Salzburg City Tour from Munich
After pick up from your Munich Hotel enjoy a ride on scenic roads to Austria. This tour includes all important sights of Salzburg and weather permitting the view from the Gaisberg summit to the city.
Meet your professional local guide and driver at your Munich hotel and hop on board of your luxury minivan. After about a 2 hour drive to Salzburg on a scenic route, start your Salzburg city sightseeing with a visit to the Mirabellgardens, also used for many scenes during ‘Do-Re-Mi’ in the world-famous movie Sound of Music. Many of the Do-Re-Mi scenes were filmed here.
Continue with a tour through the old town of Salzburg, passing Mozart’s residence, Mozart’s birthplace, the Salzburg Cathedral, the festival houses, St. Peter’s Church, Franciscan Church. The top highlight in the old town is a stop at Salzburg’s best viewpoint. Your private guide will point out all the must-visit spots from there.
A little bit south of the city center, surrounded by an artificial lake, is located the rococo palace Leopoldskron. In 1964, when the film Sound of Music was filmed in Salzburg, 10 outdoor scenes were filmed here portraying the von Trapp Family home.
The next highlight is Hellbrunn Palace with its trick fountains. Hellbrunn was used as pleasure palace by the archbishops of Salzburg. It was used as a place for celebration, for pleasure, and rehabilitation by the prince archbishops. The bishops used Hellbrunn as a holiday domicile with a huge park and trick fountains. It was very modern to build pleasure palaces in the early 17th century. You will receive a guided tour of the trick fountains followed by an audio-guided tour of the castle. In winter you can visit Mozart’s Residence instead.
From Hellbrunn, weather permitting, the drive to the Gaisberg summit with a wonderful view to the city of Salzburg and the Bavarian and Austrian Alps.
After eight hours of exploring the City of Salzburg your tour will end either at your Salzburg City hotel or at the train station (the train back to Munich is about €40 for 4pax). Taking the train option your guide will arrange buying the tickets and bring you to the departure platform.
You can cancel up to 48 hours in advance of the tour for a full refund. If you cancel less than 48 hours before the tour’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.