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Salzburg: Half-Day Sound of Music Guided Walking Tour

1. Salzburg: Half-Day Sound of Music Guided Walking Tour

The Sound of Music Walking Tour leads through the heart of Salzburg’s historic Old Town, which is full with Sound of Music filming locations. The scenes for the popular song “Do-Re-Mi” were filmed all over the city and are world-famous! Walk the same pathways the Sound of Music Cast took to their filming locations in the world cultural heritage city of Salzburg. Join our Sound of Music experts and hear exciting behind-the-scenes stories, anecdotes about life on the Sound of Music film set and recall the remarkable saga of the Trapp family. During the Sound of Music Walking Tour, you will not only see the filming locations, but you’ll also be embarking on a simultaneous voyage of discovery through centuries of history. Salzburg‘s historic Old Town is one of the UNESCO‘s World Heritage Sites. The Sound of Music Walking Tour begins at the Mirabell Palace and leads through the Mirabell Gardens and across the Salzach River to the elevator up to the Moenchsberg. Up there, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Old Town’s many church steeples, all rising between the forested slopes of the Kapuzinerberg and the Fortress’s perch up on the Festungsberg. Along the way, you can declare your eternal love for your partner by attaching your own love lock to the Marko Feingold Footbridge, which offers a spectacular view of Salzburg’s historic city center. Thanks to WLAN, you are constantly connected to your friends and family at home and can share your impressions with your loved ones any time you like. The world-famous filming locations in the city of Salzburg are a must-see for every Sound of Music fan. Be sure to get your tickets for this popular tour today!

Salzburg: Historical Walking Tour

2. Salzburg: Historical Walking Tour

For centuries, Salzburg was a proud state ruled by Prince Archbishops who lavished great wealth and splendid architecture on the city. Renowned architects and artists worked throughout the centuries to create many architectural jewels. On this 2-hour guided walking tour, you can take in examples of Salzburg's breathtaking legacy of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque artistry while learning about the city's fascinating history. Meet your knowledgeable local guide at the spectacular Mirabell Gardens and Palace. Wander through the elaborate Italian Baroque-style palace gardens, and view its famous statues. Crossing a footbridge into Salzburg's Baroque old town, see the house where Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born and learn about his life and work. Then, stroll down Getreidegasse and admire the picturesque streets and hidden byways of the old city. Stop at Salzburg Dome Cathedral and visit St. Peter's Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in Austria and home to one of the world's oldest restaurants.

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What people are saying about Mirabellgarten

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 27 reviews

I regret that there are no free walking tours available in Salzburg.

Although we enjoyed the tour, as the city is incredible and you can't help but be mesmerized, waiting for the guide to give the German version at every stop was exhausting and time consuming. We were on many other cities in Europe that offered free tours which we enjoyed much more. It seems the guides try much harder as they know what they will get pretty much depends on the kind of job they do. It would be worth considering this option in Salzburg.

Great tour

Really good knowledgeable guide. Easy walking pace. Very interesting. We were only in Salzburg for the day so we needed as much information about the town as possible and we got it.

good, very experienced and nice guide. but should use an speaker so everyone in the group can hear. we were around 20 ppl and she had a soft voice. though very nice.

Natasha was a fantastic guide. She gave us a real feel for the history of Salzburg a lots of details to explain why the history was what it was.

It was a great tour and guide Garry was very good.

It was a great tour and guide Garry was very good.