Salzburg World Heritage Site
Salzburg is of particular importance as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as the city offers a unique blend of architectural beauty, cultural heritage and historical significance. The historic center of Salzburg bears witness to the harmonious fusion of different architectural styles, including Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. The old town, with its narrow streets, magnificent squares and historic buildings, is well preserved and transports visitors to times gone by. Moreover, as the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Salzburg has made a significant contribution to music history. Salzburg's cultural heritage is also reflected in the annual Salzburg Festival, one of the world's most prestigious festivals for music and the performing arts. Its designation as a World Heritage Site underscores Salzburg's exceptional importance as a cultural center and makes the city a true jewel to be discovered.
The world's most important festival for opera, music and drama
The Salzburg Festival presents a varied program of 179 performances at 15 venues over 43 days. Opera highlights include Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro" and Verdi's "Macbeth" and "Falstaff. In addition to "Everyman," the drama section will also present Lessing's "Nathan the Wise. The wide-ranging program includes classics with world-famous artists and a varied offering for young people.
July - August 2023