Salzburg, Austria
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Climate & Best time to visit Salzburg

Climate in Salzburg:

Best time to visit Salzburg:

Summer (June to August):

  • Summer is a popular time for tourists. The weather is warm, with temperatures ranging from approximately 64°F to 77°F (18°C to 25°C) in lowland areas.
  • Ideal for outdoor activities like hiking, cycling, and exploring historic sites.

Autumn (September to October):

  • Autumn showcases stunning landscapes with temperatures around 46°F to 64°F (8°C to 18°C).
  • Good for experiencing the fall colors, visiting vineyards, and exploring charming villages.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winter in Austria is ideal for winter sports enthusiasts. Temperatures can drop significantly, especially in the alpine regions.
  • Perfect for skiing, snowboarding, and enjoying traditional holiday markets.

Spring (April to May):

  • Spring offers milder weather, with temperatures around 46°F to 64°F (8°C to 18°C).
  • Perfect for witnessing blooming flowers, exploring gardens, and enjoying cultural events.

Money & Prices

Currency in Austria:

Euro (EUR)

How expensive is a trip to Salzburg?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
14.83 USD
Fast food meal:
10.61 USD
Mid-range meal:
31.26 USD
Bottle of water:
0.52 USD
Soft drink:
3.58 USD
3.98 USD
Local Beer:
4.58 USD
Public transport - one way ticket:
2.80 USD
Taxi - 1km:
2.79 USD
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

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General information

Austria general information:

Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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