Whitsun Festival

0101_pfingstfestspiele15_002Salzburg Whitsun Festival – the musical highlight in May

Also this year, Salzburg Whitsun Festival will captivate people from all over the world. From 22nd to 25th of May 2015, visitors may expect a first-class program including selected performances in the fields of opera, theater, and concert. And these musical highlights come after each other: Shakespeare’s famous Midsummer Night’s Dream takes the form of a ballet performance, countertenor Philippe Jaroussky interprets Händel arias, and on Monday, the festival will finally present classical music stars such as Anna Netrebko.

Salzburg Whitsun Festival – high culture in its best shape

The festival’s particular character is not least due to its stylish venues: the halls of the Mozarteum Foundation, Großes Festspielhaus (Great Festival Hall), and any other venue exude their very own tradition-rich charm. Those wanting to attend as many performances as possible should secure their festival card – it ensures several greatly reduced tickets.

Experiencing Salzburg Whitsun Festival – at the hotel “Der Salzburger Hof”

The visit to the glamorous Whitsun Festival is always a great experience! You can perfectly round it off with a stay at our private hotel that will optimally familiarize you with the city of Salzburg: tradition-rich hospitality, up-to-date conveniences, and the dreamlike location leave nothing to be desired. Just select your date and make your booking right now!

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Salzburg Easter Festival – a worldwide renowned classical music festival



The Easter Festival is considered, not just by Salzburg’s inhabitants, one of the true highlights of each musical year : people come from all over the world to experience extraordinary productions and renowned orchestras and conductors. The high aspirations of founder Herbert von Karajan related to this Easter-time Festival have made it an event of worldwide reputation. Appointed artistic director in 2013, his former assistant Christian Thielemann controls the fate of the Easter Festival – in accordance with its founder’s vision.

Top-class events at Salzburg Easter Festival

The music performances of the classical music festival are legendary. Christian Thielemann has managed to carry on the highest standards regarding the program and the musicians as well as to enrich the Festival with some top-class program items. In 2015, the audience will be offered mainly Italian and Russian pieces performed by world-renowned musicians before a spectacular backdrop. The music and opera program is completed with public introductory lectures and the “Chapel for Kids”.

Visiting the Easter Festival – with Hotel “Der Salzburger Hof”

The hotel “Der Salzburger Hof” ensures the perfect starting point for classical music lovers and all those who want to let themselves get carried away by the glamour of the famous festival. After an unforgettable music evening, our establishment offers exquisite comfort and attentive services leaving nothing to be desired. You can select your date and complete your reservation form online.

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Discover Salzburg’s restaurants – at the Eat & Meet Festival

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Inge Waltls Frühlingskräutersalat – Salon Weitblick – eat & meet Kulinarikfestival © wildbild / Altstadt Salzburg

Old Salzburg’s restaurants are always worth a visit. It’s however a very special experience during the popular Eat & Meet Festival which will attract gourmets and fine cooking enthusiasts, also this March,  to the historic center of the city of Mozart. Some 80 events dedicated to culinary experiences in numerous restaurants, bars, cafés, and wine taverns whet people’s appetite for tasting and discovering.

Cinema night and market place tour: Salzburg’s restaurants’ offer

At the Eat & Meet Festival, the city’s culinary diversity is conveyed in a playful way: a cooking course reveals the secrets of traditional Chinese dietetics, the coffee shop offers breakfast combined with a movie program, and the inn next door organizes a market place tour with a subsequent stop. In a word: this variegated program is actually suited for all tastes – and, to top it all off, there is the snug atmosphere among many like-minded people!

Stroll across the restaurants – with the hotel “Der Salzburger Hof”

Located in the heart of the city, the hotel “Der Salzburger Hof” constitutes the perfect starting point for culinary excursions. Our staff will be pleased to recommend you their favorite taverns. Or you join an event at the Eat & Meet Festival – and round off the experience with a relaxing night in our stylish hotel. Just secure your desired date and make your reservation online

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Mozart Week: Salzburg celebrates the famous composer

Mowo-15_Sujet_AMThe Mozart Week ranks undoubtedly among the numerous particular musical highlights Salzburg is known to offer. On an annual basis, around 27th of January, the city celebrates its clearly most famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with a high-class program featuring exclusively the best orchestras, ensembles, and interpreters.

