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From Vienna: Sound of Movies Musical Tour to Salzburg

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Activity provider: 7 TRAVEL

From Vienna: Sound of Movies Musical Tour to Salzburg

Activity provider: 7 TRAVEL

From US$ 134.49 per person

Join a picturesque trip from Vienna to Salzburg, the city of The Sound of Music, to discover the film's shooting locations. Combine film settings with fun facts about the real Trapp family.

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Duration 13 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
Your hotel in central Vienna.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the hills of the von Trapp family
  • Enjoy the gorgeous views of the Austrian Alps, lakes and peaks shot in the movie
  • Fall in love with the Old City of Salzburg
  • Learn about the real von Trapp family
  • Drive into the countryside while singing your favourite songs from the film
Full description
Start your trip in the idyllic scenery of the Austrian Alps. Visit the famous church of Mondsee, chosen by the director of The Sound of Music as an ideal location for Maria's wedding. On the way to Salzburg, take the chance to snap great pictures of the beautiful lakes and peaks. Enjoy the fresh air in the Hellbrunn Park, and see the famous Gazebo keeping the secret of Liesl's first kiss. See the Nonnberg nunnery, the oldest in Europe that became famous thanks to voice of Maria Kutschera, whose story served as inspiration for the Sound of Music movie. Take a stroll through the magnificent Mirabell Gardens, where Maria and the children danced around the Pegasus Fountain singing the song Do-re-mi. See the picturesque Hourse Pond shot in the film and Residence Square's famous Residence Fountain, the most famous fountain in the city, chosen for the I Have Confidence in Me song. Take pictures of the Summer Riding School where the von Trapp family took part in the world-famous Salzburg music festival, and enjoy the silence of the oldest cemetery in Austria at the Saint Peter's Monastery, where the von Trapp family found a secure hiding place before escaping to Italy.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up from Vienna central postcodes 1010 to 1090
  • Walking tour through Mondsee to St. Michael Church
  • Photo pauses at Alpine lakes
  • Visit to the Gazebo in Hellbrunn Park
  • Walking tour with a professional guide in Salzburg
  • Transport by air–conditioned coach or van
  • Guided tour on the way from Vienna to Salzburg
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel drop off
  • pick-up from apartments. Only from central located hotels with postcodes 1010 till 1090
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

The meeting point is next to the State Opera House, in front of the Albertina Museum. Karlsplatz (lines U1, U2, U4) is the closest underground station. Please give your name to the activity provider's representative.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Infants who do not need a separate seat participate for free
  • Operated by a guide in English language only
  • Depending on the group size, this tour will be conducted by minivan with a driver–guide or by bus with a licensed guide
  • Please note that you will cover approximately 600 kilometers by motorway over approximately 7 hours of driving with one 30-minutes stop; you will have 40 minutes in Mondsee and 3.5 hours Salzburg, with a 2–hour combined walking tour
  • Hotel pickups begin at 7:15 AM
  • For free hotel pick-up please provide your hotel name and address before 5 PM a day before the tour; pick up from apartments not possible
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 /5

based on 33 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    3.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.1/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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was an absolutely amazing tour with numerous stops along the way to Salzburg that allowed you to see beautiful views of the Austrian Alps and the surrounding lakes. The tour in Salzburg was an amazing walk filled with great views and interesting facts. The stops to view the movie scenes were just the right length of time and definitely worth the entire day tour. The tour, two tour guides and the drive made this a 5-star experience. The only downside is that we listened to only 2 Sound of Music songs on the entire 14 hour journey.

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June 18, 2022

We loved everything about this trip except for our driver. He was on his cell phone and texting while driving the whole time. Driving as much as 140 kmp, he was totally irresponsible. Please address with the company that you contracted with. We would not book with them again. We also didn’t appreciate how packed our van was. It was uncomfortable. The tour and the sights were wonderful and the tour guide we hooked up with in Salzburg was wonderful.

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December 15, 2019

Good tour not very musical though. On the 3 hour journey to Saltzburg from Vienna driver played the tape once that was the only music. On route back , another 3 hours no music or radio at all just silence making it a long long journey back. Really informative tour guide in Salzburg

November 5, 2019

Product ID: 156747