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Salzburg, Austria

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Salzburg, Austria

Flights from Liverpool to Salzburg

As one of the most visually spellbinding destinations in Europe, Austria is one of the most scenic destinations for holidaymakers and tourists across the world – particularly those who want to relive the fantastic mountain scenes from The Sound of Music! Located on the border of Germany with stunning views of the Eastern Alps, Salzburg is the perfect city break for those who want to do some sightseeing, enjoy the party scene or go skiing. Book your cheap flights to Salzburg (SZG) from Liverpool John Lennon Airport today, flying with easyJet.

Why you should go

Salzburg, found on the banks of the Salzach River, has a rich history and is one of the best preserved cities north of the Alps. The closest peak of the Alps, Untersberg, is less than 10 miles from the city. Salzburg is usually famous for three reasons; as a destination for skiers travelling to the nearby Alps, as the birthplace of Mozart, and as the setting for The Sound of Music. However, in addition to these three things, there are countless historical and cultural sights to see during your time in the city; two palaces, Mirabell and Hellbrunn, are particularly popular with visitors. Mirabell’s stunning gardens and Hellbrunn’s renaissance-style architecture speak for themselves – you will definitely be snapping a few photos!

Hohensalzburg Castle, an 11th-century fortress at the top of a hill overlooking Salzburg, is another must-see during your stay. Petersfriedhof is a beautiful and historic Christian graveyard, which looks like something out of a storybook – the catacombs are extremely popular with tourists! Aside from seeing the incredible architecture and historical landmarks, there are a variety of ways to explore Austrian culture. You can try a Mozartkugel (Mozart Ball) – a delicious mixture of chocolate, pistachio and marzipan, famous with locals – and enjoy a traditional 1-litre-stein of "Märzen" (lager), in the popular beer garden of the Bräustüberl.

There are also a variety of classical concerts, theatres, museums, galleries, farmers markets and everything else you could possibly think of in Salzburg to enjoy whilst you are there. Just make sure you plan your itinerary before you go!

When you should go

Salzburg’s peak skiing season is usually between December and March, whereas the warmer weather hits the city between April and September. No matter when you choose to go, the city has plenty on offer to see and do.

Where you should stay

It doesn’t matter if you are venturing up the Alps to ski or staying in the city to do some sightseeing; there are a wide variety of places to stay, suiting all styles and budgets. To be as central as possible with easy access to all the city has to offer, check out the Boutique Hotel Am Dom, Goldener Hirsch or the Haus St Benedikt.

Don’t miss!

  • Panorama Museum – A stunning renovated panorama in the heart of the city takes visitors back to 1829 in 360 degrees of awe-inspiring painted history.
  • Zwerglgarten (Dwarf Garden) – See how many of the unusual 18th century statues you can find in the perfectly landscaped Austrian garden.
  • Mozart’s Skull - Located in University Mozarteum, the skull missing its lower jaw is said to belong to Mozart himself. Although there is no definitive proof…

What are you waiting for? Book your cheap flights to Salzburg from Liverpool Airport today – we can get you there in just over two hours.

 

 

Time Zone Currency Flight Time Carriers Airport Code
GMT + 1 EUR 2hr 10 easyJet SZG