Salzburg has a proud past dating back to the Roman Empire.

The old-fashioned and yet modern city is located on the site of Roman Juvavum; the contemporary Salzburg, dominated by the baroque majesty of the historic city, was founded in the 17th and 18th centuries.

The implement of the Salzburg Festival in the early years of last century brought new creative energy to the city. With this world famous event, a long tradition of stimulating the cultural life of Salzburg continues. Here Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in 1756, and many other well-known artists have spent years in the city that still attracts numerous visitors from all over the world for its charm, culture and tradition.