The world’s leading cultural festival delights visitors every year with opera, concerts and plays. Numerous stars from the cultural scene make an appearance.
It was back in 1920. The First World War had left in its wake a country in ruins, a population near destitution and an abundance of suffering. Remarkably, it was on these dire foundations that something took root that has become an intrinsic part of Salzburg and has since in the 100 years of its history lost none of its appeal – the Salzburg Festival.