Salzburg is the fourth largest city in Austria and the birthplace of Mozart. The old town area was named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997. And lest we forget, the setting for parts of The Sound of Music.
This is in fact a wonderful city and probably my favorite city visited in Austria. Endless opportunities for wandering and photography abound. It seems certain famous travel writers agree with me – I coincidentally stopped at a traffic light to find Rick Steves standing next to me busily jotting notes and snapping photos for his forthcoming guidebook. A bit surreal.