Articles Tagged ‘Salzburg’

Summer Night in Salzburg

Summer Night in Salzburg May 20, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Photo by Lorraine Seal We’ve had perfect summer weather in Salzburg the past few days. The sky has been clear and warm, a perfect foil for the bright green trees as they lie against it. The domes and onion-topped steeples of the Altstadt are bright against its blue. Sun glints off the blue-green Salzach,...

May Day in Salzburg

May Day in Salzburg May 17, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
In Austria, May Day is a national holiday marking Labour Day. In traditional Salzburg, though, it’s frequently celebrated the old-fashioned way, with a Maibaumaufstellen, the Austrian version of the May tree. Literally meaning ‘setting up the May tree,’ the Maibaumaufstellen is a festival of food...