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Kapuzinerberg 6, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 8735630
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Quite a climb!

This was quite a climb but exhilarating when you make it to the top! The views are spectacular and... read more

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What a climb

It was quite a climb but the views are worth it. We went up through the forest and came down using... read more

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“steep climb” (8 reviews)
“paved road” (2 reviews)
Kapuzinerberg 6, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 8735630
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was quite a climb but exhilarating when you make it to the top! The views are spectacular and well worth the climb. Just wear appropriate footwear!

Thank BonnieNimmo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was quite a climb but the views are worth it. We went up through the forest and came down using the road. The forest was lovely in May.

Thank kihaan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice views, but you need to find the stairways leading up to it first. Great for picnicks and dates.

Thank De H
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Follow the signs to franziskischossl around the front of kapurzinerberg (not the concrete path - you can walk down this on the way back). The hike take about 1.5 hours up. Lots of steps. Moderate rating - lots of opportunity for magnificent views over the...More

1  Thank jes1662006
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful walk around Salzburg city providing you with panoramic views of all sides of the city. There are different paths and routes that can be taken, during our 3 night stay we used this route many times, very enjoyable, great place for walking dogs too....More

Thank taraferguson123
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I took my school trip on this short hike on the day we arrived. Yes, we had jet lag but why not take in some beautiful views of the city?

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

the road up to the castle was steep but managable , there were plenty of places to stop and enjoy the view , the city scape was excellent , must do walk

Thank Maxi2005
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The burg is a great walk to stretch your legs if you need to get out of the city. It's steep, but the views over the city and the austrian alps are stunning, and best of all, there's a restaurant at the top!

1  Thank Phil B
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I started my walk from Kapuzineberg with Nomadi app and had a nice guided walk down to St. Andrä church.

Thank Merja T
Reviewed 21 February 2017

You have a choice of a few routes that you could choose among based on how strenuous you want the hike to be. You'll get great views of the city from the top. They do have a place where you can get some refreshments once...More

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Am planning to be in Salzburg soon and wanted to know more about the climb? How long does it normally take? And is there any place to rest if I feel tired? Not really fit and have some back pain. Thx for ur help in advance 😊
16 May 2015|
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Response from Shaymooz |
Thx a lot AI L Can u please advise how to reach there?