The Federal Province of Salzburg offers a well-equipped and extensive health care system and in terms of security and safety is one of the safest destinations in the world.
And even though you hardly notice it, the police and the emergency services are discretely providing an excellent service in the background.
Friendly coexistence is one of the chief principles in Salzburg. You can always count on the aid and assistance of the local police, your friend and helper. It doesn't matter whether you are in Zell am See, Mariapfarr in Lungau or Salzburg main railway station - the safety of the residents and the tourists is always treated with the highest priority.
The need for medical assistance during your holiday is unlikely to feature in your holiday plans, but something unfortunate may happen. However, there is always help at hand thanks to our modern hospitals equipped with the latest of medical technology and the extensive cover by the emergency services.
The numerous pharmacies are available to provide help for minor medical problems. The highly trained pharmacists will not only provide you with medication, but are ready to offer helpful tips and tricks with regard to your health at all times.
The Federal State of Salzburg has a comprehensive, well-developed network of post offices and banks. And in one of the many consulates your own countrymen are available for help and advice.
Emergency numbers and rescue services!
Emergency numbers and rescue services
- Fire brigade: 122
- Police: 133
- Rescue: 144
- Emergency doctors: 141
- Mountain rescue, alpine emergency call: 140
- ARBÖ - Breakdown service: 123
- ÖAMTC - Breakdown- and towing service: 120
- Telephone pastoral care: 142
- Advice by phone – ORF hotline for children and youths: 147