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GUIDE BEN WAS VERY INFORMATIVE FRIENDLY AND PROFESSIONAL. SLEIGH RIDE MAGICAL. SNOWED ALL THE TIME. WE FELT LIKE WE WERE IN A FAIRYTALE. JOSEPH AND HIS WIFE SO ACCOMODATING. HOT CHOCOLATE WITH RUM AN ADDED BONUS.
Christmas time in Salzburg is something that you must experience at least once in your life. I have been in Salzburg three times, one during the summer and two during the winter. There are several things to do but I specially will recommend the fortress and Mozart concert and the midnight Christmas mess at the cathedral not only for the mess itself but also because at the end they sing Silent Night in such a way that you feel transported. This time we had Christmas dinner at the restaurant sHerzl and was excellent. Other tour that was excellent was the Private Horse Drawn Ride
This was the best activity we did in Austria. Amazing Amazing!! To make it even more magical it was snowing the whole time. They give you duvet to try keep you warm. My advice to cover up as much as you can. You get picked up from your hotel and taken to the mountains, where they sleigh ride begins. The tour guide was amazing, stopped a few times for us to take some pictures to. Expensive but worth it.
We thoroughly enjoyed the sleigh ride experience. The weather was extremely cold with a lot of snow which added to the beauty of the country side and we were given warm blankets to snuggle into on the ride. Thomas was our tour director and Eric was our driver who kept us safe on the snow covered roads. The history that was shared on our ride up the mountain was very informative. We stopped on our way back to our hotel at a charming little town and experienced the fantastic Austrian pastries and coffee and the children were given the opportunity to play in the snow. Well worth taking if you are visiting the Salzburg area.
This was my favorite experience of our 10 days in Austria!! I was scared because we didn't have snow in Salzburg on the day of our ride, but the actual sleigh ride is up at an elevation that is much more likely to have snow. The pictures that I got from the ride are absolutely incredible. On the way home, our driver took us up to a scenic overlook to take pictures and that was also a magical experience.
Hey if you want to do something different with someone special this is a must.... I took my 74 y/old Mum with me. Yes its cold well freezing actually but it is so worth it. We had a great time and those are memories you have forever..
My family really enjoyed this tour. Even though there was no snow on the ground, the scenery was so beautiful, the driver was so courteous and professional.
Wonderful tour in the snow, great guides, Gerhard and Josef! Also did Panorama Salt tour, Christmas markets and Bavarian Alps and City Tour, all great and wouldn't hesitate to recommend all the tours. Viator was easy to deal with and communication was excellent! Thanks you!
This was an excellent tour. The driver took us to several lookouts where we could take pictures on our way to the sleigh ride and then we visited some towns on our way back. It was a wonderful car ride both out and back. The sleigh ride was very special. We had hoped for snow and we almost had it but it ended up being rain and sleet. The countryside was gorgeous and the horses were special.
Excellent tour guide. He went out of his way to make sure we saw as much as possible in the time allowed.
Sleigh ride was lovely so pretty despite no snow. Again the guide was excellent.
Well worth doing.
Very cool experience. Joseph was very informative during the ride and we got to pat the horses :) Kohmo (driver, sorry if we spelt the wrong name) excellent driver and music choice great knowledge on area and humour and helpful with photos and moments. We love trout. Fantastic excellent time!
What a great trip to do....the local company was great and Thomas our guide really was brilliant . He was knowledgable and really added to the whole experience. The sleigh ride was a lovely way to see the Austrian countryside. I'm glad we included this trip on our weekend in Salzburg.
Just magical - it had just started snowing as we boarded the sleigh. Wonderful phots,the driver was the owner and very knowledgeable about the area.
Fantastic tour, our guide was very knowledgable and the driver of the Horse Drawn Sleigh was very friendly. The scenery was fantastic, would recommended this for any time of the year, particularly around Christmas time. Book early!
Lovely friendly driver, really nice sleigh driver, lovely little cafe - just like a big farmhouse kitchen (and cheap). Glorious weather, we thoroughly enjoyed our trip, which was very important to us as it was our daughter's 18th birthday celebration. Many thanks.
Fantastic. Our tour guide Peter was delightful. He was informative and friendly. Joseph the sleigh driver was equally charming. Highly recommended tour.
Bryan A Australia
Absolutely brilliant tour. Excellent guide, beautiful scenery, lovely people. We thoroughly enjoyed this tour and would do it again given the opportunity. Very professionally organised and managed and we were picked up and dropped off exactly on time. Warm clothes and sunglasses are a must.
Wonderful. Our guide Peter was fabulous and the local Austrian driver of the two horses was great. The Snow and mountains and surroundings were unbelievable. Kind of pricey but if you have the money I would recommend Viator and this tour.
This was the highlight of our trip!! It was everything we expected. Great experience. The countryside was post card beautiful. Yes the sleigh has wheels as well as runners for early season travel,. That did not deter from the experience at all. The driver was great and very friendly.
Andreas our tour Leader shared his great knowledge of Austria (in English) with us and made it a wonderful and exciting drive to the Sleigh. Josef our sleigh driver was again very keen to use his best English to point various points of interest out and even organized a snow storm for us!!! Absolutely amazing experience. Thank you.
It was a very lovely and romantic Wednesday morning sleigh ride. The setting was so perfect because the snow started falling during our tour around the small town of Faistenau. It was such a great experience, one that we will treasure for the rest of our lives! Thanks, Viator for a wonderful winter wonder land experience ever!
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