salzburg vs innsbruck

Which city is worth visiting – Salzburg or Innsbruck?" 

– Traveller

Salzburg is for the cultured traveller, while Innsbruck appeals to the more adventurous traveller.

type of traveller

Old Town

Both Innsbruck and Salzburg offer beautiful Old Towns full of great restaurants and shops.


Compiled a list of common interests that travellers look for in a destination. Which city comes out on top.


time of year

For summer travel, go to Salzburg. For winter travel go to Innsbruck.

top attractions

Salzburg offers Hohensalzburg Fortress, Mirabell Palace and Mozart's birthplace. Innsbruck offers Nordkette Cable Car.

Day Trips

Salzburg offers Eagle’s Nest, Salt Mines and Werfen Ice Caves. Innsbruck offers Hall in Tirol and Nordkette Mountain Range.

budget friendly


2. for couples


3. for food


for scenery