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that was beyond my expectations! The Lake District is just a dream! Pity I am too old to go further! Thank you very much!
Very nice. Highly recommend. Tour guide showed us were parts of Sound of Music was filmed, walked by Mozart's childhood home. The boat ride at Lake District was a nice experience.
Very nice landscape in the Lake District. Salzburg a nice city worth the trip.
The walking tour was good and informative. The lake country tour and boat ride was nice, but I would have rather spent the whole time in Salzburg. There was some free time in Salzburg, but I would rather have had more time to go into more places.
Highly disappointed with guide Lucia. First she asked me for her passport before allowing me to baord the bus. I found this od as Austria is part of Schengen. She claimed that the Austrian Polce were mounting spot checks on the border to look for asylum seekers. Why they would be interested in a 60 year old British citizen was beyond me. I queried why she did not ask to see any other passengers' passports but she dclined to answer. Her instructions for rejoining the tour at Wolfgangsee were unclear and several of us nearly ended up at the wrong quai. took te gloss off an enjoyable tour.
Not enough time to explore Salzburg. Would like a tour to only go to Salzberg. The Lake District tour was beautiful but not necessary.
Excelent tour with Debbie, who was very kind and professional. Congratulatoons
Beautiful tour, lake wolgang was peaceful. Enough time in Salzburg to see everything and get a bite to eat.
Very nice tour, perfect timing, amazing landscapes and the guide Patricia was very nice and helpful.
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A bit rush and too big a group.
Overpriced bus ride. Plan on spending about the same amount of time in Salzburg that you spend on the ride out. Also, our guide was not allowed to give tours of the city and rushed the group from site to site in order to avoid scrutiny. Take the train. It and #39;s faster, cheaper, and you can set the pace.
The description of Sound of Music on the ad was totally misleading. My daughter was looking forward to it and so were an Australian senior couple who were on the bus who also expressed disappointment. The guide obviously knew very little or nothing about the movie. Fortunately, I had visited Salzburg before and could leave the group to take my daughter on a quick tour and even managed to dash up to the Hohensalzburg castle by furnicular. The time in Salzburg was far too short and we had to go there again by train a few days later to explore the place by ourselves.
The most annoying part was that the tour was bilingual and not English only as advertised. The guide, who was Spanish, was not comfortable in English and the Spanish part of the explanations were far longer, keeping the English speaking group waiting for the tour to proceed. The PA system on the bus was also annoying and gave us a headache. I understand that there were similar complaints from other people on the bus.
The trip to the Salzkammergut was far better and made up for the inadequacy of the Salzburg part.
Having said about the annoying part of the visit, I would like to say that I am totally sympathetic to the guide, whose name I believe was Patrizzia. She was obviously trying hard and even though visibly stressed, was helpful. I am sorry she was put in a situation which was beyond her control. When she went round for feedback, I put it to her as kindly as I could. When she asked thee Australian couple, who were within earshot, they agreed with my comments, adding that the Spanish part of the explanations was three times longer. With all due respect to the Spanish fellow tourists, the bilingual arrangement was not fair on either party and on the tour guide herself.
I love all the other viator tours I have taken, ,
1 Salzburg was not enough. Time 1 1/2 hour
2 tour guide was bad told us not to go up to the castle
talk to other people that took the train before and told me it was MUCH BETTER
Was not happy
3 Also charged us 12.00 for the boat that was on 10.00, also another Grayline tour guide did the same thing to the bus that week, come on
Tour guide was fantasitic
Salzburg is beautiful, super recommended.
We did not get to go to Lake District, and that is why its a 3 star review, they should specify this doesn't happen during low season.
I was there 3 weeks before Christmas and it was simply wonderful. The venue is right next to the Cathedral which is just great! The concert was amazing too - a whole chamber orchestra playing Mozart! The musicians were very professional, and the funny speaker made this evening even more gorgeous :
A bit upset as the group was too big and was divided into English speaking group and Spanish speaking group.
We therefore need to listen the briefing from the tour guide either in English first or Spanish first.
It's wasting time to wait while the guide is speaking in other language and we cannot go. We therefore found we don't have enough time to explore Salzburg at our own or to take a cruise on Lake Wolfgangsee.
I would appreciate if they can reduce the numbers of people in the group or they can send two tour guide with one English speaking and one Spanish speaking. I thought our group is over 50 peoples. Its quite difficult to manage and other tourists wow at us as they found this is a BIG BIG GROUP. This is absolutely not professional when people found the group was from Viator.
We were blessed with a sunny day in Salzburg and at Lake Wolfgangsee. The autumn colors were outstanding and it was a terrific excursion. Salzburg is an interesting city and worthwhile to visit. Scenery at Lake Wolfgangsee was spectacular.
Great Day, comfortable bus friendly guide interesting places to see.
Fantastic tour. I would recommend this tour to anyone wanting to see Salzburg
We were a very large group so our guide had trouble addressing the group in the city. We were disappointed that she did not give us more history prior to arriving in the crowded city Could not hear her if you were not right up front because of the large group. The afternoon was much better. The lake district was beautiful, however, felt they could have been better narrative.
Never thought I would say that a few hours in Salzburg is enough, but it was. I found the city a tiny bit gloomy and we did see the two fountains, the cemetery where the Trapp family was hiding and the nunnery without having to take a more extensive tour. anyway, glad we did not do an extension off of an organized tour that we had just finished in Munich where they were going to stay in Salzburg for about 2 days. It was easy to find the bus in front of the department store by the Munich train station. Our guide pretty much read from the script on the trip. Nice person but nothing exceptional.
The tour was really nice.. The tour guide, Cristina, was really good and the driver too. I will suggest to start the tour earlier 8:00 instead of 8:30 and end it later 19:00 instead of 17:00 to have more time in the city of Salzburg, 2.5 hours is to short to visit the city I was running all the time to visit the streets and see more from the city.
excellent tour specially Lake Mozart trip.
Salzburg and Lake Wolfgangsee were scenic and it was really enjoyable day trip.
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