Follow in the footsteps of the Von Trapp family and discover filming locations from the international blockbuster, ‘The Sound of Music’, on this private 9-hour tour from Salzburg. Following breakfast in the opulent Schloss Leopoldskron, you’ll embark on a hiking trail featuring landscapes from the film’s opening scenes. Opt to enjoy lunch at Obauer, one of Europe’s most exclusive restaurants, and visit Mondsee and the Hohenwerfen Fortress, a 900-year-old stronghold. Entrance fees and hotel pickup and drop-off in Salzburg are included.
Your excursion begins with hotel pickup in Salzburg at 8:45am. Here, you’ll greet your personal guide and board a private, air-conditioned vehicle destined for Austria’s rolling hills.
In order to sate your morning appetite, you’ll stop at Schloss Leopoldskron, an opulent Rococo-style palace renowned for its stucco works, to enjoy breakfast. Then, visit the gazebo located in the gardens of Hellbrunn Palace before proceeding to Werfen, to follow in Maria’s footsteps on the Sound of Music hiking trail.
Absorb magnificent landscapes featured in the opening scenes of the film, recognizing the natural splendor of Alpine peaks and lakes. After working up an appetite, choose to lunch at Obauer (for an additional supplement of $50), one of Austria’s most exclusive and critically acclaimed restaurants.
On your way back to Salzburg, you’ll visit the 900-year-old Hohenwerfen Fortress, featured not on in The Sound of Music but several other famous movies. Your tour culminates by winding down the romantic roads leading to Mondsee, home to the cathedral where the movie’s romantic wedding takes place.
At around 6pm, your tour concludes with hotel drop-off.