Mirabell castle with garden | © Tourismus Salzburg
Mirabell Castle with statues | Salzburg | © Tourismus Salzburg
Winter panorama over the city | Salzburg | © Tourismus Salzburg GmbH | Salzburg
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Surroundings & Activities

Guests staying at the Austria Trend Hotel Europa Salzburg are granted a unique perspective on the city of Mozart’s birth. All of the sights are right on our doorstep, for you to discover at your own pace. You can either use the excellent public transport network to reach the city centre in a matter of minutes or set out on foot for a leisurely stroll.
Mozart's birth place at the city center | Salzburg | © Tourismus Salzburg

City of Salzburg

Salzburg has something to suit every taste, and the historic old town is still steeped in the charm of a bygone era. Mozart’s birthplace and Salzburg cathedral will cast a spell on you. Imagine what life must have been like for an 18th century aristocrat as you take a walk among the trees in the shaded grounds of Schloss Mirabell. There are breathtaking views of Salzburg to be enjoyed from the Mönchsberg and Kapuzinerberg hills.

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water features Hellbrunn | Salzburg | © Tourismus Salzburg

Surroundings

And if you want to leave the city behind, then Schloss Hellbrunn with its idyllic fountains is like balsam for the soul. This 400-year-old architectural gem has always been prized as a retreat – and its caves, fountains and water features never fail to impress visitors.

The idea that contemporary and historic elements can coexist in perfect harmony is something that Salzburg confirms at virtually every turn. Whether it’s a performance at one of the city’s major venues, an exhibition at one of the museums or a relaxing drink in a welcoming bar – guests staying at our hotel have the pick of the city’s top attractions.

Runner's Guide

Discover our surroundings with the Austria Trend Runner's Guide. Here you can download routes of varying difficulty directly to your smartphone or download them as a PDF file and use them for free.

Route A - for Beginners

3 km (approx. 20 min)
A short running route with lots to see: Ferdinand Porsche Street - Elisabethstraße - Saint-Julienstrasse - Lehner Bridge - Salzach - Müllner Church - Müllnersteg - Congress Center

 

Via the Ferdinand Porsche road to Elisabethstraße and on to Saint-Julien-Strasse - crossing the Lehner Bridge, along the Salzach at Franz-Josef-Kai, overlooking the old town / fortress of the late Gothic Müllner Church, past the Kurhaus and the Salzburg Congress Center Rainerstraße and Plainstraße back to the hotel via Elisabethstraße / Ferdinand Porsche Straße.

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Route B - Easy jogging

4.6 km (approx. 31 min)
Easy jogging along the Salzach: Ferdinand Porsche road - Josef Mayburger quay - Pioneer pier - Salzach - Lehner Park - Müllner church - Staatsbrücke

 

Via the Ferdinand Porsche road to the Stauffenstraße in the direction of Salzach to the Josef-Mayburger quay over the Pioniersteg in-town along the Salzach past the Lehner Park and the late gothic Müllner church on the Franz-Josef Kai towards the old town with a wonderful view of the Salzburg fortress. Crosses one of the three central bridges over the Salzach - the Staatsbrücke, which connects the town hall with the Platzl-Linzer Gasse. Back along the Salzach over the Elisabethkai to the Merternsstraße via the Elisabethstraße / Ferdinand Porsche Straße back to the hotel.

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Route C - Training with Sightseeing

6,7 km (approx. 46 min)
Running training on a varied route: Ferdinand Porsche Straße - pilgrimage basilica Maria Plain - Trakelsteg - Lehner Park - Müllner Church - Staatsbrücke - Town Hall

 

Via the Ferdinand Porsche road to the Stauffenstraße in the direction of Salzach to the Josef-Mayburger quay, along the Salzach (out of town) with a marvelous view of the pilgrimage basilica Maria Plain, over the Trakelsteg in the direction of the city along the Salzach past the Lehner Park as well as the late gothic Müllner Kirche am Franz- Josef Kai in the direction of the old town with a magnificent view of the Salzburg fortress. Crosses one of the three central bridges over the Salzach - the Staatsbrücke, which connects the town hall with the Platzl-Linzer Gasse. Back along the Salzach over the Elisabethkai to the Merternsstraße via the Elisabethstraße / Ferdinand Porsche Straße back to the hotel.

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Runner´s Guide

For an active start in your day we provide you with a detailed map of jogging paths with various degrees of difficulty.

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