About Salzburg

Oh you are from Salzburg!
It is always amazing how many people know Austria and Salzburg in particular.
Some know the stories of their emigrated grandparents, others have planned their honeymoon in Austria and many would like to follow in the footsteps of “The Sound of Music”.

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The city of Salzburg is located on the northern edge of the Alps in the middle of the Salzburg Basin. Surrounded by the city’s mountains, the Hohensalzburg Fortress rises in the middle of the historic and impressive old town. It is one of the largest medieval castle complexes in Europe and a symbol of the city. From the 17th century onwards, Archbishop Wolf Dietrich and his successors generously built the city as a royal seat. At this time, Hellbrunn Palace was built in the south of the city with extensive palace gardens, impressive fountains and long avenues.
For locals the famous sights are part of everyday life. However, only a few know the legends, myths and stories about saints and the complex world of gods around Salzburg.
The historic center of the city has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1996.

The most famous Salzburg composer is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, born here in 1756. That is why the city is nicknamed “Mozart City” and the airport “Salzburg WA Mozart Airport”, as well as graduates and professors of the Mozarteum University Salzburg (such as Herbert von Karajan, Thomas Bernhard, Udo Jürgens and Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Carl Orff) internationally known.
In addition, the city is of international importance thanks to the Salzburg Festival (Salzburger Festspiele).

The Sound of Music

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Gifts from the heart for Austrian emigrants

You have friends, acquaintances or relatives who have emigrated from Austria to your country and would like to give them a personal and heartfelt gift? Give a piece of the emigrants’ homeland by sending a postcard handwritten in Austria from Salzburg. Salzburg is the birthplace and home of Mozart and the filming location of the world-renowned movie The Sound of Music. With a handwritten postcard you give not only a piece of home, but also already forgotten beautiful memories.

The joy of receiving a handwritten postcard is indescribable. That moment when you see the handwriting on the envelope and your heart starts beating faster, because it’s someone who cares about you. The feeling that somebody took some time to think about what they want to say and actually put pen to paper instead of typing out a message, just for you! The anticipation while opening the card and reading it from top to bottom with your eyes getting wider as each line gets read. And then finally coming across the signature at the end – that little piece that makes everything feel complete again.