Relive your favorite scenes with the Von Trapp family on this 4-hour original 'Sound of Music' tour from Salzburg. Led by a private guide, pass iconic film locations aboard your coach, including Nonnberg Abbey, Schloss Leopoldskron and the Mirabell Gardens, where Maria and the children famously sang 'Do-Re-Mi.' Then, visit the wedding church at Mondsee and soak up the incredible landscape of the Salzkammergut region. To keep the fun going, upgrade your ticket to include an apple strudel cooking class.
- Private 4-hour tour of Sound of Music filming locations from Salzburg
- See filming locations of the iconic musical, including the Mirabell Gardens and the lakeside Schloss Leopoldskron
- Admire Maria’s wedding church in Mondsee and visit Liesl's and Rolf’s reconstructed glass gazebo
- Head into the idyllic Salzkammergut region whose lakes and mountains formed the opening titles
- Hear inside gossip and tales about the film’s making in 1965
- Upgrade to include a 1-hour apple strudel cooking class in a pretty Alpine hut
- Receive the full attention of an expert driver-guide on this private tour for up to eight people
Begin your 4-hour tour with pickup from your hotel in Salzburg or meet at a central pickup point. Hop aboard your minivan with your local driver and guide and take off on your original Sound of Music experience. While you travel, learn fun facts and behind-the-scenes stories about the classic musical and sing along with some of the beloved songs playing in the background.
Travel toward the 17th-century Schloss Hellbrunn (Hellbrunn Castle) to visit the reconstructed garden gazebo where Liesl and Rolf sang ' Sixteen Going on Seventeen.' You'll also see Schloss Leopoldskron (Leopoldskron Castle), the Von Trapp's lakeside residence in the film.
Afterward, drive to the stunning region of Salzkammergut and marvel at the Alpine mountains and glassy lakes featured in the opening scenes. Pass the charming village of St Gilgen, home to the movie’s mountain railway.
Next, spot the yellow church in Mondsee where Maria’s wedding famously took place. Then, return to Salzburg to discover two more iconic locations: the Mirabell Palace and Nonnberg Abbey, where the convent scenes were filmed.
Your 4-hour tour ends at the original starting point. Since this is a private tour, be sure to list any special interests you have at time of booking so that your guide will know them in advance, and then, on the day, talk to your guide about any sights you want to see more or less of, so they can tailor your itinerary around your wishes.
See the Itinerary section below for details about the cooking school upgrade.
Edelweiss Cooking School Upgrade:Upgrade to include a 1-hour Austrian cooking class! After your film tour, drive to the Edelweiss Cooking School, set in a quaint Alpine wooden hut in Salzburg.
Then, guided by an experienced chef, make one of Austria’s favorite dishes — a delicious apple strudel. Peel the apples and learn how to make and roll the crispy pastry before baking it to perfection.
As you work, learn about Austrian cuisine and sample some scrumptious local specialities. Then, end your tour back at the departure point.
Please note: the order of film site visits as described above may be subject to change on the day of your tour.