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Salzburg: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour with a Photographer

Salzburg: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour with a Photographer

After meeting your guide, the first part of the tour deals with general information about the town, an introduction into baroque architecture and a wonderful walk through the gardens of the Mirabell Palace. Afterwards the route heads towards the Kapuzinerberg mountain, from where you will have the best view of the medieval fortress Festung Hohensalzburg. The next part of the tour will pass the romantic alley of the Steingasse before crossing the bridge in order to enter the bustling Getreidegasse road, the place where the most famous son of the city was born, namely Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Small little alleyways will finally lead us to our final destination, the formal church district, with its pompous baroque architecture. During the whole tour, the guide will take pictures of your experience and provide at least 25 edited pictures via Dropbox link on the same day the tour takes place.

Salzburg: Private City and Surroundings Guided Bike Tour

Salzburg: Private City and Surroundings Guided Bike Tour

Start your journey of discovery at the bike rental location. Ride along the river to the Müllner Steg bridge - One of the most beautiful views of the old town. Immediately thereafter, ride to the Palace Mirabell and enjoy the view over the Mirabell garden to the Festung Hohensalzburg - a well-known motif, but always impressive. The bike tour continues to Salzburg Festspielhaus, Salzburg Dom,Domplatz and Residenzplatz. Passing the fortress from below follow the bike lane along the Salzach to Nonnberg Abbey. Stop to view the 8th century old female convent Nonnberg Abbey. Small side streets and cycle paths lead to the shady Hellbrunner Allee. Enjoy this shady 2.8km long path lined with old trees. Pass stately homes such as the impressive Schloss Freisaal and Schloss Fronburg and end at the magnificent Hellbrunn Palace. During a short stop in the Park of Hellbrunn Palace you can get some culinary refreshments, marvel at modern art in the park or simply enjoy the over 400-year-old complex with the beautiful Palace and colorful flowers. The journey continues to various residential districts with views of the Untersberg to the Leopoldskron Palace. Overlooking the Untersberg, riding along the famous Almkanal water system, the path leads to Schloss Leopoldskron. Located on a little lake you find great foto opportunities. Today known as a Schloss Hotel and film location of Sound of Music, this 200 year old estate has a long interesting history. Ride back into town and treat yourself to a last look to the Alps, the Untersberg mountain and Kapuzinerberg. The tour ends at the bike rental location. Congratulations! You have successfully completed the bike tour. Time to explore some more of Salzburg on foot.

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4.8
(6 reviews)

The bike ride was fantastic and the guide great but it felt like a rip off as we’d booked for 4 hours yet it seems the guide only had it booked in for 3 (she kindly did 3 and a half hours) and I hadn’t realised the cost of bikes weren’t included (it was in the detail of the booking but I’d missed it and I assumed a 4 hour bike ride would include bikes?)! In the end they didn’t charge for the bikes which was good. Impressed with the guide but not the get you guide service.

This is highly recommended. Edwin arrives on time and he is very academic and professional. He has a very good historic knowledge about the place and he will fill you with that. Edwin will point out the best spots as recommendation for your next activity and for the photograph of course! Pictures are really great. Edwin also translating everything in English so I can understand which I am grateful for. This photowalk really exceeded my expectation. Thanks Edwin!

A+++ tour guide. What a great experience! Edwin took the time at the beginning to understand what we were most interested in seeing/learning. We learned and saw so much that it was hard to believe that we only spent 2 hours together. Besides really enjoying our time with Edwin, he gave us the best suggestions on how to spend the rest of day. We only had one day to enjoy Salzburg and we are so very happy with how we spent our time there.

It was a great tour of Salzburg with great photo stops. Edwin has an incredible amount to tell about Salzburg and the surrounding area and also conveys it very well, I was never bored. The photos turned out excellent!

Edwin was great to work with! Showed us around Salzburg and provided us an amazing tour!