Learn some of Salzburg's darker secrets during a 1.5-hour city tour. Hear legends, facts, and centuries-old tales of horror in Salzburg along the way.
What to Expect
On this spooky and sinister tour of Salzburg, you will learn about the jobs of executioners and torturers and get to know the city’s medieval and modern methods of torture.
The main focus of this guided tour will be the Salzburg witch trials and the Zauberer Jackl trials, as well as the role of the Catholic Church at the time. Dip into the history of superstition, legends, and sayings – and visit original sites such as the pillories, the torture chambers, and the place of execution.
With its mix of dark and humorous tales, this tour is appropriate for children ages 10 and up. It lasts about 1.5 hours.
Festungsgasse, in front of the Talstation of the Festungsbahn, 5020 Salzburg
Know Before You Go
For additional groups or larger events, additional guides can be provided!
You may request that the tour be given in English, Spanish, or German!