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The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
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Overview

Relive your favorite scenes from the classic musical "The Sound of Music" on this Salzburg sightseeing tour. Visit filming sites around the city while your guide provides historical background on Salzburg’s top attractions and architectural jewels, including the gazebo where "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" was shot.
  • "The Sound of Music" filming locations tour in Salzburg
  • See the beautiful locations where scenes from the movie were filmed
  • Listen to the soundtrack and sing along to famous songs
  • All transportation included

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This tour combines key film sites with free time in Mondsee, which is limited to a photo stop on most tours.
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Departure Point

Hubert-Sattler-Gasse 1, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

The tour departs from the bus terminal at Mirabellplatz, corner Hubert Sattler Gasse 1 (in front of St. Andrew church) Mirabellplatz / 5020 Salzburg

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet your guide in Mirabellplatz in central Salzburg and hop aboard your coach. Take off through the city, with the film’s soundtrack playing to set the mood. Sing along with the lyrics to "Edelweiss," "Do-Re-Mi," and "My Favorite Things" as you pass famous locations featured in the film. Marvel at the city’s architecture and see the Lake District, one of the most impressive regions in the heart of Austria.

Continue to the charming town of Mondsee, where you will have free time to explore the setting of the film’s wedding at the Mondsee Cathedral. Wander the streets at your leisure, stopping for a delicious slice of crisp apple strudel or perusing the local shops.

Your tour will conclude with drop-off at your original departure point in central Salzburg.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Mirabell Palace and Gardens
See the beautiful Mirabell Gardens where the song "Do-Re-Mi" was filmed. After or before joining the tour, we recommend seeing the gardens on your own exploring the Pegasus Fountain as well as the Do-Re-Mi steps.
Stop At:  
Schloss Leopoldskron
Enjoy the breathtaking view during a photo stop at Lake Leopoldskron mirroring the palace, where the famous boating scene was filmed.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Schloss Hellbrunn
The next photo stop are the gardens of Schloss Hellbrunn, where you will visit the glass gazebo used in the movie for the kissing scene of Maria and Baron von Trapp.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Pass By:  
Nonnberg Convent
You'll pass by the Nonnberg Abbey, where Maria was a novice and got married to Baron von Trapp.
Stop At:  
St Gilgen Mozartplatz
You will now make your way to the lake district passing Lake Fuschl and lake Wolfgang, where panorama shots were filmed. During a brief photo stop, enjoy the view of Lake Wolfgang and down to St. Gilgen.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilika St. Michael
You'll have approx. 1 hour at leisure in Mondsee, where you have the chance to visit the famous Basilika St. Michael, where the wedding of Maria and Baron von Trapp was filmed.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Collapsible wheelchairs can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Salzburg Panorama Tours GmbH
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg.

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Traveler Tips


  • "We recommend the tour guide wear a microphone so everyone can hear what she says not just the people beside her." See review
  • "Don't miss the Frauschuh in Mondsee - best Apfelstrudel anywhere!" See review
  • "A few recommendations, get there early to sit in the front and take the morning tour during the winter (because it gets completely dark before you see everything in the afternoon)!" See review

Reviews

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star-5
Peter deserves the world!
Sophie_C
, Oct 2021
Peter made the entire tour! What a sweet soul who knew all there was to know about the Sound of music. Loved it. Thank you so much Peter.0
star-5
Fun
Caroline_S
, Oct 2021
Excellent tour. Lovely songs, scenery and video. Thanks to your guide and driver. It was also very punctual
star-5
We had a very nice morning with our guide David and the busdriver
Andreas_L
, Oct 2021
We had a very nice morning with our guide David and the busdriver. Great vieuws en a lot of enthousiasme and humor. David knows every little detail of the film :-)
star-5
Very informative AND emotional
Joseph_R
, Oct 2021
learning what parts of movie were "true to life" and which ones weren't. Visiting the places where movie scenes really were filmed. loved going to the wedding church, even though that is not the place where the marriage between the Captain and Maria really took place.
star-5
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Arnold_M
, Sep 2021
This was so much fun!!! Being a Sound of Music fanatic, and learn so much more behind the scenes was well worth it. This is a very enjoyable fun tour!!
star-5
Excellent tour for adults
Carol_K
, Sep 2021
It was a great time seeing lots of sights. The guide was fun and knowledgeable. The driver was great as well. 8 can't wait until I get home and watch the movie again.
star-5
Outstanding Sound of Music tour!
Kevin_A
, Sep 2021
Knowledgeable tour guide! It was a beautiful day to be in Salzburg. Well worth your time and money! It was a great tour!
star-5
Sound of Salzburg
Susan_M
, Sep 2021
The bus was very comfortable and our guide, Bridget, was great! Many fun facts and sights. The church we Maria was married was a highlight
star-5
Great tour
Carlie_T
, Sep 2021
Great day seeing all the sights and hearing about the making of the movie. Roger was a great guide, he helped us get involved in singing and made it fun for all.
star-5
Great tour!
AbbyT
, Sep 2021
A great tour seeing all the sites of the movie! We had such a great time, and our host knew so much about the movie, the true story, and everything in between. A beautiful way to spend a day in Austria.

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