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    Seize the Moment in Salzburg This Year

    by  • May 18, 2018 • Culture Breaks, Music, Salzburg


    There’s an extensive programme of cultural events taking place in Salzburg all year Salzburg is a beautiful city, famous for so many things including the Mirabell Palace and Gardens, the Hohensalzburg Fortress, the Hellbrunn Palace with its trick fountains and the Getreidegasse.  Salzburg is also well known for being the birthplace of the composer...

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    Marathon Aspirations

    by  • December 27, 2015 • Amsterdam, Antwerp, Athens, Barcelona, Belfast, Belgrade, Bergen, Berlin, Bordeaux, Bratislava, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cannes, City Breaks, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dresden, Dublin, Edinburgh, Florence, Frankfurt, Funchal, Geneva, Girona, Hamburg, Helsinki, Istanbul, Kiev, Krakow, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madeira, Madrid, Malaga, Malta, Marseille, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Naples, New York, Nice, Oslo, Palermo, Palma, Paris, Porto, Prague, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Rotterdam, Salzburg, San Sebastian, Seville, Sport, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Tallinn, Tromso, Turin, Valencia, Venice, Verona, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw, Wroclaw, Zagreb, Zurich

    Start 2016 with a spring in your step and a place in one of Europe’s city marathons. If your festive indulgences have left you approaching 2016 full of well-intentioned resolutions to get in shape, then it’s more than likely that you’re not alone! No matter how dedicated you start the New Year, it’s often...

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    Festival Fever Hits Salzburg

    by  • July 15, 2015 • Architecture, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Festivals, Film, Music, Salzburg

    From its Summer Festival to the 50th Anniversary of The Sound of Music, Salzburg’s Musical Heritage Comes to the Fore. This weekend sees the start of the annual Salzburg Festival, a six-week-long extravaganza of opera, drama and concerts for festival-goers of every age. Highlights of the festival include several performances of William Shakespeare’s The...

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    Help! The Beatles in Salzburg

    by  • January 29, 2015 • City Breaks, Exhibitions, Music, Salzburg

    City of Mozart and the Sound of Music, Salzburg Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles Coming to Town. Salzburg isn’t perhaps the first city you’d associate with The Beatles. Liverpool, most definitely. Hamburg, perhaps. And yet Austria’s fourth city (surprisingly it comes below Graz and Linz in terms of demographic size) is set...

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    Motivation for a Marathon

    by  • January 6, 2014 • Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Belfast, Berlin, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, City Breaks, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Florence, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Helsinki, Istanbul, Krakow, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madrid, Malta, Milan, Moscow, Naples, Nice, Oslo, Palma, Paris, Porto, Prague, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Salzburg, Seville, Sport, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Tallinn, Venice, Verona, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw

    If your Christmas indulgences have left you entering 2014 full of well-intentioned resolutions to get fit, then you’re not alone! No matter how dedicated you start your year, it’s often difficult to keep the training motivation levels high when the cold and dreary January weather offers little of an incentive to get outside and...

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    Scenic Sights and Symphonic Sounds in Salzburg

    by  • September 26, 2013 • Architecture, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Food & Drink, Music, Salzburg

    Nestled high amidst the snow-capped Austrian Alps and dissected by the River Salzach which runs through its centre, Salzburg is a charming and captivating city offering stunning panoramas, beautiful Baroque architecture, a rich musical heritage and a wealth of sightseeing attractions to tempt any visitor. An independent city-state ruled by prince-archbishops until 1816, Salzburg...

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    Europe’s Glorious Gardens

    by  • July 24, 2013 • City Breaks, Granada, Nature, Paris, Salzburg • 0 Comments

    Some of the most famous gardens in the world are located in major European cities.  Here I’ll take a look at three of the most impressive gardens:- The Palace of Versailles needs little introduction to most people.  Located on the outskirts of Paris, the garden of Versailles has been described as “the most famous...

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