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  • Salzburg: Best of Mozart Fortress Concert and Dinner

    1. Salzburg: Best of Mozart Fortress Concert and Dinner

    Enjoy a culinary and musical delight; hear the classic piece "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" over the rooftops of the Mozart city of Salzburg. Begin your evening with a romantic 3-course dinner in the exclusive Panorama Restaurant, which is located at the fortress and overlooks the old city of Salzburg and its surroundings. Then, hear Mozart's most beloved work as well as other masterpieces by the famous Classical composer, interpreted by internationally-renowned soloists. Experience a truly exceptional atmosphere at the 900-year-old fortress and enjoy a unique view of Salzburg and its vicinity. After the concert, experience the Mozart city at twilight as the evening comes to an end. During Advent and Christmas Time, you will also be enchanted by traditional Salzburg Christmas Carols.

    Dinner:

    Mini bread rolls with two different spreads 

    Creamy tomato ...

    Great evening and the golden vip package was good value and no other payments were required. View was stunning from the terrace and musicians excellent.

  • Salzburg: Boat Ride on the Salzach

    2. Salzburg: Boat Ride on the Salzach

    Discover the highlights of Salzburg's old city from an entire new perspective on this exciting boat tour along the Salzach. See the breathtaking silhouette of the city, admire the exclusive villas in the southern part of Salzburg and enjoy the awe-inspiring landscape along the riverbanks. See the Hagen and Tennen mountains and admire the impressive panoramic view from the water.

    It is a very nice and charming experience with great vews of the city form the boat, although we had lots of rain and that diminished the good impact of the tour

  • Original Sound of Music Tour

    3. Original Sound of Music Tour

    On this half-day tour you'll relive scenes from one of the most popular movies of all time. Visit the locations used during the filming of The Sound of Music in Salzburg and its surrounding countryside. During the tour, you’ll also hear songs from the original soundtrack. Your knowledgeable English-speaking guide will show you the architectural and historical landmarks of the city and the picturesque Lake District. You’ll visit Leopoldskron Palace, a place whose exterior was used as the Trapp family home and where the children were seen boating on the lake and jumping into the water. Maria was a novice at Nonnberg Abbey, the oldest convent in German-speaking Europe, and your next stop. The St. Gilgen and Lake Wolfgang scenes shown at the beginning of the movie were actually filmed at Lake Fuschl, on the way to St. Gilgen, which you'll also see today. The wedding scene was fil...

    David was our tour guide. He was enthusiastic when sharing his knowledge of The Sound of Music. His sense of humor was fantastic. Evo was our driver and he played along with David. They make a great team.

  • Salzburg: Best of Mozart Fortress Concert

    4. Salzburg: Best of Mozart Fortress Concert

    Enjoy a performance of the Classical piece "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" above the rooftops of the Mozart city of Salzburg. Hear Mozart's most beloved work as well as other masterpieces by the famous Classical composer, interpreted by internationally-renowned soloists. Hear one of over 300 "Best of Mozart" concerts held annually in the most beautiful halls in the province of Salzburg, like the Golden Hall. During Advent and Christmas times, you will also be enchanted by traditional Salzburg Christmas Carols. Experience a truly exceptional atmosphere at the 900-year-old fortress and enjoy a unique view of the city of Salzburg and its vicinity. After the concert, experience the Mozart city at twilight as the evening comes to an end.

    It was an excellent concert and one of the best Mozart music experience you can get in Salzburg. A must do activity if you do visit Salzburg.

  • Half-Day Tour to Hallstatt from Salzburg

    5. Half-Day Tour to Hallstatt from Salzburg

    Start the 5-hour trip from Salzburg with a drive through the famous Salzkammergut en route to Hallstatt, known as the Pearl of the Salzkammergut. The route will take you through a number of charming villages, as you listen to an introduction to Hallstatt and the Salzkammergut. If you wish to do the Hallstatt Skywalk, the guide will collect the money for the ticket on the bus.  On arrival in Hallstatt you might begin your visit with a mountain train ride up to the entrance of the world’s oldest salt mines (though the tour does not visit the mine itself), where you can admire the views down onto Hallstatt.  In Hallstatt you will have 2.5 hours to take in the sights. Enjoy a leisurely walk along the lake and marvel how the houses above you seem to cling onto the mountainside. Pass by the Mullbach waterfall and visit the local museum. A must-see attraction is the Bone House behind the Ca...

    Beautiful trip. It’s exactly the time you need for the village. The tour was ok but the car was a bit crowded.

  • Salzburg: Hohensalzburg Fortress Admission Ticket

    6. Salzburg: Hohensalzburg Fortress Admission Ticket

    Your visit to Salzburg Fortress starts with either a beautiful 20-30 minute walk or a quick and comfortable ride on Austria's oldest funicular (depending on tour option selected). Today you will find an ultra modern rail system instead of the original funicular, which was powered by water and transported people up and down the hill as early as 1892. Upon arrival at the top of the hill, experience a unique view over the Archbishop's city and the breathtaking landscape of Salzburg's mountains. Soak up the scenery, take photos, then continue with your visit to the medieval fortification complex, representing 900 years of building history. During your self-guided visit, explore all different parts of the castle and see why it was unconquered for more than 1000 years. Interact with models showing the various types of attack and defense practiced in a medieval fortress. Enjoy another highli...

