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Salzburg: Original Sound of Music Tour

Salzburg: Original Sound of Music Tour

On this half-day tour you'll relive scenes from one of the most popular movies of all time. Visit the locations used during the filming of The Sound of Music in Salzburg and its surrounding countryside. During the tour, you’ll also hear songs from the original soundtrack. Let your guide show you the architectural and historical landmarks of the city and the picturesque Lake District. See Leopoldskron Palace, a place whose exterior was used as the Trapp family home and where the children were seen boating on the lake and jumping into the water. Maria was a novice at Nonnberg Abbey, the oldest convent in German-speaking Europe, and your next stop. The St. Gilgen and Lake Wolfgang scenes shown at the beginning of the movie were actually filmed at Lake Fuschl, on the way to St. Gilgen, which you'll also see today. The wedding scene was filmed at Mondsee Cathedral, a buttery yellow-and-white edifice where you'll stop on the tour. Maria, led by Liesl, walked down the aisle to meet the baron in front of the stairs of the main altar. After dropping you off in Salzburg at the end of the tour you can visit Mirabell Gardens, located just opposite the tour terminal. Maria and the children were seen dancing through the Gardens singing Do-Re-Mi..

Salzburg: Amphibious Audio Guided Tour on Land and Water

Salzburg: Amphibious Audio Guided Tour on Land and Water

Experience an unforgettable city trip as you board a one-of-a-kind Amphibian vehicle specially built for Salzburg. Explore the enchanting area around Mirabell Palace, one of the most popular and beautiful wedding venues. See Mozart’s residence, Leopoldskron Palace with its stunning lake, world-famous due to the scenes filmed for The Sound of Music. Pass through old districts such as Mülln, and many other interesting areas. Splashdown into the Salzach river that flows through the center of Salzburg and experiences the sights from the water. This is no ordinary tour, but a magical sightseeing experience. Enjoy live commentary as well as an additional 8 languages on your audio guide which provide insightful commentary on truly fascinating surroundings.

Salzburg: Hop-on Hop-off City Tour

Salzburg: Hop-on Hop-off City Tour

See all the important sights of Salzburg on a flexible 24-hour, 48-hour or 72-hour hop-on and hop-off bus tour. Travel in luxurious, air-conditioned coaches and enjoy an informative audio commentary in up to 13 languages, with a complimentary headset for each seat. With your ticket, the following lines are available to you: Yellow Line: Get to know the city in an hour by taking a non-stop tour, or hop off at any of 10 stops to discover Salzburg's attractions. The tour loop starts at Mirabellplatz 2, next to Mirabell Gardens and University Mozarteum, and you can stop off at any of the following designated stops: • Mirabellplatz/Mozarteum • Hanusch-Platz • Herbert-von-Karajan-Platz • Schloss Leopoldskron • Hellbrunn Palace • Kleingmain/Gwandhaus • Nonntal • Mozartsteg/Imbergstraße • Mirabellplatz/St. Andrä • Salzburg Main Station • Mirabellplatz/Mozarteum Blue Line: Discover much more than Salzburg with our blue hop-on and hop-off line and cross the border to Germany to Berchtesgaden together with us. Starting point is at Mirabellplatz 2 as well and you can use the following designated stops: • Salzburg Mirabell Square • Salzburg Hellbrunn Palace • St. Leonhard Untersberg Railway • Hallein Old Town/Celtic Museum • Hallein/Pernerinsel • Salzburg Salt Worlds & Celtic.Experience.Mountain • Bad Dürrnberg Zinkenlifte • Documentation Obersalzberg: Kehlsteinhaus (The Dokumentation Obersalzberg is closed due to construction work until fall 2023.) The bus from the stop Obersalzberg to the Eagle’s Nest has to be booked separetely. • Berchtesgaden Market • Königssee/ King's Lake • Berchtesgaden Salt Mine • Leonhard Untersberg Railway • Salzburg Hellbrunn Palace • Salzburg Mirabell Square

