Salzburg The Sound of Music Tour

Short holiday in Music City Salzburg

2 nights/3 days - 2018

A short stay in Salzburg, the small town that emanates music and charm. Near Austria's scenic lake district, this city of Mozart enchants you at every step. Discover the sites where the famous Sound of Music, one of the most beloved movies of all times was filmed, stroll the cobble stoned streets of old Salzburg and marvel surrounding scenery close to the foothills of the Alps. Additional Vienna and Salzburg combination tours.

 salzburg sound of music package


Tour Package Includes:

  • 2 nights accommodation in Salzburg in the hotel category of your choice

  • Sound of Music tour to the original sites of the famous movie

  • Coffee and Austrian pastry at a nice cafe in the city center

  • Entrance ticket to Mozart's Birthplace

  • Sound of Music Keepsake

Price Per person in Euro
($ rate varies with the exchange)
2 night holiday package
dbl sngl trpl
Deluxe
Radisson Altstadt  
  RQ  RQ  
First Class
Hotel NH Salzburg City
or 
Goldenes Theaterhotel  or hotel Wyndham Grand
Jan -22 Mar 2018
187 269  
1 Apr - 13 July and 1 Sep - 21 Dec 2018 270 352  
14 July - 31 Aug 2018 and Adevnet weekends:
30 Nov-1 Dec, 7-8 Dec, 14-15 Dec, 22-23 Dec, 2018
305 387  
Standard 3 Star
Hotel Hofwirt
or hotel Astoria or similar
Jan -22 Mar 2018
171 253
1 Apr - 18 July and 1 Sep - 23 Dec 2018 223 306  
18 July - 31 Aug 2018 and Advent  weekends:
30Nov-1 Dec, 7-8 Dec, 14-15 Dec, 22-23 Dec 2018
245 328  

Shuttle transfers: (rates for one way)
Train station or Airport to the Hotel in Salzburg: 60.00 EURO/car per way

Optional concert tickets in the Mirabell Palace : Euro 46 - CAT A / Euro 38 - CAT B

Optional Mozart Dinner Concert in the Stiftskeller St. Peter: Euro 68 per person (drinks not included )

Daily at 8pm.

 A guest of Mozart - A seduction in music and the culinary arts in the stylish ambiance of the historic Baroque hall in the Stiftskeller St. Peter restaurant. Enjoy the most popular compositions by W. A. Mozart by candlelight - with music played by Salzburg artists in historic costumes - and a multiple-course dinner, prepared according to traditional recipes from the 17th and 18th centuries. Imagine the joy of living in Mozart's Salzburg with all its colourful costumes and its culinary joys, let yourself be enchanted.

OPTIONAL TOURS FROM SALZBURG or Tour Descriptions

Tour - Eagles Nest   Available: May 15th until Oct 31st
Departure: 8.45 am      Duration: 4,5 h
Price; Euro 58 per person

A special kind of adventure awaits you on our excursion to Bavaria - Berchtesgaden. Past the village Anif and cross the Austrian-Bavarian border. Along the Königsee River Valley, through the Bavarian mountains, along romantic farmhouses and Obersalzberg, we arrive at the highlight of our journey. A bus and elevator will bring us to the Eagles Nest . The buses to the Eagle's Nest are equipped with special engines and brakes to transport you from the Obersalzberg to the Eagle's Nest. The adventurous bus ride along the steep rock walls and deep gorges takes about 20 minutes.  During the journey you will have a splendid view up to the 'Hoher Goell' and across the snowcapped peaks of the Bavarian mountains. With the elevator (length 425 ft) you enter the Eagle's Nest (6.017 ft). On the way down contented faces are living proof that it was a successful excursion and many of the guests will return again and again to the Eagle's Nest.
Afterwards you have the chance to regain your strength with some Bavarian specialties.


A Walk Through History (walking tour of Salzburg)
Departure time 11.30 am (from May 15th till October 15th)   Duration 1,5 to 2 hours
Price Euro 19 per adult Euro 15,00 per child

For centuries, Salzburg was a proud state ruled by Archbishops who lavished great wealth and splendid architecture on the city sometimes called the "Rome of the North" because of its many churches and cathedrals. Iti is also called the "city of Mozart" as the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  On this walking tour, you can taken in examples of Salzburg's breathtaking Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque artistry. Near the start of your walk you will encounter the world famous gardens of Mirabell, and view the house where Mozart was raised. Crossing a footbridge into the Baroque City Centre, you will sen the house where Salzburg's most famous composer was born, and the renowned shopping street Getreidegasse.

Among the picturesque streets and hidden byways of the Old City you will see the Salzburg Dome Cathedral, St. Peter's Monastery and many other important sights and symbols.  Your guide will cover not only the history of Salzburg, but also the most interesting information about its most famous citizens, from Mozart himself to Maria von Trapp. The tour starts at the Panorama Tours busterminal across from the Mirabell Palace next to St. Andrä Church. Entrance fees are not included.

Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines Tour
Departure: 8.45 and 14.00     - Duration: approx. 4 hours
Price; Euro 53 per person

Something very different awaits you, should you decide to visit the Saltmines. Past the hunting castle Hellbrunn we cross the Austrian-Bavarian border. Along the Königseeache valley, through the Bavarian mountains, past romantic farmhouses and the ruins of Obersalzberg - Hitler's former mountain retreat - we arrive at the highlight of the journey, the 500-year-old Saltmines.

Wearing the traditional miners' clothing, you enter the mines and hear the historical as well as the legendary tales of the fascinating underground world. Using the same slides as hundreds of miners before you, you go down a 100-foot-long slide into the grottos, the magical world beneath the surface of the earth. With a raft ride on the salt lake and a miniature train ride we end our romantic and educational adventure.

Afterwards you have the chance to regain your strength with some Bavarian specialities during a stop in Berchtesgaden. Highlights: View of Hitler's 'Eagle's Nest'. Magnificent views across the snowcapped peaks of the Bavarian mountains. Dress up in miners' clothes. Riding on original mining waggons, 100-foot-slide to the grottos, a film showing the origin of the salt deposits. Boat ride on the salt lake. Stop in Berchtesgaden.

Tour  - Salzkammergut - Lake district
Route: Salzburg (Mirabellplatz) - Fuschl - St.Wolfgang (May 1 - Oct 26th by boat)
St. Gilgen - Krottensee - Mondsee - Salzburg (Mirabellplatz)
Departure: 14.00    Duration: 4 hours
Price: Euro 45 per person

The Lake district with its natural beauty and exceptional landscape already hosted the Austrian Emperor Franz Josef and his family for their summer vacation. Splendid hunts were held there by Salzburgs Prince Archbishops.

On this tour you can experience the breathtaking beauty of one of Austria's most beautiful regions - the lake district just beyond the gates of Salzburg. With a view down to Salzburg we begin our excursion to the scenic and historical landmarks of the surroundings. We will point out the impressive hunting castle Fuschl, today a luxury hotel, where the Prince Archbishops spent many seasons.

In St. Wolfgang there is time to visit the famous winged Gothic altar by Michael Pacher and a stop at the 'White Horse Inn' for refreshments. From St. Wolfgang we will go by boat (May 1st - Oct 26th) to St. Gilgen on the other side of Lake St. Wolfgang. After 25 minutes we will land in St. Gilgen, where Mozart's mother was born. Passing Castle Hüttenstein we continue along the Mondsee. The ever changing and contrasting scenery will make this tour an unforgettable memory.

Classical Salzburg City Tour
Departure: 9.30, 11.00, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00
Duration:   1,5 h coach tour incl. 24h-Salzburg-Card
Price: Euro 45 per person

Grand Salzburg City Tour including Hellbrunn Palace and the 24-hour Salzburg Card (offers you free admission to all major Salzburg sights and free rides on all public buses within Salzburg City limits. Take the cogwheel train up to the Fortress Hohensalzburg and enjoy the view over the roofs of the Baroque old town).

R
oute: Schloß Mirabell - Schwarzstraße - Marionettentheater - Landestheater - Staatsbrücke - Mozart's Birthplace - Gstättentor - Horse's Pond - University - Festival Halls - St. Peter - Dom - Mozartsteg - Alpenstraße - Schloß Hellbrunn - Morzg - Schloß Frohnburg - Nonntal - Schloß Leopoldskron - Theatergasse - Mozart's Residence

On the Traces of Mozart - Mozart City Tour
Departure: 9.30, 11.00, 12.00, 14.00, 15.00
Duration:  1,5 h coach tour  1 h at the museum
Price: Euro 28 per person
Salzburg City Sightseeing Tour including the reopened Mozart's Residence . Over the centuries the Prince Archbishops represented the worldly and clerical power in their own independent principality.

Many impressive monuments still stand witness to their reign. Renowned architects and artists worked throughout the centuries to create architectural jewels. since the 18th century until today you can hear the sound of Mozart's Magic Flute and other famous compositions between those historic walls.

Let Panorama Tours give you an insight into the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque aspects of the city as Mozart saw it. After the bus tour, you will visit the newly reopened Mozart Residence, on Makart Square. You will have the opportunity to see an informative multi-media show.

Route: Schloß Mirabell - Schwarzstraße - Marionettentheater - Landestheater - Staatsbrücke - Mozart's Birthplace - Gstättentor - Horse's Pond - University - Festival Halls - St. Peter - Dom - Mozartsteg - Alpenstraße - Schloß Hellbrunn - Morzg - Schloß Frohnburg - Nonntal - Schloß Leopoldskron - Theatergasse - Mozart's Residence

Sound of Music Tour
Duration: approx. 4 hours
Departure:  daily at 9.30a.m.; 2.00p.m.
Price: Euro 45 per person

A wonderful ride with breathtaking views of the landscape where the opening scenes were filmed. Relax and listen to the original Sound of Music soundtrack. Our English-speaking guide not only shows you the highlights of the film 'Sound of Music' but also the historical and architectural landmarks in the city, as well as a part of the picturesque lake district.
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
In Mondsee Cathedral the film wedding between Julie Andrews as Maria and Christopher Plummer as the Baron took place.