Highlights of Salzburg Mozart Week 2015: horse choreographer Bartabas

This year’s festival takes place from 22nd of January to 1st of February. The cantata “Davide penitente” selected as the key work for 2015 will be interpreted by no less a figure than Bartabas. As the inventor of equestrian theater, he will grant the audience a unique spectacle combining music and motion, horse and rider.

Experiencing the Mozart Week – with Hotel Der Salzburger Hof

Friends of classical music will get their money’s worth during the Mozart Week. No matter either you want to attend one single concert or participate in several highlights – the Hotel Der Salzburger Hof ensures the perfect starting point for experiencing the festival in its whole diversity. Beyond the central location, our hotel offers first-class comfort and the typical Austrian hospitality. Booking possibilities leave nothing to be desired, either: just send us a nonbinding request or make your booking online!

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Marvelous Christmas with Waldklang Anif

Only until 28th of December, the Waldklang team offers a very special opportunity to celebrate Christmas and Advent time: idyllic Waldbad Anif in the south of Salzburg becomes a magic place through spectacular light installations, splendid colors, and beautiful sounds. For sixth consecutive time, Waldklang Festival invites children and adult visitors to jointly experience Christmas time.

Artistic entertainment: Christmas at Salzburg Waldklang

Waldbad Anif provides the ideal place to reflect on Christmas far away from the confusion on the Christmas markets. Each day, another artist plays on the snug bathing pond – the program includes fairy tales, music performances, and light installations. This experience is rounded off with selected culinary delicacies and traditional handicraft stalls. Sundays and legal holidays have a special focus on children who can enjoy pony riding, blowing bubbles, and so on.

Experiencing Christmas and Waldklang – with the Hotel Der Salzburger Hof

Our hotel “Der Salzburger Hof” ensures the perfect starting point to enjoy the moody time before and around Christmas. Start a visit to the numerous Christmas markets and experience magic moments with Waldklang. After an eventful day, get relaxed in splendidly comfortable rooms – just select your desired date and make your online reservation right now!




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A must in the pre-Christmas period: the Christmas Fair in Salzburg

Salzburger Christkindlmarkt


The Christmas Fair ranks no doubt among the most famous events in Salzburg. Year after year, this splendidly decorated and festively illuminated market around the historic cathedral square attracts numerous visitors. Just like the Salzburg natives, they let themselves be enchanted with all their senses: a smell of Christmas pastries is in the air, traditional handicraft products find new owners, and a sociable glass of hot wine punch is a nice warming experience.

Salzburg: which one is your favorite Christmas Fair?

Beyond the world-renowned market on the cathedral square, the city of Mozart offers many other highlights during Advent season. A little stroll will enable you to discover your very personal favorite market: is it the magic Advent near the magnificently illuminated Hellbrunn Palace? Or rather the atmospheric Christmas Market in front of Mirabell Palace? During the pre-Christmas period, visitors find a plethora of small and large markets in and around Salzburg, venues giving actually everyone the right Christmas spirit.

Visiting the Christmas Fair – with Hotel “Der Salzburger Hof”

No matter if you pay a visit to the famous market or prefer discovering other magic Xmas events, the staff of Hotel “Der Salzburger Hof” will be pleased to reveal you the most beautiful places of Salzburg during the Advent period. Spend some unforgettable days and book your stay online, right now!

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Jazz & The City in October – the music festival in Old Salzburg



The Jazz & The City music festival has already been firmly established within “Salzburger Herbst”. Also this year, the old downtown becomes the stage for numerous big and small jazz concerts. Here it is all about presenting this exciting music genre in its whole diversity from   classical interpretations to thrilling new performances, Free Jazz or Swing – the popular music festival offers the suitable concert for all tastes.

Exciting concerts, outstanding venues: Jazz & The City music festival in Salzburg

The program is highly ambitious: more than 100 concerts will be given within five days only, from 22nd to 26th of October 2014, and captivate declared Jazz fans as well as absolute novices. Admission is free. Another strong point is the selection of 40, partly unusual, venues ranging from the magnificent marble hall at Mirabell Palace to the vaulted cellars at Kavernen 1595.