Salzburg: Hallstatt and Sound of Music Tour

Salzburg: Hallstatt and Sound of Music Tour

Climb aboard a bus in Salzburg and make your way to Hallstatt. Admire the breathtaking Salzkammergut passing through picturesque towns such as Fuschl, St. Gilgen, Strobl, and Bad Goisern. Arrive in Hallstatt, considered one of the most beautiful lakeside villages in the world. Enjoy free time to explore the town. Choose to walk along Lake Hallstatt, visit the museums and the famous Bone House with over 600 skulls and bones, or take a funicular to the skywalk platform. On your way back, take a different route for more striking scenery, passing by Gosau and Abentau before arriving in Salzburg. Join the original Sound of Music tour and relive your favorite scenes from the classic musical, following the traces of Julie Andrews. Discover filming locations around the city while your guide provides historical background on Salzburg’s top attractions and architectural jewels. Take advantage of photo stops at Schloss Leopoldskron, known for the famous boat scene, and at the authentic Sixteen Going on Seventeen gazebo. Head out to the beautiful Salzkammergut once again, this time via St. Gilgen to Mondsee, on a scenic route along Lake Mondsee. Spend some time in the picturesque town visiting the famous Basilica St. Michael, where the wedding of Maria and Baron von Trapp was filmed. Explore during your free time and make sure not to miss out on the iconic apple strudel before returning to Salzburg.

Original Sound of Music Tour with Schnitzel + Noodles

Original Sound of Music Tour with Schnitzel + Noodles

Discover on the Original Sound of Music Tour the famous filming locations in Salzburg where the mountains are still filled with music. Follow the footsteps of Maria while touring the breathtaking landscape of the Salzkammergut, during a 4-hour live guided tour, and learn more about the background stories of the film making. See the famous Gazebo where Rolf and Liesl sang " 16 going on 17 ", enjoy a photo stop at Schloss Leopoldskron, then continue to Lake Wolfgang and the Mondsee Wedding Chapel, where Maria walked along the aisle to meet the baron at the altar. You can treat yourself to a 3 course Sound of Music Menu after the tour at the renowned traditional Restaurant Herzl serving authentic Austrian cuisine and local specialties. Enjoy your Schnitzel and Noodles where numerous musicians and artists including Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer,  Leonard Bernstein and Herbert von Karjan were regular guests during their stay in Salzburg. My favorite … Sound of Music Schnitzel is a small turkey cutlet dipped in flour and beaten egg; salt & pepper added; fried in hot oil and served with noodles and cheese sauce – parmesan or gorgonzola.

Salzburg: Sound of Music Private Half-Day Tour

Salzburg: Sound of Music Private Half-Day Tour

The 1965 musical The Sound of Music was a worldwide hit, using stunning settings that were as captivating as the storyline itself, and this tour gives you the chance to explore some of them first-hand.  Photo stops at film sites like Leopoldskron Palace, the gazebo in the gardens of Hellbrunn Palace, and time-depending pass by the actual Villa Trapp. The last part of the tour takes you via scenic mountain roads to Mondsee, to visit the cathedral where the romantic wedding in the movie was filmed - a perfect place to end a perfect day.

Original Sound of Music Tour & Edelweiss Cooking Class

Original Sound of Music Tour & Edelweiss Cooking Class

Combine two most popular experiences in Salzburg! Enjoy the Original Sound of Music Tour in the morning and make your own crisp apple strudel at the Edelweiss Cooking Class in the afternoon. Discover on the Original Sound of Music Tour the famous filming locations in Salzburg where the mountains are still filled with music. Follow the footsteps of Maria while touring the breathtaking landscape of the Salzkammergut, during a 4-hour live guided tour, and learn more about the background stories of the film making. See the famous Gazebo where Rolf and Liesl sang " 16 going on 17 ", enjoy a photo stop at Schloss Leopoldskron, then continue to Lake Wolfgang and the Mondsee Wedding Chapel where Maria walked along the aisle to meet the baron at the altar. Back In Salzburg, join the the Edelweiss Cooking Class and make your own original Austrian apple strudel. Take part in all stages of preparation – of course also enjoying the lavish dessert at the end. Test your baking skills on Salzburg’s iconic dessert “Salzburger Nockerl”, an airy and light soufflé representing the three mountains surrounding Salzburg During winter months you will have the opportunity baking the most delicious Christmas cookie Vanillekipferl .. So, no matter which time of year your Sound of Music Edelweiss Day will be a special...

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.

