We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 8445760
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 934.15*
and up
Private Tour: Eagle's Nest and World Famous Movie Locations from Salzburg
More Info
US$ 934.15*
and up
Private Tour: The Hills are Alive Ultimate Experience in Salzburg
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
This picturesque cemetery, much of which dates back to the 17th century, provides a secluded spot to escape the bustle of the rest of the city.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 8445760
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (836)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 836 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We didn't do a tour. Just meandered through this quiet, spiritual, old cemetery. It's really charming and there are historic cells dug into the cliffs on the side of the mountain. This gem sits below the funicular going up to the castle overlooking the city....More

Thank DonnaKarson
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a true example of the beauty and care of European cemeteries. It's very peaceful to walk around and view everything which is so well maintained and cared for. The cemetery is also right under the fortress which adds to the beauty of the...More

Thank TravelbugTeacher
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a really beautiful cemetery; lush with greens and it doesn't feel like you're intruding. It's well maintained and near all the tourist attractions so it's hard to miss. If you're in the area, it's definitely worth checking out as you walk through Salzburg.

Thank WayneTech
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taking two friends on a tour of places that we have enjoyed over the years. We first discovered the cemetery on Christmas Eve 1996. The tradition is to bring food to your loved ones grave. On this occasion we explored the onsite chapel...More

Thank plschilt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When walking towards the railway up to the fortress, hang a right and you will come to the very beautiful and very old cemetery. It is very well looked after and you can spend hours in here. I know it sounds strange looking at tombstones...More

Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only came in here because I accidentally took the right passage instead of the left when heading to the Festungbahn, but I'm glad I did. There is a variety of gravestones, often ornate metal ones, and they are often covered in plants and moss...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small beautiful cemetery located in the old town of Salzburg. The light in the late afternoon is just wonderful.

Thank Projectionist76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Behind St. Peter's Cathedral is an old cemetery, nicely decorated and well kept with trees and flowers. This is one of the oldest gothic building in Salzburg and worth to see.

Thank Yen M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Right next to the fortress, this cemetery is really very beautiful. For Sound of Music fans, this is where the von Trapp family were seen to be hiding from the Nazis in the film.

Thank Prodipto B
Reviewed 21 May 2017

If you go to the Fortress, when you get out of the funicular turn the corner and an entrance to the cemetery is right there. This is a beautiful old cemetery with unusual grave markers. There is also a crypt you can visit in the...More

Thank Kylie R
Nearby Restaurants
665 reviews
.25 km away
St. Peter Stiftskulinarium
1,343 reviews
.08 km away
Gasthof Goldgasse
283 reviews
.28 km away
Cafe Tomaselli
1,689 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Attractions
Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg)
7,491 reviews
.21 km away
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom)
2,873 reviews
.14 km away
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter)
737 reviews
.04 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Petersfriedhof staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines