For many people, Austria equals Vienna or hitting the slopes out in the Alps, but tackling the best things to do in Salzburg will highlight a quiet treasure when it comes to European cities. Salzburg is an energetic and friendly place, filled with history, culture and a surprisingly rich food and drink scene that covers everything from vast beer halls filled with hearty Austrian fare to sleek cocktail bars and a clutch of Michelin-starred restaurants.
The town is also surrounded by some truly incredible scenery, which you can gaze at from a few choice spots on the edges of the city or by making a short journey into the surrounding Alpine countryside.
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