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  • Location:Munich, Germany
  • Duration:11 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Salzburg and Lake District Day Tour from Munich

Leave Munich aside for the day to explore Salzburg and the idyllic Lake District. You'll travel in the comfort of a motor coach, escorted by a professional guide. Enjoy free time to walk the streets of Salzburg and admire the beautiful views of the Lower Bavarian Alps.


  • Salzburg and Germany's Lake District day tour from Munich
  • See Salzburg's Mozart and The Sound of Music sights
  • Free time to explore Salzburg at your own pace
  • Option to take a cruise on Lake Wolfgangsee
  • Scenic drive through the Lake District

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

This is an ideal day trip if your time in Munich is short -- you'll see the peaceful Bavarian countryside and can use the generous free time in Salzburg to visit historic churches and castles or sites from The Sound of Music.

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What You Can Expect

Salzburg and Lake District Day Tour from Munich

Salzburg and Lake District Day Tour from Munich

Pass through the Chiemgau before arriving in Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart. Stroll the picturesque old city and major attractions including Salzburg Cathedral, St Peter's Abbey and Mozart Square.

On Lake Wolfgangsee, there is the possibility of a boat ride to the famous White Horse Inn overlooking the lake, and a visit to the pilgrim church.

Upon your return journey to Munich, you will pass by Lake Mondsee, which was used in several scenes of the much-loved movie The Sound of Music.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

It was agood trip but in Salzburg was not enough. Time

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent tour! Salzburg is a very nice little city, recommend having lunch at the top of the Fortress. Not a lot of time to see everything, but that is expected on short day trips like this. The highlight of the whole trip though is definitely the Lake District! Lake Wolfgangsee is absolutely beautiful! The guide was very knowledgeable providing information on both the Munich area and Austria.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Was just beautiful! Great guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

We had a great time on this day trip! Our coach was lovely and comfortable and started from a super convenient location. The trip to Salzburg was smooth and quick and we had around 3 hours to explore the beautiful city. Our guide Francesca was very good at pointing out the best points of interest. The cruise on Lake Wolfgang was incredible, such a beautiful part of the world. Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone who only has a day to see Salzburg and surrounds.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Exceptionally conceived, excellent tour guide Ursala, well worth the price.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

I strongly recommend this trip!

We joined the trip on 28 July 2015. Our guide, Elizabeth was great and had excellent knowledge about the places we visited. Our coach driver sorry for forgetting your name! on no 154 was also very friendly and drove professionally.

About the trip, Salzburg is a very beautiful city. We enjoyed very much though the free time was not very enough. Don't miss the chance to have a lunch on the castle. You can see a wonderful scene and the price is very reasonable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This tour was absolutely fantastic... great day, great place.
Thank you.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

I highly recommend it. The city is beautiful and the lake is magic. My advice is to bring along a swimming shorts...

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was amazing. Our tour guide nancy was very knowledgeable about the place and took us through the places of interest. Early start from munich and little more free time in salzburg would have made it much more pleasant ex.addition of cable car ride in salzburg. Otherwise I enjoyed this trip and recommend it to others as a must to do..

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Our tour guide was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Salzburg is a beautiful little city worth visiting. There are lots of wonderful shops and cafes to visit. The boat ride on Lake Wolfgangsee was beautiful. The water is clean and the landscape is heavenly. I highly recommend this trip to anyone interested in getting a glimpse of Austria. Wish we had more time, but 11 hours was a nice chunk of time. Bus was comfortable too!

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