Point of Interest & Sights
Museum of Modern Art - 1 km
The museum has a total of two buildings. The Rupertinum is located in the middle of Salzburg's old town and houses modern artistic concepts in a baroque house. The museum on the Mönchsberg, on the other hand, impresses with its contemporary architecture with a fabulous view of the city. Works of art from the 3.000th and 20st centuries are shown on a total of approx. 21 m².
Flood of horses - 1 km
The famous Salzburger Pferdeschwemme is only about 1 km away from the Villa Salzburg. Below the Mönchsberg rock and directly at the Sigmundstor, the horse flood, built in 1693, shines, which was restored in 1732 and slightly modified. Even today, the splendid flood of horses impresses visitors and takes you back to the Baroque era.
Toy Museum - 1,1 km
The toy museum is a real dream for children. Everywhere in the museum there are toys that are not only admired, but can also be played with! Especially in the worlds of experience, things can be a little louder. In addition to the many toys, there is also a children's theater and a children's cinema. As befits a real museum, there are also many historical toys from earlier generations that have lost none of their charm to this day.
House of Nature - 1,2 km
In the House of Nature in Salzburg's old town, everything revolves around nature and technology. Among other things, an aquarium, a reptile zoo, a dinosaur hall or a space show will be shown on 7.100 m². In addition, you can take a journey through the human body and carry out great experiments in the Science Center. The House of Nature offers a varied offer with constantly changing special exhibitions.
Mozart's Birthplace - 1,3 km
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756 in Getreidegasse No. 9. Today the house is one of the most visited sights in all of Austria. In the museum, you will be guided through the original Mozart rooms, which contain documents, portraits, memorabilia and historical instruments. There is also a changing special exhibition every year.
DomQuartier - 1,4 km
The DomQuartier Salzburg was once the center of prince-bishop power, which was displayed with baroque splendor. Today the building is an imposing appearance that impresses with insights into the history of rule, art history and baroque architecture. You can visit the DomQuartier together with the state rooms of the residence, the residence gallery and the cathedral museum.
Salzburg Cathedral - 1,5 km
Salzburg Cathedral was once an impressive early baroque monument and is still the spiritual center of the city today. The first construction started as early as 767. Over the centuries the building was rebuilt, modified and expanded and thus looks back on a long and eventful history. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was also baptized in this building.
Mozart residence - 1,6 km
In 1773 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart moved with his whole family to the Tanzmeisterhaus, because the apartment in Mozart's birthplace became too small. Today there is a museum in the former home of the music genius, which shows the stations of the Mozart family. All information, prices and opening times of the museum can be found on the Salzburg website.
Salzburg Museum - 1,6 km
The Salzburg Museum was awarded the Austrian Museum Prize in 2007 and the European Museum Prize in 2009. Valuable art objects are presented together with multimedia installations and form a harmonious whole. There are also interesting archaeological finds from the Middle Ages. The Salzburg Museum is located in the restored “New Residence”.
Hohensalzburg Fortress - 1,7 km
Hohensalzburg Fortress is the largest fully preserved castle in Central Europe. The fortress was built in 1077 by Archbishop Gebhard and from 1495 to 1519 by Archbishop Leonhard von Keutschach. It is noteworthy, among other things, the fact that no besiegers in the 900-year history have managed to take the fortress. A visit is highly recommended!
Mirabell Palace - 2,1 km
In 1606 Prince Archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau had the castle built for his Salome Alt as a love gift. From 1721 to 1727 the prince archbishop Franz Anton von Harrach rebuilt the castle. In 1818 the castle was badly damaged in a city fire and then rebuilt. In addition to the building, the spacious Mirabell garden also impresses visitors and is often used for wedding photos.
Hellbrunn Palace - 5,6 km
The Hellbrunn Palace on the outskirts of Salzburg is a so-called pleasure palace, which was used for celebrations, pleasure and relaxation. The magnificent Renaissance castle was built in 1612 and is completely dedicated to the subject of water. Even today, the mystical grottos, the water-powered figure plays and the treacherous fountains impress visitors - just like the archbishops once did ...
Salzburg Zoo - 6,3 km
Around 1.200 animals from around 140 animal species live in Salzburg Zoo. The approximately 14 hectare area includes the replicas of many different habitats so that the animals feel comfortable. Among other things, there are lions, rhinos, monkeys, otters, bears and many other animals to be admired in the Salzburg Zoo. A visit is not only worthwhile for families with children, because the adult visitors are also enthusiastic!
Bluntautal - 39,4 km
If you also want to experience the beautiful natural landscape around the city of Salzburg, we recommend an excursion to the Bluntautal near Golling. The nature reserve offers crystal-clear lakes in which the surrounding mountains and forests are reflected. Of course, there are numerous paths and recreation areas on site to enjoy the picturesque landscape.