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Mozart Geburtshaus: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Munich: Salzburg Day Trip by Train

1. From Munich: Salzburg Day Trip by Train

Visit the hometown of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on a full-day tour from Munich. Travel by train and in the imperial city, visit his place of birth (optional), his residence, the streets he walked, and the cafés he drank in. Salzburg is also one of the most popular set-jetting destinations in the world for one simple reason, “The Sound of Music.” Visit sites you will remember from the silver screen such as the beautiful Mirabelle Gardens where Julie Andrews and the children were filmed singing “Do-Re-Mi.” An expert guide will take you on a train ride from Munich to Austria. You will be provided with a map and get a 1.5-hour orientation tour through the major sites.  Explore one of the finest preserved medieval old towns in Europe, crisscrossed with romantic winding shopping streets and venerable market places adorned with outstanding architectural monuments of the later baroque era. See piazzas and fountains, the stunning Domkirche Cathedral, pleasure gardens, palaces, and churches, monasteries and catacombs, and confectionaries and patisseries. You will also go to the oldest restaurant on the continent. You will then have 3 hours to explore the city for yourself, before meeting up for the return journey. During your free time, you can visit the breathtaking 900-year-old fortress Festung Hohensalzburg, the magnificent edifice that dominates the city's skyline, itself framed by the spectacular encirclement of mountains stretching into the horizon. 

Salzburg 2.5-Hour Walking Tour: Mozart, Old Town & More

2. Salzburg 2.5-Hour Walking Tour: Mozart, Old Town & More

Explore the heart of the city of Salzburg. Starting at Palace Mirabell, you will explore the sights here. The palace was built under the reign of the famous baroque Prince Archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Reitenau for his mistress Salome Alt and their 15 children. At the Makartplatz, next to the Palace Mirabell, you will see the Mozart Residence. You will explore the New Town and this side of the river before crossing the bridge “Makartsteg” to arrive at the Old Town of Salzburg. While here we will get to Salzburg’s most famous street, the Getreidegasse, which is especially renowned for its wrought-iron trade signs and Mozart’s Birthplace. Stroll through Salzburg’s Old Town to admire its historic buildings, such as the medieval apartments and churches that were built from the Middle Ages to the baroque time, and conclude the tour with a panoramic view from Mönchsberg Hill with a free guide (optional).

From Vienna: Day Tour of Salzburg

3. From Vienna: Day Tour of Salzburg

Drive through the stunning natural beauty of the Salzkammergut region on this day trip from Vienna to Salzburg. Uncover historical sites on a guided walking tour of the Salzburg Old Town. Take pictures of some film locations from the hit film "The Sound of Music." Be picked up from the centrally-located Vienna State Opera house and relax aboard a spacious and airconditioned coach on the ride through the countryside. Take in views of mountains and lakes as you pass through the UNESCO-listed Salzkammergut region.  Arrive in Salzburg and head to the Old Town. Follow your guide through the cobbled streets to see the Cathedral, the Festival Theater, and St Peter's Church and graveyard. Find the grave of Nannerl, Mozart's sister.  Stop outside the archbishops' residence and the house Mozart was born in. See the Pferdeschwemme (Horse Well) where the song "Edelweis" was performed in 'The Sound of Music" and view Mirabell Palace where "Do Re Mi" was filmed. Admire beautiful views of the Hohensalzburg fortress before returning by coach to the Vienna State Opera house.

Salzburg: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Tour

4. Salzburg: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Tour

Get to know Salzburg at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device (via a link and login credentials received upon booking), use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Salzburg’s most important attractions on foot. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour. As you walk through the city, enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day.Learn interesting information about the attractions and the city. You can start playing anytime, the schedule is indicative. Start your tour from the much-photographed St. Andrew's Church. Visit the Mozart Residence with the heavy history of the huge artist who inhabited it, still the romantic Marko-Feingold-Steg bridge with countless locks will give you the opportunity for a unique view. Take a photo at the imposing Salzburg Residence with its magnificent architecture, and learn about the most famous Austrian ever, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Visit Residence Square with its unique art fountain. You will also pass by the Dom of Salzburg with a history of almost 1500 years. Admire St Peter's Abbey with its unique interior. The Kapitelschwemme with its architecture will fascinate you and your camera! See, walk, and relax around the Hohensalzburg Fortress, right out of a fairy tale, which with its incredible view will be the icing on the cake of this tour!

