Which of the organized
Salzburg Tours suit you?
Find the right Sound of Music Tour for your style and budget.
Lots To Choose From... Tours By Bike, Coach, Boat, Rickshaw, Horse-Drawn Carriage and more.
Take one of these Salzburg tours, and experience the Sound of Music locations. Sit back, relax and let other people take the strain.
Salzburg tours are available by taking a comfortable ride in a luxury tour bus. Hear some interesting stories and amusing anecdotes about the making of the movie. Or walk the streets of this historic city with an experienced local tour guide sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm of this beautiful city with you.
Here are all the Sound of Music tour options that you can take...
Salzburg Sightseeing Tours (run by Gray Line) on Mirabellplatz 2, Tel. 0043662 881616 offer a variety of Salzburg Sound of Music tours taking place in air-conditioned coaches and mini-buses. ‘The Most Unique Sound of Music Tour’ is the one that visits the film locations.
Panorama Tours on Schrannengasse 2/2, close to Mirabell Gardens is the biggest tour operator. If your time in Salzburg is limited, this makes an ideal way of seeing all the Sound of Music sights either in a morning or an afternoon. The tour takes approximately four hours.
book the 'Original Sound of Music Tour'
with Panorama Tours, or take the 'My Favorite Things Tour' and stay for two nights at the beautiful Leopoldskron Palace, incorporating The Sound of Music Show at Landestheater Salzburg.
Sound of Music Private Tour with Viator. A fabulous personalised tour to suit your needs. Get picked up from your own hotel by your driver/guide in a Mercedes mini bus and see the Sound of Music locations for the next four hours. Ask for any special requests when booking this trip online. Spend as long as you like at your favorite location. Bring your camera and capture these special moments. It will be a tour to remember.
Bob’s Special Tours on Rudolfskai 38, just south of the Mozart Bridge offers a smaller vehicle, guaranteeing you a personalised tour, even in the height of summer. Bob's is a family run business, operating for over 30 years. Their tours also last approximately four hours.
Times and prices of Salzburg tours vary so check out
Bob's Special Tours
website for an option that would suit you.
You can book at their office, online or at your hotel.
Helios Helicopter Tours will take you on the ultimate trip over the Salzkammergut region, reliving the opening scenes of the movie. Fly past Mondsee, St Gilgen and St Wolfgang for a thirty minute thrill of a lifetime, or put together a tour of your choice. This trip costs around 180 euros, so if money is no object, and you love flying, then this is the one for you! Find Helios at Salzburg Airport, Bahnhofstraße 36, A-5102 Anthering/Salzburg. Tel:+43/(0)6223/2994 Mobile:+43/(0)664/ 2240500 Fax:+43/(0) 6223/3370 email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Fraulein Maria’s Bicycle Tours on Radetzkystrasse 9 is an alternative, fun way if you are looking for a cycling tour, Sound of Music style. Tours take three and half hours with plenty of stops for refreshments and photos, so you don’t have to be super fit! Just show up at their meeting point on Mirabellplatz 4. A late afternoon tour is now offered in July and August, but needs to be booked. Check out their website for all the information.
For an extra charge you can continue to hire your bike for the rest of the day.
Salzach Cruise – sit back and enjoy the sights of Salzburg from a different perspective, on the ‘Amadeus Salzburg’ boat, which cruises down the Salzach River for eight kilometres towards Hellbrun and back. A second tour option allows a stop at Hellbrun to see the amazing trick fountains and the Gazebo. Tours run from April to October, and depart from Makart Bridge. Reservations recommended. The company are found at Anlegestelle Makartsteg 5020 Salzburg Tel. 0043662 825769
Viking River Cruises take you on an eight day cruise down the Danube, through Hungary, Slovakia, Austria and Germany, with a day excursion to Salzburg. There are two cruise options available, so if you have the time and budget, then this looks like a wonderfully relaxing way to take in some real European history!
Rickshawtours at Residenzplatz 1, 5020 Salzburg (phone 0043650 6340240), offer city tours from ten minutes to as long as you like. This bike taxi is a stress free way of seeing the sights, delightful squares and narrow streets with a commentary and tips thrown in too.
Hackney Coaches- this tour company provides excursions in horse drawn carriages around Salzburg town. They have set routes for visitors, but will also take you to specific places such as Leopoldskron, Hellbrun or Frohnberg upon request. Turn up at Residence Square (Residenzplatz) from 10:00am to experience the most romantic and relaxing of all the Salzburg tours.
Walking Tour – this tour is offered by Salzburg Guide Service on Linzergasse 22 tel: (0043)662 840406. It is called ‘The Hills Are Alive Walking Tour’, and takes in the Sound of Music film locations on foot. Tours leave from outside the main tourist office and last for about one hour.
For a walking tour with a difference try
The Sound of Trudy.
Enjoy a very personal experience with your host Trudy (see photo on right), who is known to burst into song during your tour.
"Salzburg is one of the most popular set-jetting or "movie tourism" destinations in the world, for one simple reason - The Sound of Music."
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