Salzburg is one of Austria's most beautiful regions, and the beating heart of the Alps. In the characteristic province you can enjoy fairytale mountain landscapes, glaciers, dense forests, green alpine meadows and authentic mountain villages. But a city trip to Salzburg, the capital of the same name, is also definitely worthwhile! Salzburg offers a wide range of activities, both for summer holidays and winter sports. Your holiday home, flat or chalet is an ideal base all year round for a versatile holiday.

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Winter sports in Salzburg

Salzburg is the perfect destination for a great winter sports holiday. The Austrian region is rich in huge ski areas such as Dachstein-West and Zell Am See - Kaprun where you can enjoy winter sports during your holiday in Salzburg. There are endless possibilities; skiing, snowboarding, Nordic sports (cross country skiing, snowshoe hikes, Nordic walking), ski tours, sleigh rides, tobogganing and hiking. The different regions in Salzburg are very diverse. The region has ski areas of all levels of difficulty, so you can enjoy a fantastic winter sports holiday with your children or a large group.

Real ice lovers should experience winter on the ice in Salzburg. Take a walk on one of the lakes, chop a beautiful figure out of an ice cube or take part in a traditional game of "ice stock". Aren't you easily scared? Then go from your holiday home in Salzburg to test your courage on a frozen waterfall or go diving in the icy water. And try to catch something while ice fishing. One thing is certain: after an eventful day on the ice, there is no better reward than a glass of mulled wine or a cup of warm "jägertee" on the terrace of your holiday home in Salzburg!

Salzburg in the summer holidays

Winter sports are not all that Salzburg has to offer. From your holiday home, flat or chalet in Salzburg you can also enjoy a wonderful stay in the summer. Think of the high mountains, green hills, dense forests, deep lakes, waterfalls, gorges and caves that characterize the region. The charming villages and fascinating sights make Salzburg a wonderful destination in the summer. You can make beautiful walks and cycling trips during your holiday! Did you know that almost a third of Salzburg is a nature reserve? You will find fairytale surroundings with natural beauties such as the Hohe Tauern National Park, the largest nature reserve in the Alps. But the Krimml Falls are also worth a visit! The enchanting image of Salzburg makes the region a favourite with nature lovers from all over the world. Are you paying attention? In all kinds of nature and wildlife parks you can spot various wild animals, such as deer and roe deer. Go hiking, running, golfing, fishing, sailing, surfing or even swimming. The possibilities in summer are endless! After an active summer day, your holiday home in Salzburg will be waiting for you.

A cultural holiday in Salzburg

The cultural minds among us will certainly be stimulated during a holiday in Salzburg. Salzburg, the cultural capital, is the perfect destination for a cultural city trip. The city is inextricably linked to Mozart. In Salzburg, you can visit his birthplace and the later residence. There's music everywhere. Did you know that Salzburg is not only the birthplace of Mozart, but also the film backdrop for "the Sound of Music"?Relive the heartwarming family film while you visit well-known film locations, such as the garden where the Von Trapp family sang the song "Do Re Mi...".

In addition, Salzburg offers a delicious gastronomy. The culture has many culinary experiences, delicious recipes and traditional specialities. Our recommendations? Be sure to enjoy a delicious apple strudel, Mozart kugel or Estherhazy cake! Are you looking for an attractive villa, a compact flat or a charming chalet? Be amazed by the wide range of holiday homes in Salzburg at Belvilla, and discover all the possibilities in the region!

Last minut holiday homes in Salzburg

How about a last minute holiday in Austria? The wide range of holiday homes in Salzburg makes this region perfect for a last minute holiday. Ideal for a last minute city break to Salzburg. But Salzburg is of course also the region of the great winter sports holidays with great après-ski. This can also be booked last minute. Rather last minute in another season to Salzburg? Then you can enjoy the many walking and cycling routes and fairytale mountain lakes. The region is easy to reach with your own transport. Check out the last minute offer for a versatile holiday in Salzburg.

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Holiday in Salzburg - FAQs
How many Belvilla houses can I choose from in Salzburg?

At Belvilla, you can choose from 700+ houses for your stay in Salzburg.

What are the most important places to visit in Salzburg?

Altstadt Salzburg (Old Town), Hohensalzburg Castle, St. Peter’s Abbey, Salzburg Cathedral, The Residenzplatz and The Franciscan Church are some of the important places to visit in Salzburg. 

If I'm coming from the UK, what are my options?

Travellers from the UK can reach Salzburg by air and train. 


What are the recommended dishes in Salzburg?

Some of the recommended dishes in Salzburg are Strudel, Sachertorte, Tafelspitz, Salzburger Nockerl, Pretzel Bread, and Mozart balls.

When is the ideal time to visit Salzburg?

The ideal time to visit Salzburg is from May to Mid-October.


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