Flavors of Salzburg | Private Food Tour
Indulge in a delicious food-tasting tour of local Austrian fare and Salzburg-specific delicacies – like the Mozart Ball – on this mouth-watering, filling, and fascinating private food tour around Salzburg.
Situated along the Salzach River, the Austrian city of Salzburg is famous for being the birthplace of Mozart, the picturesque filming location for the Hollywood Classic The Sound of Music, and for its majestic Baroque and medieval architecture. Both the Old and New City are utterly charming and have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
This three-hour food tour shows you the city – all while tasting its hearty, traditional cuisine.
- Enjoy delicious Austrian food, wine and beer at local haunts with an expert guide
- Learn about the city of Salzburg’s history, and the history of its cuisine
- Visit the market and street food vendors, taste and learn about local culture
- Sit down in a traditional cozy pub and enjoy an Austrian beer and pretzel
- Enjoy traditional sweet treats including the Mozart Ball
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Your expert, English-speaking private guide will meet you in Mozart Square by the colossal bronze statue of the man himself – Salzburg’s musical hero. From here you will embark on a three hour walking and food tasting tour of the city. You’ll learn all about Salzburg’s history, culture, architecture, and famous personalities, all while tasting traditional Austrian food – from casual stand-up street food snacks to formal sit-down meals, with local wine and beer included too. (Or non-alcoholic drinks if you prefer).
Visit the lively outdoor market and enjoy a hearty, classic Austrian sausage and beer. Meet the local street food vendors and soak up the friendly atmosphere of this traditional Austrian food market.
Step inside a lovely, cozy traditional pub to enjoy a traditional beer and pretzel. Then explore the quaint and cobbled streets of Salzburg, that open up onto magnificent baroque squares as you head to your next stop for something sweet. At an independent traditional artisanal bakery shop you will get to try a pastry or sweet bread.
Another stroll through the Old City’s lanes will take us to a wonderful, warm, and welcoming restaurant where we will sit down to enjoy traditional dumplings or a dish called Stern Bräu – mouth-watering roasted pork with dumplings accompanied by a glass of beer or wine.
By this time you’ll be feeling pretty full with hearty Austrian fare, but there is time for one more stop at an historic venue run by the same family for several generations. Here you’ll finish the tour with a delicious sweet treat called Mozartkugel the Mozart Ball. This was invented in 1890 by master confectioner Paul Furst, and named after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Salzburg’s musical hero. It is a delicious round confection consisting of pistachio, marzipan, and nougat and covered with dark chocolate. A rich, elegant and tasty finish to a very satisfying three hours!
- This tour is not suitable for vegetarian or gluten free individuals
- The itinerary described above is only one potential itinerary and may be subject to minor changes
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