Salzburg: The Original Sound of Music Tour

Salzburg: The Original Sound of Music Tour

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Discover that the hills are still very much alive to the Sound of Music on a tour of the famous movie locations in Salzburg and its surrounds. Follow in the footsteps of Maria, and take an Albus to the mountainous landscape of Salzkammergut.

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Duration 4 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the original film locations from "The Sound of Music"
  • Discover beautiful Salzburg and the Salzkammergut
  • Learn the true story of the Von Trapp Family from expert guides
  • Tour the hills that are truly alive to the sound of music
  • See the church where Maria walked down the aisle to meet the Baron
Full description
Discover the hills that have been alive to the Sound of Music since 1967. This 4-hour tour of the famous movie’s locations whisks you around the historical city of Salzburg, then departs for the breathtaking mountainous landscape of Salzkammergut. Traveling with, Albus, the company involved with the original filming, you will be guided around The Mirabell Gardens – where the famous “Do-Re-Mi” singing scene took place – and the 17th-Century Hellbrunn Palace, where Rolf and Liesl sang "16 going on 17," and Maria and the Baron sang “Something Good.” Heading for the mountainous landscape of Salzkammergut, you will stop off at the idyllic Palace of Leopoldskron, the Benedictine monastery of Nonnberg Abbey, Lake Wolfgang, and the cloister church in Mondsee, where Maria walked down the aisle to meet the Baron at the altar. As well as providing a glimpse into a timeless movie, the tour also takes in many other local pieces of history and culture along the way.
Includes
  • Guided tour
  • Admissions
  • Gratuities
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  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You 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, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative rapid test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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    Mirabellplatz 2, 5020 Salzburg

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    Overall rating

    4.6 / 5

    based on 127 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Transportation
      4.5/5
    • Value for money
      4.4/5
    • Safety
      4.8/5
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    Our guide was excellent but I would be wary that the meeting point on the email is NOT where we were to meet it was a 3 minute walk across the road which is NOT clear. Would like to have stopped at a couple more of the points on the drive for picture opportunities.

    February 13, 2020

    Okay, I was expecting a cheesy tour, but was I ever wrong. I’ve loved “The Sound of Music” since it came out in 1965. But I learned so much about the movie that I had no idea about. This tour was amazing and we really saw a lot of the places where they filmed. I’ve been to Salzburg many times over the years and never took this tour, but I’m so glad I did this time. Anyone who enjoyed the movie should take this tour—it was really wonderful! You’ll see the movie again with new eyes.

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    December 30, 2019

    Our guide, Peter, was absolutely delightful and so knowledgeable. He went above and beyond, playing excerpts from the movie that he had put together so that we could relate to what we were seeing. It was organized, not rushed and really just a wonderful day. We usually don’t do tours and have to say it was one of the best memories from our two week trip in Central Europe. Also a shout out to our great drive Evo! (Not sure I spelled that correctly) have his hot spiced wine, better than the market.

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    December 14, 2019

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