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MY*GUiDE – The Definitive SOUND OF MUSIC and Historic SALZBURG TOUR from Munich


Whether you are a 'Sound of Music' enthusiast or a Mozart fan or interested in the eventful history of Salzburg for other reasons, this vibrant city will win you over with its quaint spots and its abundance of culture, combined with the breathtaking landscapes of the Salzburg Lake District (“Salzkammergut”).

Based on your preferences, your personal licensed tour guide – a Sound of Music aficionado himself – will create a tour to exceed your expectations.
Of course, he includes both the top attractions from the film as well as other historic & popular highlights in the program, like Salzburg Fortress, Mozart's Birthplace or the shopping lane 'Getreidegasse'.

Our new VW Comfort-Minivan gives us the flexibility to travel in Salzburg city and the mountains, along routes that are not accessible with a large coach, enabling us to stop at the most beautiful photo spots.

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600 to 750 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • > Private full day tour (only your group is participating)
    • > Drive in comfortable new Volkswagen Minivan (a/c)
    • > Licensed, friendly and passionate Guide with more than 20 years of professional experience
    • > Selected scenic routes
    • > Duration: 9 hrs or 12,5 hrs
    • > Bottled mineral water
    • > No hidden costs!
    • > COVID-19 SAFE
    What's excluded :
    • < Entrance fees (if requested)
    • < Food
    • < Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Wasserspiele Hellbrunn
    • Entry/Admission - Museum der Moderne
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Wolfgang
    • Entry/Admission - Rossfeld Panoramastrasse
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Maria Ramersdorf Kirche, Ramersdorfer Str. 6, 81669 Munich, Bavaria Germany

    The following 20 stops can all be visited in our 12.5-hour tour! (during the 10-hour tour a corresponding selection...) If necessary, we would be happy to advise you on the selection of your favorite stops in advance with you that guarantees an eventful yet relaxing day! ...

    As this is YOUR exclusive tour, we welcome your suggestions and do our best to accommodate your wishes. Whether you prefer to stay longer at one stop or add a whole new one, let us know and we’ll adapt your bespoke tour accordingly.

    ... but now: Look forward to a delightful tour, resting assured that you are in good hands with your friendly & professional tour guide, who will take you on eventful, informative yet relaxing excursions in our comfortable new VW-Minivan.

    ... at the old pilgrimage church of St. Maria Ramersdorf from the 14th century we leave Munich and take the Autobahn (motorway) A8 heading Southeast ...

    Stop At: Nonnberg Convent, Nonnberggasse 2, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Nonnberg Abbey was founded in 712 and is today the world's oldest Christian convent with an uninterrupted tradition.

    Outdoor shots can be seen at the beginning of the film.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Salzburg Cathedral, Kapitelplatz 2, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Sound Of Music relevance: In the pedestrian zones of the old town of Salzburg, some outdoor shots were taken: at Residenzplatz with the "most beautiful baroque fountain north of the Alps" and at the cathedral square.

    The interior of the Salzburg Cathedral was not visible in the film, but you should not miss a look into the baroque church together with your guide!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Kapitelplatz, Kapitelpl., 5020 Salzburg, Austria

    The Kapitelplatz offers great views of the fortress and the cathedral.
    Thanks to the baroque "Kapitelschwemme", once used as a water trough for horses, one feels transported to Italy!

    Market stalls in the square offer souvenirs and some sweets.

    SOM relevance: Julie Andrews can be seen here in one of the scenes.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, Moenchsberg 34, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    From the 11th century Hohensalzburg is one of the largest and best preserved fortresses in Europe. If Napoleon had not come, it might never have been conquered.

    The entrance fee includes the ascent and descent with the funicular, a 30-minute audio guide and access to the spectacular Gothic prince rooms. Also spectacular is the view of the
    city and mountains.

    Prices (2019): € 16.30 per adult, children (6 - 14 years): € 9.30
    Reductions on request

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: Schloss Frohnburg, Hellbrunner Allee 53, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

    Frohnburg Castle was built in the 17th century and today houses part of the Mozarteum University.

