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  • Location: Vienna, Austria
  • Duration:  13 hours (approx.)

While in Vienna don't miss your chance to visit Austria's other great city, Salzburg - home of Mozart and beautiful Mirabell Gardens and Palace. Travel through the stunning Austrian alps and lakes on this fantastic day trip to Salzburg. The tour includes guided walking tour of the city of Salzburg.

Highlights

  • Visit Salzburg, the home of Mozart, on a day trip from Vienna
  • Walking tour through Salzburg's Old Town - a UNESCO World Heritage listed site
  • See the famous gardens of Mirabell Palace
  • Finish by the Vienna State Opera

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

The drive to Salzburg alone is spectacular, passing lakes and mountains, and stopping to eat and snap photos, including at Lake Mondsee. In Salzburg, you must try Mozartkugel, a chocolate praline filled with nougat and pistachio marzipan. Make sure you get the original by F├╝rst and not an imitation!

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What You Can Expect

Salzburg Day Trip from Vienna

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Traveling to Mozart's town of birth you'll be enchanted by the beautiful Salzkammergut landscape with its mountains and lakes, and where the Emperor Franz Joseph and his family used to spend their holidays. Skirting the Lake Fuschl and Lake Wolfgang you will reach Salzburg, where you will have free time for lunch.

Discover Salzburg with an afternoon walking tour through the old city. Your guide will show you the most important sights of the old Bishop's Seat including the Cathedral, the Festival Hall, St Peter's Abbey Church and its graveyard (the tomb of Mozart's sister Nannerl).

Among the busy shopping streets you'll see no. 9 Getreidegasse, where the famed Wolfgang Mozart was born and lived until he was 17 years old.

While passing through the gardens of Mirabell Palace you will see the statue of the Pegasus, the winged horse and perhaps here, the song 'Do-Re-Mi' from the movie Sound of Music will come to mind?

On your return journey to Vienna, enjoy great views as your coach passes through Fortress Hohensalzburg, one of the largest medieval castles in Europe. Your tour concludes with a drop off at Vienna State Opera or your selected hotel.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Excellent trip best tour we did
Our guide was extremely knowledgable we learned a lot
Of all trips we took this one was the best during our trip to Austria

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Hans the tour guide was amazing, very knowledgeable of the Salzburg and Austrian history as a whole. Conducted the tour in a very interesting manner

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was a very good experience.The guide was extremely knowlegable and we had fun.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Nice tour - worth the trip!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our tour was very nice. The tour guide was fantastic and very proud of Austria (and very liberal). The only down side was the other people on the tour could be annoying but that has nothing to do with the tour offering. It is a long ride to Salzburg and back with mandatory 45 min stops half way

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Wow!!!! Sound of music...Mozart..and Chocolate Mozart The ones that are blue and silver I believe made by Furst ...scenery...the best ...what more can you ask for ...

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

very nice tour and the leader of the tour and the driver are very nice people
we stayed in salzburg and did not returned back to vienna and they helped us by getting us a taxi to take us to the hotel

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Thomas was our tour guide and he was my favorite all week. Salzburg was so breathtaking. Having lunch on the fortress is an absolute most.

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