Salzburg & "The Sound of Music" Full Day Driver-Guided Tour

Salzburg & "The Sound of Music" Full Day Driver-Guided Tour

Embark on a captivating full-day tour immersing yourself in the enchanting locations featured in the iconic movie "The Sound of Music" within the city and its picturesque surroundings in Salzburg. This cinematic journey unfolds the history and charm of each filming location, bringing to life the iconic scenes from the beloved film. The adventure begins with driving and walking, exploring key sites like the convent Stift Nonnberg, the hills of the opening scene, the Trapp family residence, the wedding church, the hiding scene, and the mountain escape to Switzerland. Gain insights into the history and cinematic anecdotes, bridging the gap between reality and the silver screen. The itinerary seamlessly blends scenic drives and walks, offering a panoramic view of the opening scene and the enchanting DoReMi scenery of Castle Werfen. As the day unfolds, the city and lakes come into focus. Traverse the Mirabell Gardens, and Makart Square with landmarks like Hotel Bristol and Mozart's Residence, and explore theaters such as Landestheater, Marionettes, and Mozarteum. Crossing the river, drive to the Museum of Modern Art for a dance reminiscent of the movie. The walking tour navigates through the Old Town, showcasing the Festival Hall, University, Getreidegasse (Mozart's Birthplace), Residence Square, Cathedral, cemetery, and the Monastery of St. Peter. The journey continues with a drive past Abbey Nonnberg to discover the filming locations around the Trapp house, including Palace Leopoldskron, Fronburg, and Hellbrunn—Traverse hills and scenic landscapes, visiting lakes like Fuschlsee, Wolfgangsee, Krottensee, and Mondsee. The tour culminates with a visit to the Basilica of Mondsee, featured in the movie's wedding scene, before returning to Salzburg. This immersive itinerary promises a delightful blend of cinematic nostalgia, cultural exploration, and stunning landscapes.

Salzburg: Private Sound of Maria Tour to Filming Locations

Salzburg: Private Sound of Maria Tour to Filming Locations

The Private Sound of Maria Tour is more than just an ordinary sightseeing excursion. You'll have the opportunity to visit the very places where famous songs were first brought to life, all while enjoying the luxurious comfort of a top-notch Mercedes minivan. Additionally, it includes an exclusive live show tailored for you and your group, featuring iconic hits from the Musical performed at the original filming locations in the City of Salzburg and the Salzkammergut Lake District. This tour seamlessly blends world-class entertainment with breathtaking landscapes. Discover why this tour is a must-do! Dream, dance, and sing along as you immerse yourself in the world of the famous Hollywood Blockbuster at these iconic filming locations. Travel in absolute style aboard a luxurious vehicle as we guide you through the enchanting sights of Salzburg and the Salzkammergut Lake District. Experience the magic of iconic musical moments as you listen to live performances of beloved songs like “Sixteen Going On Seventeen,” “Do-Re-Mi,” and “Edelweiss,” right where they were originally sung. It's personalized just for you – share your preferences, and we’ll tailor the tour accordingly. Whether you have specific sights in mind or favorite tunes you can't wait to hear, consider it done. With seamless logistics from hotel pick-up to drop-off, relaxation is guaranteed every step of the way. Just sit back and let the magic unfold. The tour begins with a visit to Schloss Leopoldskron, a lakeside palace featured as the Trapp family villa, followed by a view of Nonnberg Abbey, where the narrative of the movie began. Next, guests can ascend to the iconic gate and visit Frohnburg Palace, known for its role in exterior shots. The tour then proceeds to the Gazebo at Hellbrunn Palace, the lakes Fuschlsee and Wolfgangsee, and concludes at Mondsee, where Maria and Georg were married. Finally, guests visit Mirabell Gardens, where scenes for "Do-Re-Mi" were filmed. Comfort and flexibility are prioritized, with luxury rides, flexible times, and onboard Wi-Fi provided for an enjoyable experience. Whether you're looking for a fun day out with your family and friends, trying to impress your business buddies, or planning a memorable event, our tour is perfect. Discover the magic of Salzburg and make memories that’ll last forever. Let’s make your visit to Salzburg an adventure that feels like a dream come true.

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It is very nice tour around Salzburg. They also stop at the Sound of Music film place. The Guide/Driver is very good service mind bringing us to the good picture location. it is well worth to pay for first day in Salzburg

This is such a fun trip. Simon is an excellent guide and a great wit. Ferdinand is a great driver and so pleasant. The two work wonderfully together. Exceeded my expectations.

Simon was very friendly, informative and fun! The tour takes you out of the city and you get to experience the Lake District. I'm glad I did it and would highly recommend it.

It was absolutely spectacular, gorgeous and nostalgic. Our guide was excellent and kept us entertained with his humorous nuggets and anecdotes .

a perfect tour with nice details and informations.... must do