    SOM relevance: In the film it represents the front of Villa Trapp.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Schloss Leopoldskron, Leopoldskronstrasse 56-58, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Leopoldskron castle is a former archbishop's summer residence from the 18th century and is now used as a hotel.

    SOM relevance: The building with its idyllic gardens and terraces on the Leopoldskroner Weiher represents the back of the Trapp-Villa.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Sound of Music Pavilion, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

    Today, you can admire the Sound of Music gazebo at Schloßpark Hellbrunn.
    It was taken to Schloß Leopoldskron for the filming.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Wasserspiele Hellbrunn, Fuerstenweg 37, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    THE highlight of Salzburg! Built over 400 years ago, these are the
    world's best-preserved water features from this era. Experience "up
    close" how bored prince-archbishops surprised their guests...

    Open daily from 28 March to 1 November 2021.

    Ticket prices (2021): € 13.50 per adult, children (4 - 18 years): € 6.00

    Duration: 35 minutes

    Pass By: Nonntaler Hauptstraße, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

    Located in the south of the old town, on the historic Nonntaler main
    street, is the more than 300 year-old Erhard church.

    SOM relevance: Its Baroque façade and the neighboring house can be seen on a Sound of Music carriage ride.

    Stop At: Mozartsteg, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

    By the end of 1920, the pedestrian bridge opened in 1903 was subject to a toll. Enjoy from the eastern shore one of the most beautiful views of the river Salzach, the old town and the fortress Hohensalzburg.

    SOM relevance: Or do a little dance here, like Julie Andrews did in the movie Sound of Music!

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Mozartplatz, Motzartplatz, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Admire the monument to the most famous son of the city here: the Mozart monument with baroque buildings and alpine peaks in the background is one of the most popular photo opportunities in Salzburg.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Herbert-von-Karajan-Platz, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

    This place, named after the famous Salzburg conductor Herbert von Karajan (+1989), is home to another baroque horse-back, and offers great views of the festival houses, the Peterskirche and the fortress.

    SOM relevance: This square was used for an outdoor shoot.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Museum der Moderne, Mönchsberg 32, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

    The Mönchsberg, which can be reached via a 30-second lift ride, offers fantastic views of the old town and fortress all the way to the Alps in the distance.

    SOM relevance: It was the beginning of the Sound of Music-"Do-Re-Mi-" scene.

    Prices Mönchsberg lift (2020): € 3.90 per adult, children (6 - 14 years): € 2.00)

    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Mirabell Palace and Gardens, Mirabellplatz 4, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    "Mirabell" means "beautiful view", and hardly any view of the old town and its fortress is more beautiful than this palace from the early 17th century.
    Archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau had it built along with its beautiful gardens for his secret wife Salome Alt as "Schloss

    SOM relevance: Numerous singing and dancing scenes with 'Maria and the Trapp children' were filmed here.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Wolfgang, St Gilgen 5340 Austria

    The crossing by ferry to the world famous "Weisses Rössl vom
    Wolfgangsee" will delight everyone. Drive like 'Maria and the Trapp
    children' with the spectacular (steam) cog railway in 35 minutes to the 1,782 meters (5,840 ft.) high prospective Schafberg.

    SOM relevance: Lake Wolfgangsee can be seen in the aerial photographs in the Filmintro.

    Prices boat trip Wolfgangsee (2020):
    € 8.60 per adult, children (4 - 14 years): € 4.40

    Cogwheeltrain Schafbergbahn (2020):
    € 42.00 per adult, children (4 - 14 years): € 21.00

    Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

    Pass By: Mondsee, Mondsee, Upper Austria

    On the scenic route from Lake Wolfgangsee to Mondsee, we drive along the shore of the lake of the same name, just like 'Maria and the Trapps'.

    Stop At: Basilika St. Michael, Kirchengasse 1, Mondsee 5310 Austria

    The Roman Catholic Basilica Mondsee replaces an earlier building from the early 12th century and fascinates with its gothic-baroque decor.

