From Austria with love – Day 5: Bad Reichenhall in Germany and second day in Salzburg

The fifth day can be called a day of pleasure! You'll be visiting Bad Reichenhall is a wonderful little town in the south of Germany and then continue to explore all the charms of Salzburg's culture and entertainment.
From Austria with love

Trip duration: 7 days

Viktoria Afanaseva

Bäckerei Cafe Rößlhuber

Bakeries, Cafés

Another good cafe for a hearty breakfast with a wide selection of dishes and coffees. There are vegetarian dishes, salads, pastas, burgers, etc. The cafe is open from 6:30 a.m. (rare in the city) to 6 p.m.

Kurpark Bad Reichenhall


As Salzburg is a border town, it should be noted that it is close to the border with Germany and one of the best resorts in the world - Bad Reichenhal. The city is primarily a climatic and ecological resort. In the vicinity of Bad Reichenhall there are unique springs with mineral water, as well as numerous thermal complexes. In addition, given that the city is located in the foothills of the Alps, the air here is not only clean, but also has beneficial properties, and the mild climate only contributes to a general atmosphere of relaxation and relaxation. Not far from the resort there is the Berchstenhaiden National Park, the pearl of which is Lake Koenigse or the Royal Lake. One of the peculiarities of the lake is that due to the underground sources that feed it, the water in it remains cold and crystal clear all year round. However, there is also a dark side to this place, because in the 30-40s of the last century one of the branches of the Dachau concentration camp was located in the vicinity of the lake.

Rupertus Therme

Hot Springs

After the beautiful landscapes of the lake, it is worth visiting the Rupertus Therme Spa Complex. This is one of the popular resorts of the town, where there are saunas with original design, swimming pools with warm and icy water containing local medicinal salt, Jacuzzi of different sizes, salt caves. Panoramic windows are a great place to admire the mountains and relax :) Every hour in the complex the ceremony is held in a large sauna - the contrast of hot waters with ice waters.



The Kapuzinerberg hill is 640 metres above sea level on the banks of the Salzach River. In addition to the Capuchin Monastery, which is located on this mountain, you can see a semi-destroyed wall that leads to the fortress with the Francis Schloss Bridge. Capucinerberg can be reached by stairs and serpentine. The mountain offers beautiful views of the historic part of Salzburg and the river.

Festung Hohensalzburg


The heart of ancient Salzburg, the majestic castle of Hohensalzburg, gracefully towering over the city. The castle's history goes back more than 900 years, but even during this period the castle's appearance has not changed much and has been perfectly preserved. Various exhibitions of concerts are regularly held here. The castle can be reached by cable car. In the museum of the fortress there are excursions telling about the daily life of the residents and about the milestones in the history of the castle. There's a wide collection of historical weapons, antique guns.


Austrian Restaurants

Another cozy place of Austrian cuisine. National dishes, favourite with visitors: 1) Grostle. Cooked from potatoes fried on butter with beef, smoked pork brisket, tomatoes, herbs and spices. Grostle is often served with frosting. 2) Vienna pork schnitzel; 3) Fruit vodka from a mixture of different fruits and chimberhayste - raspberry vodka; 4) Almdoodler - Austrian spicy herbs lemonade. The restaurant works from 11 to 22.



Surrounded by elegant medieval buildings, the square is a monument to Mozart. In front of the monument on the bridge slab, on which it is written that Salzburg is included in the list of the World Cultural Heritage of mankind. The bronze monument to Mozart was made by the Munich sculptor Ludwig von Schwantaler. In 1842, it was inaugurated in the presence of two sons of Mozart. Be sure to also visit the Mozart House here! The square is full of people who want to see one of the main attractions of the city all year round, and then enjoy hot punch to the bells of the neighboring Archbishop's palace. The unique atmosphere of this place is especially felt on Christmas Eve, when the square is decorated for the most important Christian holiday.

Casino Salzburg


If you're tired of the cultural program and want to have some fun, the city has a great casino. The Salzburg Casino is located in an old historical building. On Christmas Eve, the outside lights turn on very nicely. All the gambling here is for all tastes. Good choice of alcohol. The casino's open until 3:00 a.m.


Austrian Restaurants, Cafés

Schnitzel, steaks, pumpkin soup, duck liver pâté and, of course, Austrian beer - that's what tourists choose when they come to this wonderful restaurant. Book a table, maybe a lot of people - locals also like to come here for dinner. The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to midnight.