The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg

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  • Location: Salzburg, Austria
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3595001A
The hills are alive with The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg. Enjoy a day trip visiting the breathtaking landscapes and locations where the famous musical, 'The Sound of Music,' was filmed. The English-speaking guide not only shows you the highlights of the film, but also the historical and architectural landmarks in the city, as well as a part of the picturesque lake district.


  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Popular choice with kids
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Relax and listen to the soundtrack or sing along to the famous songs and lyrics including 'My Favourite Things,' 'Do-Re-Mi,' 'Edelweiss,' 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain,' 'Sixteen Going on Seventeen,' 'The Lonely Goatherd' and, of course, the glorious title song, 'The Sound of Music.'

You will stop in Mondsee for roughly one hour where you will have free time to explore Mondsee Cathedral, the setting of the famous film wedding. You can also explore this beautiful Austrian town at your leisure and we recommend stopping by Mrs Brown's cafe to taste the best 'crisp apple strudel' in Mondsee.

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Departure Point:
Tour departs from the bus terminal at Mirabellplatz (in front of St. Andrew's Church)
Departure Time:
4 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Tour concludes at Mirabellplatz (bus terminal)

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9:15am Departure
Code: EN0915

Departs at 9:15am

USD $45.21
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2pm Departure
Code: EN1400

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The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg

The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg


  • Transport by air-conditioned coach


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Collapsible wheelchairs can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark

The Sound of Music Film Locations in Salzburg:

  • Mirabell Gardens - The Mirabell Gardens were laid out in the 18th century. Maria and the children were seen dancing around the statue of Pegasus, the winged horse, and throughout the gardens singing 'Do-Re-Mi.'
  • Leopoldskron Castle - The front side of the castle was used as the Trapp family home, the children were boating on the Leopoldskron Lake and fell into the water. The Venetian room was copied from the castle and used as the ballroom.
  • Hellbrunn Castle - This hunting castle was built in the early 17th century by Prince-Archbishop Markus Sittikus. In the gardens the glass pavillion was reconstructed for the pleasure of those fans still returning after 30 years.
  • Nonnberg Abbey - Nonnberg Abbey is the oldest convent in the German speaking part of Europe. Maria was a novice there. The baron and Maria were married here in 1927. The scenes for the movie made here include the opening with the nuns going to Mass and Maria coming too late.
  • St Gilgen and Lake Wolfgang - Scenery shown at the beginning of the movie was filmed at Lake Fuschl on the way to St Gilgen. Like the Mozart family, visitors from all over the world appreciate the beautiful village in the Salzkammergut.
  • Wedding Church Mondsee - Mondsee Cathedral was used as the location for Maria and the Baron's wedding in the film.

Please note: The coach will visit all film locations listed above. You will get off the bus at Leopoldskron Castle, Hellbrunn Castle, St Gilgen and Lake Wolfgang and Mondsee.

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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Barry K, November 2015

David tour guide was brilliant
Very knowledgeable on the whole sound of music and the beautiful sights on all our tour
He got everyone on coach having a fantastic time
Would def recommend. Value for money
All round fantastic tour
Beautiful Saltzburg

Reviewed by: Amy A, November 2015

Excellent! The guide was fabulous!

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Tour code: 3595001A