    SOM relevance: The famous Sound of Music wedding was filmed here.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Felsenreitschule, Hofstallgasse 1, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    This venue was hewn directly into the Mönchsberg in the late 18th
    century. It was used as an archiepiscopal summer riding school. With a capacity of 1,437 spectators, it is today one of the most important concert halls in Salzburg.

    SOM relevance: The famous "Edelweiss-" song was shot here.

    The visit of the interior is only possible as part of a 1-hour guided tour (usually only once a day).
    Please contact us after your booking if you are interested in such a
    tour (fee 2019: € 7.00)

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Petersfriedhof, Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    If you look around the beautiful cemetery of the Archabbey of St. Peter (founded around 696), you will notice that the escape scene at the end of the movie was not filmed here (but in the 20th Century-Fox Studios in Hollywood).

    SOM relevance: However, one of the cemetery chapels was used for an interior shot.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Marktschellenberg, Marktschellenberg, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria

    On the way to Roßfeld we pass Marktschellenberg.

    SOM relevance: On a spectacular meadow high above this Bavarian village, one of the most famous dance scenes in the Alps was shot with Julie Andrews.
    Please note that the meadow and its surroundings are now privately owned and therefore access is not always possible. Furthermore, to get to the top of the meadow, a very steep ascent and descent of 25 minutes each would be required.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Rossfeld Panoramastrasse, Berchtesgaden National Park, Berchtesgaden, Bavaria Germany

    The construction of this magnificent panoramic road road was started in 1938, it was completed in 1955.

    SOM relevance: At 1,600 meters (5,250 ft.) height, we find the location of the final scene of the film with its great views.
    However, nobody will reach the Swiss border as simply as in the movie!

    The toll fee is € 8.50 for your entire group, regardless the number of people.

    Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up at 07:30 AM or 09:00 AM at your Hotel or any address in Munich.Pick-up (and/or return) is also possible outside Munich (e.g. MUC airport) on customer request; additional costs may apply. We will be happy to inform you!
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Stroller accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • TRAVEL*SAFE & WITH CONFIDENCE ...and the certainty that with ALL our tours you & your Loved ones are safe and protected - Since our vehicle is equipped with the protective partition screens (removable), we now even exceed all COVID-19 requirements: 1) Only your group travels in our Minivan, which is cleaned and disinfected after each use. Hand Sanitizer is on board. 2) As your (Driver-) Guide I can provide an up-to-date health-certificate. 3) The Minivan is driven EXCLUSIVELY by me (owner of SiGHTSEEiNG BAVARiA EXCLUSiVE) - so there is 100% transparency and maximum security guaranteed. 4) When we leave the minivan for sightseeing, we STRICTLY AVOID ALL CROWDS AND GATHERINGS. The top priority is to keep a safe distance! If you have any doubts about visiting a particular attraction, we will always be able to offer alternative destinations. 5) We keep ourselves up-to-date on the latest recommendations and directives of the WHO and the German government. 6) If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us anytime. // WHENEVER YOU ARE READY FOR YOUR NEXT TRIP: Trust in SiGHTSEEiNG BAVARiA EXCLUSiVE Tours - even in turbulent times - we take the situation seriously and take prudent measures to keep you safe! Stay healthy & well, with warm regards, Stefan [SiGHTSEEiNG BAVARiA EXCLUSiVE]
    • Photo Credit: © Tourismus Salzburg (#2, #4, #9 and #last), © Sightseeing Bavaria Exclusive (rest)
    • Valid identity documents are required for crossing the border into Austria!
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • We wish our valued customers a HAPPY and HEALTHY New Year 2021 ... WHENEVER YOU ARE READY FOR YOUR NEXT EXPERIENCE: Trust our comprehensive COVID-19 measures on this and our 30 other EXCLUSiVE tours and travel SAFE & COMFORTABLE... - More about COVID-19 under "Additional Info".
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