Der Salzburger Hof – perfect accommodation for a visit to the music festival

Thanks to its central location, Der Salzburger Hof provides the perfect starting point for attending Jazz & The City. After an evening rich with great music experiences, our guests can enjoy the exquisite comfort of our establishment, combined with the best service one would wish to have. Just select your desired date and make your reservation right now!


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A quite particular fun fair: Rupertikirtag 2014 in Salzburg

rupertikirtag_1057735At this fun fair around Salzburg Cathedral, actually everyone gets his money’s worth: kids and adults, families, the enamored ones, and natives – and, of course,  all the visitors of the beautiful city of Mozart. Attracting about 100,000 visitors, Rupertikirtag ranks among Austria’s most important public festivals – and those boasting an immemorial tradition: documents prove that people celebrated a church consecration festival in honor of Saint Rupertus as soon as in the 14th century.

Unforgettable highlights of Rupertikirtag in Salzburg

Despite its name, tradition-rich Rupertikirtag is not a one-day festival. From September 19 to 24, visitors can enjoy, this year, the great diversity of various exhibitors around Salzburg Cathedral: beyond swift fairground rides, sweet-smelling delicacies and the popular performances on the wooden stage attract many people. A giant wheel ride is a must, anyhow, and when the final fireworks tinge the sky over the city of Mozart with various colors, actually everyone is deeply impressed!

Hotel Der Salzburger Hof – perfect starting point for Rupertikirtag

After an unforgettable day at Rupertus Fun Fair, our hotel welcomes its guests with snug rooms and perfect service. Enjoy the conveniences of an exclusive, privately managed establishment – and secure your desired date right now, via online reservation.

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Vivid traditions – Harvest Festival in the Salzburg Region


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With the beginning of the harvest season, the region around Salzburg will start celebrating its Harvest Festival. And it’s quite more than just about traditional customs: during fall months, visitors can experience very close how actively people celebrate this beloved tradition. 75 towns around Salzburg offer a lot of activities ranging from alpine festivals to chalet evenings.

The Salzburg Region: culinary delights and unforgettable impressions at Harvest Festival

This year’s Harvest Festival is celebrated from 23rd of August to 26th of October. The absolute highlights, in particular for newcomers, include the tradition-rich cattle drive concluding the pasture season with a colorful, well decorated procession. But other events are worth a visit, too: farms open their gates for visitors from throughout the world and in the valley as well as up on the mountains, people celebrate in a cheerful mood – with culinary delicacies cultivated and processed in the region.

Unforgettable impressions at Harvest Festival – with your hotel Der Salzburger Hof

Salzburger Hof ensures the perfect starting point for discovering Salzburg’s surroundings during the harvest period. Our friendly staff will be pleased to reveal you their very personal event suggestions. Look forward to your vacation from the very beginning – and select your desired date right now –online!

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Salzburg Summer Cinema 2014 – cinema enjoyment under the open sky

Also this year, Salzburg Summer Cinema 2014 has a huge offer: different promoters offer open-air cinema ranging from blockbusters to insiders’ tips for Salzburg natives as well as visitors of the beautiful city of Mozart. A very special highlight is the homonymous summer cinema of the youth organization “akzente” presenting, on five evenings, popular movies under the open sky – for free and in a unique, relaxed atmosphere, at “Salzbeach”,  Volksgarten.

Highlights of Salzburg Summer Cinema 2014

This year’s “akzente” Summer Cinema’s program includes, among others, the unexpected hit movie “My Blue Valentine” with Kirsten Dunst and Ryan Gosling and charming “Paulette”. Kids will enjoy a matinee of the animated cartoon film “Zambezia”. Another venue for those liking to spend their cinema evening a bit out-of-town: at Trumer private brewery, Filmkulturzentrum presents selected movies from all over the world, likewise under the open sky and in a very particular ambiance.

Watching movies at Salzburg Summer Cinema 2014 – relaxing at Der Salzburger Hof

In our charming private hotel, utmost importance is attached to our guest’s comfort. Enjoy the summer in the city of Mozart with open-air cinema with everything that comes with that. Afterwards, you can look forward to comfortable rooms and first-class service with a lot of extras. Just select your desired date and make your online reservation right now!


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