburg 1 day itinerary will make sure your 24 hours are well spent, especially if you are falling short of time. Visit Salzburg to find a new, refreshed you. 

Salzburg 1 Day Itinerary: An Overview

The ideal Salzburg 1 day itinerary should cover all the must visit destinations and eating places. A reasonable way to do is by dividing both the days in 3 slots – morning, noon and evening. 

You can actually go two ways about it –

Salzburg 1 Day Itinerary covering Old Town

As per the ideal Salzburg 1 day itinerary, it’s better to explore locations of Old Town. This is so because almost all the locations lie in close proximity to one another.

Morning Have an early breakfast and head out to Mirabell Gardens.

Spend some time there and move to Mozart’s Residence.

It is just a lane away. Next visit Makartsteg and finally Linzergasse.

Noon Take a break and savour lunch at a nearby restaurant. There are many in the vicinity of Linzergasse.

After enjoying lunch, head to Hohensalzburg Fortress.

Evening The last destination of the day is Hellbrunn Palace. Stop by and explore the palace and its many intricacies.

Have dinner at a good eatery and call it a day.

Salzburg 1 Day Itinerary covering Sound of Music Tour and Augustiner Braustübl Brewery

Morning Have an early breakfast and head out to explore the brilliant Sound of Music Tour.

It will one of the best things you’ve done a tour to Europe.

Noon Visit the Augustiner Braustübel Brewery. It’ll make for a fun way to end your day.

It is an old Augustinian monastery turned brewery.

Evening Indulge in some shopping at the Linzergasse

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Salzburg as a Travel Destination: Highlights

Before elaborating on the places mentioned in the Salzburg 1 day itinerary, it is important that you know the basics of the city. Going through the overview below will help you understand this Austrian city better.

Location Salzburg, Austria
Accessibility All year round as it has moderate weather throughout
Best time to visit July – August (for connoisseurs of the fine arts) September – October (ideal weather)December – January (for experiencing the delightful Christmas markets)
Speciality Do not leave Salzburg without trying the Apple Strudel (a dessert similar to, but better than, the Apple Pie)Also, be prepared to feel like you’re constantly in movie-land, once you arrive.
Must Carry Just your tickets and camera are fine.

An Introduction to Places Mentioned in Salzburg 1 Day Itinerary 

Let us now read about all the places mentioned in the Salzburg 1 day itinerary. The explicit details will help you visit the place as a first timer.

Mirabell Gardens

Situated in the epicentre of the town, Mirabell Gardens is the first place on your Salzburg 1 day itinerary.

These gardens have soul pleasing arrangements of a myriad of flower species in an ocean of colors.

 To stand in the exact place where the momentous scenes of “Do-Re-Mi” were shot in Sound of Music , make you nostalgic and want to shake a leg as a tribute.

Timings Entrance Fees
8am – 6pm Free
 

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The beautiful Mirabell Gardens. Photography by Anya Linder

Mozart’s Residence

Mozart’s Residence is next landmark to visit as per the Salzburg 1 day itinerary. Its just is a lane away from the Mirabell Garden.

Mozart’s residence has been converted into a museum. It displays all the relics used by the great Bard himself.

Fans of his work will have a waltzing time in this shrine.

Timings Entrance Fees
9am – 5:30pm Adults – € 4.00Children – € 3.50 

 

 
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This is where the music maestro Mozart was born. Photography by Mehmet Erdugan

Makartsteg

A little way down the road, you start hearing the sound of flowing water, gently caressing the rocks as it flows over them. This is when you know you’re close to the Makartsteg – the bridge of love. This is the third place on Salzburg 1 day itinerary

 The bridge on the river Salzach is lively with fresher air and pretty locks.

The view from the bridge is beautiful. With mountains visible as far as you can see and a magnificient archaic church to one side, this view is what makes paintings worth millions.

This bridge is on the way to the following attraction and hence, does not set you off your sightseeing schedule as well.

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Love locks at .Photography by Vicky Torija

Sound of Music Tour

The Salzburg 2 day itinerary cannot be deemed complete unless you take the Sound of Music tour. It will be once in a lifetime experience especially if you’re a fan of the classical movie.

On this tour, original shooting locations can be visited. The tour can be undertook via bus, bicycle or even by foot.

Apart from the Mirabelle Gardens, the pedestrianized Old Town provides the backdrop for all other scenes in the original movie.

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Various sets and locations on the Sound of Music Tour. Photography by Victoria

Augustiner Braustübl Brewery

Finish your Salzburg 2 day itinerary by visiting the Augustiner Braustübl Brewery and sipping some beer. The place is unique in so far as it allows to bring your own food. The only condition is that drinks should be from here.

The beer is available either for half a liter or a whole liter. This is how the system works here –  you take a mug from the shelf. Then you  rinse it under the tap. You finally pay and they fill your beer mug.

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The best place to enjoy beer in Salzburg. Photography by Hyo Kim

Salzburg is a fine place to visit. Even if you’re strictly following the Salzburg 1 day itinerary, try to enjoy to the fullest. Also, plan to visit here in the future as well.

Happy wayfaring 🙂

 ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Salzburg 1 day itinerary

Sana Shah

Sana Shah is an old soul in a young world who feels she belongs to a different time.  An ambivert by nature, Sana is as much of a social animal as she is a snuggled up reader. A self proclaimed coffee addict as well, her perfect world consists of books, hot brewing coffee and travel tickets. Sana loves the green mountains and the blue skies alike. Also, lakes are her best friends. She loves to travel to quaint locations and experience their cultures, in order to expand her horizons.

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