Salzburg: Small-Group Day Trip from Vienna

5. Salzburg: Small-Group Day Trip from Vienna

See the sights of Salzburg on a full-day tour from Vienna, with optional drop off for those who want to stay the night. Traveling in small groups of no more than 8 people, the intimate tour will take you through the breathtaking scenery of the Vienna Woods, with the peaks of the Alps in the distance, and on to the stunning Austrian lake district. Stop by picture-postcard Lake Attersee and visit the charming alpine village of St. Gilgen at lake Wolfgangsee, a famous location in the hit movie "The Sound of Music." Upon arrival in Salzburg, discover Salzburg's UNESCO-listed Old Town with your guide on a leisurely walking tour. Hear intriguing stories about the city's famous inhabitants as you pass Mozart's birthplace, the colorful gardens of Mirabell Palace, the cemetery of the Abbey of St. Peter, Salzburg Cathedral, and the Archbishop’s Palace. Spend the afternoon in Salzburg with plenty of free time to purchase lunch and wander Mozart town on your own before making the journey back to Vienna with your driver.

Salzburg: City Exploration Game and Tour

6. Salzburg: City Exploration Game and Tour

Combine the excitement of a sightseeing city tour with a game fun on this self-guided smartphone walking tour in X. Find attractions easily with the app's navigation function. Download the app and start the game by going to the first location. Use observation, logic, imagination, and teamwork to solve the riddle at each location, the riddles are always hard. Pause the app at any point if you want to take a break, stop for coffee, or spend some more time visiting one of the sights. Play the game at your own pace. Start your tour from the much-photographed St. Andrew's Church. Visit the Mozart Residence with the heavy history of the huge artist who inhabited it, still the romantic Marko-Feingold-Steg bridge with countless locks will give you the opportunity for a unique view. Take a photo at the imposing Salzburg Residence with its magnificent architecture, and learn about the most famous Austrian ever, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Visit Residence Square with its unique art fountain. You will also pass by the Dom of Salzburg with a history of almost 1500 years. Admire St Peter's Abbey with its unique interior. The Kapitelschwemme with its architecture will fascinate you and your camera! See, walk, and relax around the Hohensalzburg Fortress, right out of a fairy tale, which with its incredible view will be the icing on the cake of this tour!

Salzburg: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

7. Salzburg: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour from the much-photographed St. Andrew's Church. Visit the Mozart Residence with the heavy history of the huge artist who inhabited it, still the romantic Marko-Feingold-Steg bridge with countless locks will give you the opportunity for a unique view. Take a photo at the imposing Salzburg Residence with its magnificent architecture, and learn about the most famous Austrian ever, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Visit Residence Square with its unique art fountain. You will also pass by the Dom of Salzburg with a history of almost 1500 years. Admire St Peter's Abbey with its unique interior. The Kapitelschwemme with its architecture will fascinate you and your camera! See, walk, and relax around the Hohensalzburg Fortress, right out of a fairy tale, which with its incredible view will be the icing on the cake of this tour!

