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Overview

Discover elegant Salzburg — historic birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — on a 10-hour day trip from Munich. Relax on the comfortable train ride to Salzburg, take a guided tour of city attractions like Domkirche Cathedral and the Festung Hohensalzburg fortress, then enjoy hours of independent time to explore. Soak up Austrian history, sample local delicacies, and snap photos of the city set against the striking backdrop of the Alps.
  • Small-group Salzburg day tour from Munich
  • 1.5-hour guided orientation tour of Salzburg's Mozart and The Sound of Music sites
  • Domkirche Cathedral and Festung Hohensalzburg fortress
  • Three hours to explore Salzburg at your own pace
  • Return train tickets to Salzburg

Why Travellers Choose This Tour

There's more to Salzburg than The Sound of Music, and you'll have several free hours to explore this lovely city's many charms. Shop at Old Town, take in the views from Salzburg Fortress and make sure to sample some apple strudel.
Begin your tour in the morning at the Munich Central Train Station, where you’ll meet your guide and board a train for the 2-hour scenic ride to Salzburg. As you ride, enjoy the marvel of the German rail system, renowned for immaculate service and equipment.

You’ll arrive in Salzburg by mid-morning, and your introduction begins with a 1.5-hour walking tour. With your city map in hand, follow your guide for a stroll through this UNESCO-listed city. Admire baroque-era architecture and visit castles, churches, monasteries, gorgeous piazzas and more. Ask questions and snap photos along the way.

After your guided tour, break off from the group for three hours of independent exploring. Plot your trip through the preserved medieval town, wandering along picturesque lanes to see sites like Domkirche Cathedral, the magnificent Festung Hohensalzburg, and Mirabell Garden and Palace, the setting for the classic ‘Do-Re-Mi’ scene from The Sound of Music (admission not included). You’ll have plenty of time to sightsee, souvenir shop and explore local boutiques and eateries.

At the end of your Salzburg  walking tour, head to the train station for the return ride to Munich. You’ll arrive back at the departure point in the evening.

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S
, Dec 2018

Susan was our guide. Salzburg was beautiful. Just it rained all day that it was hassle to walk around with umbrella and shop at Christmas stores. Christmas shop was really really wonderful. They had a lot of unique quality products.

P
, Nov 2018

Great tour. Nice train ride to Salzburg. Organized and enough free time to check out the area. Would recommend if you like a small group tour.

T
, Oct 2018

Our tour guide Maxine was excellent. She knew Salzburg and the best places to visit. Would recommend this tour.

I
, Oct 2018

We did a day trip from Munich to Salzburg. Ian was great... super knowledgable, friendly and entertaining. He utilized time on the train to walk through the history in depth, and then gave us a big overview of Salzburg when we were there giving us plenty of free time to do what we wanted and/or spend more time in a particular site.

J
, Sep 2018

Our tour guide Verena was great, She really gets into her job and loves what she does. TheWe had a nice time in Salzburg! The train ride through the countryside was beautiful and our tour guide, Verena, was exceptional!! The weather was also good.

H
, Sep 2018

Our tour guide is excellent. He gives us lots of tips to explore the area in our free time. I would recommend the tour to everyone.

T
, Aug 2018

Salzburg is so close to Munich - I am really happy we booked this day trip. It was well organized and easy. Our guide, Venela was AWESOME. She was personable and very knowledgeable. She even gave us recs for other things to do in Munich after the tour was over. Salzburg is like a fairy tale place, we are already planning to go back and spend more time there.

j
, Aug 2018

This tour did a great job of showcasing Salzburg.

A
, Aug 2018

Our extremely professional guide Maxine was an added value to the whole tour. I will definitely request to have her again as our guide in the next trip to Munich

T
, Aug 2018

Maxine was a fantastic guide that gave us great insights but also freedom to roam on our own! Great guide!!


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