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Day Trip to Salzburg from Vienna

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  • Transfers included
  • Hotel pickup

Explore the most popular sights at Salzburg on an unforgettable day trip. Visit the original filming locations of the movie The Sound of Music and walk in the footsteps of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a picturesque bus ride through the beautiful landscape of Salzkammergut.

  • Stop for Instagram-worthy pictures at Lake Wolfgangsee.

  • See Salzburg's most popular sights on a guided walking tour.

  • Visit some film locations of the movie The Sound of Music.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up from selected hotels

  • Bus trip from Vienna to Salzburg in modern coach

  • Guided city walk of Salzburg

  • Expert tour guide (English or Spanish)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Johanne Robichaud

Johanne

5/5

Mar, 2024

It was has described. Guide and driver were professional. We enjoyed the tour with the Guide and the free time in Salzburg.
Indranil Banerjee

Indranil

5/5

Sep, 2023

It was an amazing day trip from Vienna to Salzburg. The guide Karl made the trip even better. Started from a very central location in front of the State Opera House. The journey and the views were spectacular. The bus was double storeyed and very comfortable. The views of locations where the iconic movie The Sound of Music was shot were spectacular. Once we reached Salzburg Karl showed us around on the walking tour and explained everything in great details. Wish we had another hour in Salzburg as a lot of time went away finding a good place to eat. The stops on the way had very expensive food and drinks. All in all a very good trip.
Tatiana P Lee Amaya

Tatiana

4/5

Jun, 2024

Jitendra Lodha

Jitendra

4/5

Jan, 2024

Sudha Arun

Sudha

5/5

Dec, 2023

Sit back and unwind on a comfortable bus on a relaxing drive to Salzburg. As you peer out the window, you will come across endless landscapes of greenery of the beautiful countryside of Salzkammergut. The majestic range of mountains and clear lakes are truly a treat for the eyes. Any fans of “The Sound of Music” will recognize the landscape from the opening scenes of the movie.

Walking tour of Salzburg

Once you reach Salzburg, your tour guide will be ready to take you on a guided walking tour of its most popular tourist sights. The first stop is the stunning Mirabell Palace where you might recognize a few famous locations from the movie The Sound of Music. In the garden of the palace you will spot the place where Maria and the children sang “Do-Re-Mi-Fa-So.” Marvel at the fountains and the steps as you reimagine scenes from the movie. Next, you will notice the horse pond where Baron Trapp sang the iconic Edelweiß song as he bid farewell to Maria.

One of the major highlights of the city tour of Salzburg is Getreidegasse. This is the street that houses the birthplace of the legend Mozart. With iconic designs from the 18th century, the street is a delightful stop on your tour.

Other popular attractions that you will visit include the University Church, the Salzburg Cathedral, the Festival Hall, and St. Peter’s Abbey.

Towards the evening, you will have some time to explore the city on your own where you can eat, shop, or simply admire the city’s sights and sounds. The estimated time of arrival back in Vienna is around 8pm.

Accessibility

  • Guide dogs are allowed.

Important Information

  • The departure from Salzburg will be at 4pm, so make sure that you arrive on time.
  • Make sure to carry a passport with you.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID to your tour guide.

  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification.

Hotel Transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pickups and drop-offs from selected hotels.

  • While booking, please provide the name of your hotel.

  • On the day of your tour, please arrive at your hotel lobby 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled pickup time.

  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of your hotel.

  • If your hotel is not in the pickup zone, the meeting point is Vienna State Opera/Staatsoper (Opernring 2, 1010 Wien).

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

  • By bus: Take bus #2A to Kärntner Straße station which is right in front of the meeting point.

  • By tram: Take trams #1, #2, #71, D, or U2Z to the Oper, Karlsplatz U station. From there, it is a 1-min walk to the meeting point.

  • By metro: Take line U1 or U4 to the Karlsplatz subway station. From there, it is a 2-min walk to the meeting point.

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