Next Time You're in ... Salzburg

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Ulrich Grill / The Flying Bulls

Don't miss your flight Hangar-7 has plenty to keep you distracted

Eine Eierlegende Wollmilchsau — an egg-laying, wool-yielding and milk-giving sow — is a wonderfully idiomatic German expression for a person or thing that fulfills your every need. Austrians might borrow the phrase to describe Hangar-7 at Salzburg Airport. It's a museum, dining destination, art gallery and concert venue in one.

Owned by Red Bull mogul Dietrich Mateschitz, Hangar-7 is appropriately fast and sporty. The glass-and-steel structure shelters Mateschitz's collection of boys' toys: aircraft, motorcycles and, of course, race cars (the Red Bull team numbers reigning Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel among its members). Walkways sweep through the light-filled space, offering vantage points for taking in the changing exhibitions of contemporary art (currently showing are works from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) and the concerts that Hangar-7 often stages (these have included shows by soulful Danish songstress Aura Dione and Belgian artist Milow).

Visitors in need of refueling can choose from a café-lounge, sunny outdoor terrace, the Ikarus fine-dining restaurant (helmed by chef Roland Trettl) and two bars. One of the latter, the Threesixty Bar, hangs suspended from the main roof and features a glass floor: not the sort of place you want to get too tipsy in. Another point to note: Hangar-7 is a 15-minute walk from the main terminal, so if you're going to drop in during a stopover (instead of making a special trip from town, as the locals do), keep a close eye on the time.