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Salzburg: Small-Group Day Trip from Vienna

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Activity provider: Vienna a la carte

Salzburg: Small-Group Day Trip from Vienna

Activity provider: Vienna a la carte
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From £171.71 per person

Explore Salzburg and the beautiful lake region of the hit movie "The Sound of Music" on a 12-hour sightseeing tour from Vienna. Travel in small groups of no more than 8 people for personalized attention in alpine villages, Mozart’s birthplace and more.

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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Discover the beautiful lake region of Austria and locations from "The Sound of Music"
  • Visit the charming alpine village of St. Gilgen at Lake Wolfgangsee
  • See Salzburg's top attractions, including the birthplace of Mozart
  • Go to Mirabell Palace, where the Do-Re-Mi song was filmed
  • Discover where the Von Trapp family lived
Full description

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.

  • Live guide in English
  • Transport by Deluxe Mercedes Sprinter Minibus (with extra head and legroom)
  • Free WIFI and cold bottled water on board
  • Taxi fare to the meeting point (up to the value of €12 per person)
  • Drop-off at accommodation in central Vienna (postcodes between 1010 and 1090)
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Tips
  • Hotel pickup

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport

Know before you go

  • This tour is operated exclusively in English
  • There is a minimum number of 2 people required for this tour to operate
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

based on 33 reviews

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Our driver, Julio, was very courteous and very knowledgeable, as well as Naomi who gave us a walking tour of Salzburg. Although the trip was nice and worth seeing, because we went on the 24th, many of the attractions (e.g., both Mozart museums) were closed by the time the walking tour was over.

26 December 2019

The driver/guide, Tom, was excellent! He was very knowledgeable and would point out historical significance / stories of places that we passed along the way. He was also very nice to let us have time to take photos. The guided tour though of the main city was a bit too short.

6 October 2019

Great day trip! Marcos was very informative, easy to understand and great at explaining the day’s plans. The accommodations were clean and great for sightseeing. I think the small group tour is worth the price. The drive to Salzburg is just beautiful with opportunities for pictures. Old Town Salzburg is quite a small town. I enjoyed the walking tour with Antonio and felt I got to see a few spots with the 2 and half hours of free time. Would definitely recommend this trip!!

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14 August 2019

Product ID: 35861