• Location: Salzburg, Austria
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
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Explore the historic city of Salzburg on a 2-hour walking tour. Led by an expert guide, learn the stories behind the city's architectural gems and famous residents, such as the Von Trapp family and Mozart. Pass St Peter’s Monastery, Mozart House and the Mirabell Gardens, when scenes from ‘The Sound of Music’ were filmed. You’ll also have the chance to explore the Baroque Old Town, dotted with stunning cathedrals and churches.

Highlights

  • 2-hour guided historical walking tour of Salzburg
  • See Salzburg's must-see attractions, such as Mirabell Gardens, Salzburg Cathedral and St Peter's Monastery
  • Learn about Salzburg's most famous historical figures, including Mozart and the Von Trapp family
  • Knowledgeable English-speaking guide

What You Can Expect

Salzburg Historical Walking Tour

Salzburg Mirabell Gardens

Begin your tour at the stunning Mirabell Gardens and Palace, where Maria and the children famously sang ‘Do-Re-Mi’ in The Sound of Music. Roam the lavish garden with your guide, admiring the Baroque design and mythological statues.

Head next to Salzburg’s Old Town, crossing over the River Salzach. Learn about the life and work of the city’s most famous resident, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and pass the birthplace of the renowned composer.

Afterward, wander past the popular shops lining Getreidegasse, checking out the hidden alleys and charming streets that comprise the old part of the city. Pause at Salzburg Dome Cathedral and explore one of the oldest monasteries in the country, St Peter's Monastery. Inside you’ll see one of the oldest restaurants in the world, dating back to the year 803.

After absorbing Salzburg’s history, culture and architecture for two hours, your tour will conclude at its original departure point.

Customer Reviews

Eric B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Very good Guide, would recommend this tour.

Jeffrey K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

The tour operators were very accommodating as we had travel issues to get to the tour and missed the original time slot. They allowed us to go on a later tour -- no questions asked -- and they did a great job. We enjoyed it very much.

Adventurous

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

June 2017 - I thoroughly enjoyed this walking tour! The guide was very informative and patient with everyone snapping photos and asking all sorts of questions. We saw Mozart's and Christian Doppler's home. My favorite part is when he let us know that a particular courtyard is where Maria Sound of Music got off the bus to meet her employer - George Von Trapp. At the end of the tour he made sure that you knew how to get back to the starting point if you wanted to roam around. Mary - USA

Jocelyn S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Tour was great and informative

Annemarie M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Great tour! Highly recommend.

Mikeubc1889

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Wonderful tour, very good guide Petr. Would recommend this tour to everyone. Petr was proud of this city and rightfuly so.We saw a lot and enjoyed this tour alot.

RAYMOND F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Tour covered the main sights in Salzburg and was worth doing. It supplemented our own ,independent walking and our guide Helmut filled in many gaps for us. This was an excellent introduction to the Mirabell Garces and the old town. Highly recommend addition of a visit to the hilltop fort

John K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Informative

Veronica G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Extremely knowledgeable guide. Really kept us informed! Wonderful tour!!

J Mark C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Our guide, Erik, was very informative and attentive to his tourites' questions.

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