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We had checked at the Tourist Information Centre earlier on which bus to take and we confirmed again when we boarded the bus (€2.40).
The bus ride took around 20 minutes and en-route we spotted a Steigl shop.
Hangar-7 was located beside Salzburg Airport and we could see the control tower from there.
Entry is free and both of us were awed when we entered the building.
One of the most interesting exhibit was on Red Bull Stratos, the highest skydive ever from almost 39km above earth’s surface. The skydiver who performed the jump, Felix Baumgartner, is coincidentally (or not?) a native of Salzburg.
Of course there were the F1 cars.
Beside the F1 cars, there are other vehicles/modes of transport on display.
There was a gift shop at a corner and many took the opportunity to stock up on some Red Bull memorabilia.
There were also two interesting pieces of artwork made from used car parts.
We ended the excursion with a visit to the toilet.
Leaving Hangar-7, we decided to trace back our route and visit the Steigl shop whom we saw earlier.
We followed the tram lines for around 15 minutes before reaching the shop.
Opposite it is the factory.
I would say the shop was pretty well-stocked and quite a few people were buying cartons of alcohol.
After getting some drinks for the evening, we decided to follow the signs to Steigl Brauwelt. The walk took longer than expected but we somehow managed to find it.
We debated whether we wanted to go on the tour (€9); the guided tour is in German only and it was already near to closing time. In the end we opted to spend our euros on Steigl souvenirs instead.
It started to drizzle as we made our way back to the town centre. It was cold and windy and we decided to seek refuge at a cafe where we ordered Salzburger nockerl (€14 inclusive of tips).
Like the one that we saw last night, ours was huge too.
Sadly it looked nicer than it tasted. It was too sweet for us and we weren’t able to finish it.
The wind had turned into a gale as we made our way back to our hotel.
We chilled for a while at the hotel lounge before heading to the train station.
En-route to the train station we grabbed ourselves some döner kebabs.
Do I like Salzburg? Probably I will enjoy it more with better weather. On hindsight we should have done the Steigl Brauwelt tour but it means that we have the excuse to visit Salzburg again.