Salzburg Private Walking Tour

8. Salzburg Private Walking Tour

Salzburg has everything, from culture, architecture, music, and history at the highest level to exquisite views. You will fall in love with this city’s personality, elegance and charm. The city that gave the world Mozart reveals its secrets like the pages in a book. Marvel at the historic buildings and monuments and gain an insight into the rich cultural heritage of Austria. In the city that still today breathes the Sound of Music, you will learn about the ins and outs of the life of Mozart and the story of the famous Von Trapp family in which the musical was based on. See the impressive Mirabell Palace, built by Prince-Archbishop Wolf Dietrich for his beloved courtesan Salome Alt. Enter Getreidegasse, the bustling heart of Salzburg’s Old Town, to find Mozart’s Birthplace, where the prodigy was born on 27 January 1756. Learn all about the Residenz, where the prince-archbishops that ruled the city-state held court until Salzburg became part of the Habsburg Empire in the 19th century. See Salzburg’s Cathedral, or Salzburger Dom, an imposing example of monumental architecture from the days of the Early Baroque and admire its treasures that include a bronze baptismal font with lions at its base, in which Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was christened. Explore the diversity of Salzburg in a walking tour that covers all the main highlights of this cosmopolitan city.

From Vienna: Salzburg Small-Group Day Trip

9. From Vienna: Salzburg Small-Group Day Trip

Hop on the van and start an incredible journey through some of Austria's most picturesque places. Before getting to Salzburg, make several stops in Austria's Lake Region, well known for the celebrated film "The Sound of Music". Discover the St. Michael basilica in Mondsee, also well-known as the filming location of the wedding scene in the movie. Experience the uniqueness of St. Gilgen, a tiny village counting among its attractions with the birth house of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s mother. Meet your local expert tour guide upon arrival in Salzburg and enjoy an informative guided walking tour covering the most remarkable landmarks of the town. Visit the Do-Re-Mi stairs from "The Sound of Music" in Mirabell gardens, discover Mozart's birth house, Salzburg Cathedral and St Peter's Abbey in the old town and taste the original Mozart chocolate balls by Fürst. Enjoy your free time after the sightseeing tour. At the end of your visit to Mozart's hometown, relax, sit back and enjoy the worry-free transfer in the minivan back to Vienna. The trip concludes with a drop-off at your hotel or private apartment.

Salzburg Old Town, Mozart, Mirabell Gardens Walking Tour

10. Salzburg Old Town, Mozart, Mirabell Gardens Walking Tour

Why is Salzburg known as the City of Music? Join our knowledgeable and funny Local Guide on a group walking tour of the Old Town to discover the history and cultural heritage of this charming city. See the most important monuments, churches and historical landmarks and enjoy live commentary in 1 chosen language. Discover the best of Salzburg! Join our 2-hour group tour of Salzburg to visit the famous Mirabell Gardens and discover other highlights of the Old Town, including sites related to Mozart. We'll begin our walking tour in Kurgarten, only few steps away from the magnificent Mirabell Palace. Our Expert Guide will lead the group of up to 25 participants to the ornamental Mirabell Gardens and show us the locations where the Sound of Music was filmed. It’s a must-see for every fan of music! Next, we'll head to the historic Old Town, admiring the views over the Salzach River along the way. We'll pass Mozart’s former residence and Mozart’s Birthplace at the notable Getreidegasse street. We'll see the university church Kollegienkirche and wander around the Residenzplatz, home to Baroque landmarks such as Salzburg Cathedral and the Residenz. You won’t miss hidden gems such as the Mariensäule fountain in Domplatz, and the Goldene Kugel and Kapitelschwemme in Kapitelplatz, which is also the best spot in the Old Town to see the hilltop Hohensalzburg Fortress from below. Don't miss out!

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Our day trip was very exciting. After the train ride which took about 2 hrs we arrived in Salzburg. Our guide told us about the history of Salzburg and showed us the most interesting places. Afterwards we got plenty of time to visit the city on our own.

June Ko is a very great, experienced leader! She has so much background knowledge about Salzburg, Austria and the different eras! Thank you very much for the wonderful hours across Salzburg. Kind regards Julia & Dominic

I got an impression of the origins of the city that I had not previously known. Overall, I also liked the entertaining nature of the tour. We had fun.

Lucia is really nice ❤️ Will recommend this trip 🫶🏻

I could visit the city independently and at my pace.