Car rental Salzburg
Salzberg, Austria and car rental
Salzburg is a state of Austria, adjacent to the Germany
border. The state capital Salzburg is the fourth-largest city in Austria. Salzburg's “Old Town” was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The pride of the city is found in the baroque buildings, including the cathedral and Hohensalzburg Fortress, a medieval castle above the city. When driving around in your rental car in Salzburg, you will capture the character of a baroque Salzburg with luxury and splendor. If you plan to travel by car rental in Salzburg, then compare the prices of car hire in Salzburg at holidaycars.com and book in advance with no hidden costs.
Birtplace of Mozart
Salzburg was the birthplace of famous 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mozarts Geburtshaus (Mozart's birth house), where the Mozart family lived and Mozart himself was born on 27 January 1756, is now a popular museum, open daily 9AM-6PM. You can get around Salzburg on foot, but if you want to visit its surrounding area and go far into the nature, it's highly recommended to make use of car rental in Salzburg.
Benedictine Abbey of St. Peter
The oldest monument of Salzburg is the Benedictine abbey of St. Peter from 696. The monument was founded by the missionary Rupert of Salzburg. It is the oldest monastery in Austria and also houses the oldest library in the country.
The Von Trapp Family
A landmark of the World War II is the home of the Von Trapp family. Their flee from the Nazis was filmed in musical The Sound of Music. The house on the Traunstrasse 34 is now managed by the Villa Trapp Foundation and serves as a hotel and wedding venue. Enjoy the comfort of car rental in Salzburg and travel at your own pace.
Visit The Salzburg Cathedral By car hire
The history of the Salzburg Cathedral dates back to 774 when the first basilica was completed. The Romanesque cathedral was burned in 1598, and replaced by the present Baroque church from 1611. The 71 meter high dome was in World War II by a bomb hit. The restoration was completed in 1959.
Salzburg is at the forefront of bioproducts. The fine delis in the old town and a stroll on the Grünmarkt shouldn't be missed. Enjoy a cup of coffee with a Mozart Kugel, a combination of nougat, marzipan and chocolate. In the city there are many nice restaurants where you can have traditional Austrian dishes. If you prefer to dine in the wooded area outside the city, it is advisable to rent a car in Salzburg.