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New Year's Eve Gala 4 Old Residence

Traditional New Year’s Eve Concert in the “Old Town”

09:30 pm: New Year’s Eve concert in the Lord Archbishop’s Residence in Salzburg (duration approx. 1.5 hours)

from 11:30 pm: Fortress funicular ascent to the Fortress Hohensalzburg

00:00 am (Midnight) Sparkling wine reception at the terrace of the Fortress Hohensalzburg to the New Year’s Eve fireworks

01:30 am last descent with the fortress funicular


Johann Strauss Orchestra Salzburg

Musical Program:
From Mozart to Strauss

Extract from the program:
W. A. MOZART: Ouverture from "Der Schauspieldirektor" (The Impresario)
Joh. STRAUSS: "An der schönen blauen Donau" (Blue Danube) - Waltz
Joh. STRAUSS: "Tritsch Tratsch" - Polka
E. STRAUSS: "Bahn frei" - Galopp

Program subject to changes!

Foto: Stefan Prommegger

Coronavirus Info

In accordance with the COVID-19 regulations we allow ourselves to refer to the following measures:

Fortress Cable Car:

  • FFP2 masks must be worn when using the fortress cable car.
  • Use of the funicular only when vaccinated** or recovered from COVID-19***.


  • Visit is only possible when vaccinated** or recovered from COVID-19***.

Please present the necessary confirmation as outlined below upon entering (without having to be asked to do so).

**Vaccinated persons: With the 2nd vaccination (except Johnson & Johnson-from 3.1.2022 on you would need a 2nd vaccination), your vaccination card or a document confirming the vaccination is valid for max. 9 months.

***Persons recovered from COVID-19: The document confirming your recovery is valid for max. 6 months.

Further Notice:
A sufficient number of disinfection stands are available in and around the fortress cable car and concert hall area.

In the price included

  • New Year's Eve concert in the Old Residence
  • Fortress funicular (ascent & descent)
  • Sparkling wine reception on the panorama terrace (1 glass of sparkling wine per person)