Panorama over the city | Salzburg | © Tourismus Salzburg Panorama over the city | Salzburg | © Tourismus Salzburg
Mirabell Castle with statues | Salzburg | © Tourismus Salzburg
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Surroundings & Activities

The old town and airport are both easily accessible, and with the Messezentrum exhibition centre also close by, Hotel Salzburg Messe is in the perfect location for visitors to the city. Our hotel is a very convenient base from which to explore the wealth of cultural and leisure attractions that Salzburg and the surrounding area have to offer.
Mirabell castle with garden | © Tourismus Salzburg


Public transport is a quick and comfortable way to get to the historic old town, where the splendid buildings tell of the city’s eventful history. Take a stroll through the UNESCO world heritage site, starting at Salzburg cathedral, on to Schloss Mirabell and finishing up at Mozart’s birthplace in Getreidegasse. The climb up to Hohensalzburg Castle is well worth the effort for the magnificent views of the city below. For an authentic and refreshing insight into the city of Mozart, head for Schrannenmarkt, where regional produce and delicacies go on sale once-a-week.

Visitors looking for a more physically active break can take advantage of the many cycling and jogging routes. The Austrian Trend Runners Guide contains a range of options categorised by difficulty level. The surrounding area also has an abundance of attractive sporting options in both summer and winter. Whether it’s golf, hiking or skiing, there’s something for everyone.

So whichever side of Salzburg you want to discover, the Austria Trend Hotel Salzburg Messe is the ideal point of departure for exploring the multifaceted city of Mozart’s birth.

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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

2,4 km (approx. 16 min)
A short run along the Forellenweg.

Follow the Forellenweg, via Herrenau-Rott back to the Forellenweg.

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Route B - Easy jogging

4.8 km (approx. 33 min)
Nature lovers walk to the pond: Forellenweg – Lake – Brachsenweg – Fischergasse

Along Forellenweg to Herrenau-Rott, cross country over the Glanbach to Schmiedlingerstraße. Straight past the lake, to Brachsenweg, over  Fischergasse to Anglerweg, back to Fischergasse, to the main road Münchner Bundesstraße, then back to the hotel.

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Route C - Training for nature lovers

7 km (approx. 48 min)
Longer route around the Salzach Lakes: Forellenweg – Herrenau-Rott – Salzach – Salzach Lakes – Schmiedlingerstraße – Fischergasse

Along Forellenweg, to Herrenau-Rott, cross country over the Glanbach to the Schmiedlingerstraße on to the Salzach. To Theodostraße, past the forest (parallel to the Salzach), around the Salzach Lakes, back to Schmiedlingerstraße and to Fischergasse. Along to the main road, continue 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.

Free download