Salzburg City Tour
In the morning, depart from your hotel via comfortable, air-conditioned minivan. You’ll see highlights like the Hellbrunn Palace; “Sound of Music” filming locations; and Salzburg’s UNESCO-listed city center, including Mozart’s birthplace.
- See the best of UNESCO-listed Salzburg, all in one day
- This private tour offers a luxurious, flexible way to explore
- Visit castles, Alpine lakes, Mozart’s birthplace, and other key attractions
- One-way transit via air-conditioned minivan is included
Meet your professional local guide and driver at your Munich hotel and hop on board of your luxury minivan. After about a 1.5 hour drive to Salzburg, 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.
Hangar 7 a real landmark of the Salzburg Airport, is where Red Bull is housing the historical Flying Bulls aircraft fleet and a collection of Formula 1 race cars. Hangar-7 also offers space for art exhibitions. Hangar-7 may be closed to the public on short notice alternatively, you can choose any other Salzburg attraction of your choice.
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.
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).
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.