    Overall very happy with the price and experience that came along with our ha hung the Hohenzollern Fortress and Dome Quarter entry tickets.

  • Eagle's Nest and Berchtesgaden Tour from Salzburg

    7. Eagle's Nest and Berchtesgaden Tour from Salzburg

    Enjoy unique mountain landscapes on this round tour of the enchanting Bavarian Alps. Traveling along the Königssee river, you will be able to discover the imposing crags and romantically positioned farmsteads of the road towards Obersalzberg. In our specially-equipped and comfortable buses, you will be able to relax in luxury, while your driver conquers the dramatic heights and sheer cliffs. 20 minutes' travel on well-constructed roads will bring you to the Eagle's Nest, where Adolf Hitler always spent his summer holidays. From the Eagle's Nest you will be able to enjoy an extraordinary view of the "Hoher Göll" and other majestic, snow-covered mountain summits of the Bavarian Alps.

    Easy pick up location to find. Knowledgeable guide with good information to share. Interesting facility with interesting history. Very precise and on time. Knew about some aspects from a History Channel show, and the tour did not disappoint.

  • Salzburg: Salzach Cruise & Dinner at Hohesalzburg Fortress

    8. Salzburg: Salzach Cruise & Dinner at Hohesalzburg Fortress

    Discover the highlights of Salzburg's old city with a river cruise along the River Salzach. Enjoy the views of the city onboard a specially-designed boat with large windows allowing for fantastic panoramic vistas. See the breathtaking silhouette of the city, admire the exclusive villas in the southern areas of Salzburg, and admire the picturesque landscape along the riverbanks. See peaks of the Hagen and Tennen mountains in the distance. After the cruise, enjoy a VIP Dinner at The Fortress with an original "Salzburger Nockerl" for dessert. Benefit from cable car transportation up to the fortress where you can enjoy your VIP dinner on the panoramic terrace, weather permitting. Menu: Starter: • Beef broth with dumplings Main Course • Beef fillet roasted on truffle potato mash and grilled green asparagus or • Roasted Salzburg Gold Trout in almond bu...

  • Salzburg 2.5-Hour Walking Tour: Mozart, Old Town & More

    9. Salzburg 2.5-Hour Walking Tour: Mozart, Old Town & More

    Explore the heart of the city of Salzburg. Starting at Palace Mirabell, you will explore the sights here. The palace was built under the reign of the famous baroque prince Archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Reitenau for his mistress Salome Alt and their 15 children. At the Makartplatz, next to the Palace Mirabell, you will see the Mozart Residence. You will explore the New Town and this side of the river before crossing the bridge “Makartsteg” to arrive at the Old Town of Salzburg. While here we will get to Salzburg’s most famous street, the Getreidegasse, which is especially renowned for its wrought iron trade signs and Mozart’s Birthplace. Stroll through Salzburg’s Old Town to admire its historical buildings, such as the medieval apartments and churches that were built from the Middle Ages to the baroque time, and conclude the tour with a panoramic view from Mönchsberg Hill with a free gui...

    The guide was absolutely amazing! June showed us all the amazing little hidden gems that Salzburg has! She is ever so knowledgeable. You can tell she really loves the city, which is what made the tour even better. She really wants you to feel/see all the reasons why she fell in love with the city as well. She tailored the tour towards the key monuments we wanted to see since it was just our little group! I definitely recommend this tour to anyone wanting to enjoy Salzburg’s beauty as well as it’s history!

  • Salzburg: Berchtesgaden Salt Mines and Underground Boat Ride

    10. Salzburg: Berchtesgaden Salt Mines and Underground Boat Ride

    The tour will take you from Salzburg straight to the entrance of the salt mines of Berchtesgaden. There, you will receive overalls to protect your clothing before climbing aboard the mine railway and traveling down into the shafts. An expert guide will lead you through the maze of branching tunnels and explain the fascinating history of Alpine salt-mining. The adventure continues with a slide, taking you yet deeper into the ground – an exciting experience for young and old! Finally, right at the bottom of the mine, climb aboard a raft to journey across the extraordinary underground salt lake. Before heading back to Salzburg, discover Berchtesgaden and its breathtaking scenery.

    Our trip to the salt mines was awesome. Our guide, Walter, was excellent. He gave us a lot of facts and history on Salzburg as well as the Berchtesgaden salt mine and surrounding area.

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The guide, Alenka (I hope I spelt the name right) was delightful, fun, personable and made the trip fun and memorable. Some of the visitors on the van were amazing singers and made the trip even better. If you are ever in Salzburg, take the tour! Thankful!

David was our tour guide. He was enthusiastic when sharing his knowledge of The Sound of Music. His sense of humor was fantastic. Evo was our driver and he played along with David. They make a great team.

We enjoyed this evening. The team of the restaurant is soooo welcoming and kind! The panoramic view worth this money. And music ..was just amazing, like all of Mozart! I recommend this program!

Great opportunity to discover one of the most beautiful Austrian city when you visiting Munich.

It's a must for people like me who grew up watching this movie on a regular basis.