• Location: Salzburg, Austria
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 31.30 View price calendar

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Discover the UNESCO-listed city of Salzburg on this 2-hour private tour. Enjoy a comprehensive overview of the city’s history, architecture and culture as you pass top sites including Mozart’s House, Salzburg Cathedral and Mirabell Palace. Soak up the stunning Baroque buildings and see iconic film locations from ‘The Sound of Music.’ Numbers are limited to eight people on this private tour to keep the experience as intimate as possible.


  • Private highlights tour of Salzburg
  • Admire famous landmarks including Mirabell Palace, Salzburg Cathedral and the Mozart Residence
  • See filming locations from The Sound of Music such as the grounds near Schloss Leopoldskron
  • Learn about Salzburg’s history and culture from your informative guide
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departures
  • Private tour limited to eight people ensures more personalized attention from your guide

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What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Salzburg City Highlights Tour

Admire the stunning Mirabell Gardens on your private tour!

Your 2-hour tour of Salzburg will begin with pickup at your hotel, at the departure time selected. Hop aboard your comfortable coach and relax with a more flexible sightseeing experience with your private guide.

Pass Mirabell Palace, and spot the gardens where Maria and the children famously sang ‘Do-Re-Mi’ in The Sound of Music. Continue to Salzburg’s historic Old Town to see St Peter’s Abbey, the Benedictine monastery dating back to the 696, and the Baroque Salzburg Cathedral, the site of Mozart’s baptism.

Afterward, pass the stately structures of Schloss Leopoldskron, Frohnburg Palace and Hellbrunn Palace, all featured in The Sound of Music. You’ll also see the historic Nonnberg Abbey, where Maria von Trapp, whose life The Sound of Music was based on, was a postulant. Top off your trip with a glimpse at Mozart’s House, the former abode of the city’s most famous resident.

Since this tour is private, you are welcome to customize your itinerary around your interests. Your sightseeing excursion will conclude with drop-off back at your hotel.

Customer Reviews

Daniel E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Wolgang arrived at our hotel right on time and shared with us all of the great history of Salzburg. His knowledge of the area was very in depth and he was able to share with us a great deal of information about the city. We were able to hit all of the Sound of Music highlights but also learn our way around the city and all that it has to offer. This tour was the perfect length and left us time to visit the areas that interested us. Wolfgang dropped us off at Mirabell Gardens and recommended we visit the market. The market was awesome, we had a great lunch and a terrific time.

Michelle K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

If you're a Sound of Music enthusiast this is the tour for you! Our guide was not only completely knowledgeable but was entertaining, kept all of us engaged especially my younger ones 9 and 12 years old... and even the boys! We went by the Von Trapp family home, took a stroll through a park that had children running and playing everywhere, saw the gazebo where Leizel had her first kiss, down the street the children hung like monkeys from the trees and of course the amphitheater where the Von Trapp family sang before making their big escape! We had a sing-a-long of Doe A Deer and more. Our guide not only told us many facts about TSOM but included many other sites and facts about Salzburg itself. All in all, we left the tour on a high note and could probably do the tour all over again!

Charles M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Fantastic guided tour thanks to Johannes' expert knowledge and friendliness I would definitely recommend to others! Well worth the cost!

Joy L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

A very informative and comprehensive tour with a very knowledgable guide. Having a private tour meant that there was ample time for questions and discussion. I would thoroughly recommend this tour.

Sharon N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This is the perfect tour to start any visit to Salzburg. Our driver was great as we explored all areas of this magnificent city. Wonderful. Highly recommend

Cheng S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent Service !

Julie J

4 star rating: Recommended July 2015

The tour could have been better primarily due to the rain. It poured through most of the tour. Despite the weather Thomas provided an interesting van tour of Salzburg. He provided a balance of Sound of Music and Salzburg history.

penelope f

4 star rating: Recommended December 2014

Would have liked to have walked a little more with Lisa, but again we thought she was delightful.. A very knowledgable guide.

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