Salzburg Festival

The Salzburg Festival was held for the first time in 1920. Since then, the festival has evolved into an internationally renowned cultural highlight. Year after year, the Salzburg Festival enchants more than 250,000 guests. International artists, superb productions and impressive venues guarantee the finest music and a winning combination of the traditional and modern.

The Grosses Festspielhaus (Large Festival Hall) is just a 5 minute walk away

Salzburg Cottage is just a 5minute walk, or 2 bus stops, from the main Salzburg Festival venue – the Grosses Festspielhaus (Large Festival Hall). The other venues are also nearby and can be reached on foot, by bus or by taxi.

The Salzburg Festival

Who doesn’t know “Everyman” (Jedermann)? The play has become a hallmark of the Salzburg Festival and is performed every year. If the weather is good, the performance is held on the magnificent Domplatz (Cathedral Square). Numerous other operas and concerts are also performed during the festival and offer visitors a truly special cultural experience. The Salzburg Festival has an outstanding reputation thanks to top notch casting and the resulting cultural excellence.

Famous visitors to the Salzburg Festival

Every year, the Salzburg Festival attracts well-known celebrities from around the world. At the festival opening there is a never-ending blizzard of camera flashes in front of the Grosses Festspielhaus (Large Festival Hall). However, famous faces can often be spotted amongst the crowd during the entire festival season in July and August.

Salzburg Festival venues and programme

Would you like to know more about the Salzburg Festival venues and programme? You can find all of the latest information on the Salzburg Festival website.

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