Hohensalzburg Fortress

Salzburg Austria Tourist Information and City Guide

Hohensalzburg Fortress is the massive castle that is perched upon Festungberg Hill in Salzburg Austria.

The medieval fortress is one of the largest in Europe.

Hohensalzburg Fortress in Salzburg Austria
Hohensalzburg Fortress, Salzburg

Visitors to Salzburg can enjoy either hike up Festungberg Hill to the fortress or take a relaxing ride up on the funicular.

From the castle, one can enjoy spectacular views of Salzburg, the meandering Salzach River and the Austrian Alps.

There is a wonderful restaurant and beer garden on the hilltop where one can enjoy a cold Austrian beer or meal.


Hohensalzburg Castle, Salzburg Austria
Hohensalzburg Castle

Attractions to visit within Hohensalzburg Fortress include the Salzburg Bull (a mechanical organ), the Golden Hall (state apartments) and a chapel.

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