5020 Salzburg, Austria
NileGuide Expert tip:
The Gersberg Alm is not only a romantic favourite, it has an especially fine selection of local schnapps.
Located at the foot of Gaisberg, one of Salzburg's landmark mountains at the northeast edge of the city, the Gersberg Alm hotel and restaurant is a popular getaway close to the city. Reflecting its tranquil surroundings, the restaurant offers Austrian regional favourites such as Tafelspitz, roasts and fish served with an international twist. In the summer, you can relax in the gracious garden, lingering over a glass a wine or enjoying Kaffee and Kuchen. Or savour the traditional elegance of the well-appointed dining room. You'll find the service is gracious and discreet, as suits a romantic retreat long held in high regard by Salzburgers – back to Mozart's time. A good selection of wine is available, as well as interesting choices of regional spirits and schnapps. Its Austrian pastries are excellent.