Zell am See - Alpine Village

Feel as though you've stepped into a fairytale during this 8-hour tour of "Hohe Tauern," the largest national park in the Alps.

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Set beside a lake, surrounded by mountains, the area is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in Austria — at any time of year. Spend a day away from the typical Salzburg tourist attractions as you explore the alpine village Zell am See and the area of the National Park 'Hohe Tauern'.


  • Explore the South of Salzburg with National Park and Lake Zellersee
  • Take a cable car to the Summit of Schmittenhoehe, if you wish
  • Photo stop at the castle of Werfen, 11 th century used in the movie Where Eagle's Dare. Famous Eagle's Nest movie with Clint Eastwood and Richard Burton
  • Sound of Music picnic scene, Do-Re-Mi
  • Experience one of the most famous and beautiful touring regions in Austria
  • Comprehensive full day tour with a private guide from Salzburg

 Tour Overview

After your Salzburg Hotel pickup, this 8-hour day tour will take you to the castle of Werfen from the 11th century. Located right in the Salzach River Valley that village is off the beaten tracks and also away from all the famous Salzburg tourist destinations, simply a local experience. Take a picture of the castle of Werfen from the Sound of Music picnic meadow. Right here Maria was starting to sing Do-Re-Mi with the children, the castle of Werfen in the background.

After that you will enjoy the beauty of the mountains and nature on your way along the Salzach River to the highlight of that tour, Zell am See located right at the lake and surrounded by mountains of the National Park Hohe Tauern.

You will have 3 hours on your own to explore Zell am See, do a boat ride on the lake or explore Zell am See’s local mountain, the “Schmittenhoehe” at an elevation of 6600 feet (own expense).

The return drive back to Salzburg will take you via Lofer and Bad Reichenhall.

More Information
DurationFull Day Tour: 6 hours
Tour TypePrivate Tour
MCM AdviceZell am See
InclusionsGuided full day tour with private chauffeur/guide, Luxury minivan, Hotel pick up and drop-off
ExclusionsEntrance Fees, Food and drinks, Gratuities (recommended)
Cancellation PolicyIf you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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