If you have a love for music and the arts July – September is the perfect time to plan a trip to Austria. This prominent festival of music and drama was started in 1920 in the town of Salzburg, birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This years festival is July 20 – September 2 2012.
This years operas includes: Wolfgang A. Mozart • Die Zauberflöte, Peter von Winter • Das Labyrinth, The Second Part of The Magic Flute, Richard Strauss • Ariadne auf Naxos, Bernd Alois Zimmermann • Die Soldaten, Giacomo Puccini • La bohème, Georges Bizet • Carmen, George Frideric Handel • Giulio Cesare in Egitto, George Frideric Handel • Tamerlano, Wolfgang A. Mozart • Il re pastore, Wolfgang A. Mozart • Zauberflöte for Children.
Places to stay in Salzburg: