4.5 star rating: Recommended 301 Reviews

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

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Elizabeth as a guide was excellent. The bus was very comfortable and had enough drinks at a very reasonable price. The trip and the boat ride was just superb.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Very good tour, was short but sweet.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Loved it! We had a really good day both in Salzburg and Lake District. Our guide was amazing. She explained everything nicely. We definitely had a good time. Would recommend the trip without a blink.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Well planned and a fantastic trip to a beautiful little city. Would have been great to have some more time in Salzburg itself but I loved seeing the lakes as well! Shame about the weather but the guide was fantastic.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great trip! Don't miss the castle as the view from the top is amazing. Also the lake trip is very nice. I don't recommend Mozart's museum unless you are one of his fans.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The trip was wonderful. Especially the boat cruise on the lake giving you a marvelous sightseeing.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Fantastic fairytale city!!!! Gorgeous .,.,the tour was fantastic ..

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