Salzburg Festival (Salzburger Festspiele)

Salzburg's annual music and drama festival - a perfect way to spend a summer's day in Europe.

The Salzburg Festival is a very popular festival of music and drama held every summer - usually for 5 weeks beginning towards the end of July.


First founded in 1877 it was cancelled during the war years and then revived in 1920 with a performance on the steps of Cathedral Square of Hofmannsthal's Jedermann - a performance that since became tradition at the festival and is now performed every year.


For fans of music and drama being in Salzburg during the festival will not dissappoint.

Location map

Map showing the location of Salzburg Festival (Salzburger Festspiele)


Visitor information table

CitySalzburg
CountryAustria
AddressLocations throughout Salzburg
Telephoneno number listed
Dates July to August
Websitehttp://www.salzburgerfestspiele.at/

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