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Find all news concerning the Kolpinghaus in Salzburg, as well as the youth hostel and the hotel.

Salzburg for Students

Awesome Student Discounts – Get more for your Money! Although Salzburg is of a quite manageable size, the town offers young people many places and offers for leisure, perfect for a small budget or free altogether. Numerous restaurants and establishments offer student discounts, often independent of age and time. For students in Salzburg, the best […]

Shopping in the old town

Shopping in the old town

Salzburg‘s best shopping streets As a shopping town, Salzburg has a variety to offer which lets you find almost everything: from the long-established traditional businesses to the modern shopping mall to brand stores. From the liveable pedestrian zones in the city centre to Europark Shopping Centre, your Kolping Hostel team presents to you the most […]

Discover the city in the best way: in the bike saddle

Biking is fun

Escape traffic jams: biking in Salzburg Drivers are sadly aware of the problem: during the rush hours, the main traffic routes in the town of Salzburg are often clogged. The perfect alternative: just take the bike. An excellently developed bicycle path network, parking spaces everywhere, self-service stations and also a special Bike App for Salzburg […]

Free WIFI hot spots in Salzburg


Online in the City You want to update your Facebook status or send a WhatsApp message while strolling through Salzburg? Numerous free WIFI hot spots in the city centre make this absolutely possible. Get an overview over the places offering free Internet access in Salzburg. Salzburg surfs for free – That’s the city’s Slogan, when […]

A culinary tour de Salzburg

Vietnamese restaurant in Salzburg

All around the world please! Aside from Austrian home cooked food and Viennese cuisine as well as the awful lot of typical coffee houses, Salzburg offers a great variety of specialities and delicacies from all over the world. You lust for a dhaal? Tsatzsiki’s on your mind? You want to try zebra- or kangaroo meat […]

Free art in Salzburg


Art Galleries & free art scene in the city of Mozart Lots of entertainment for a low budget: Also in the worldly city of Salzburg, of which many people say it is somewhat snobbish –art is found for free! While walking through the old town you will encounter art and also galleries around almost every […]

Top 5 Brunch Locations in Salzburg

Brunch offer

Brunch & Breakfast with Friends Salzburg offers a wide variety when it comes to brunching: not only the Kolpinghaus is the place for a good breakfast, but also a lot of cafés and restaurants serve unbeatable brunches. Find the best ones for your chill-out-morning in Salzburg! Finally: sleeping long, enjoying holidays, finding time for the […]

News from the Construction Site 1


  Kolping House makes headlines Welcome to our blog series “News from the Construction Site”. Here you will get all the information on the construction of the unique “Green Hotel” in Salzburg-Itzling. Until the start of the construction this summer and throughout the building period we want to regularly keep you posted. After the planing […]

The Best Time in Salzburg? Happy Hour!

Nightlife Salzburg

When & where to find the best offers for non-students University cities are full of cheap offers and special deals for students. But as there is a also life after university, we created a happy-hour-guide for you. With it, you can make the most of your low budget and enjoy a good party time in […]

Shopping off the usual stores

Are you already done with Christmas shopping? Salzburg can still look proudly on a big variety of owner-run shops. Beside old stores that have been there for many years there are a good number of young and alternative shops popping up in Salzburg’s streets. Shops with character where personal assistance is emphasised and where you […]