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Salzburg City Tour & Lake District Visit

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Highlights

  • This Orientation tour provides the perfect introduction to Salzburg
  • Expert guide on the coach will provide informative commentary on the city
  • Enjoy some of the world’s best scenery on a visit to Austria’s lake district

Overview

This tour provides the perfect introduction to Salzburg, the birthplace of the legendary composer Mozart. Travel by coach and see landmarks associated with the famous composer, locations used in the filming of the Sound of Music and the impressive monuments that stand witness to the reigns of the Prince Archbishops of Austria.

After your city tour travel to Austria's Lake District. See castles and historic monuments pass as you travel through some of the world's best scenery. You will visit St Wolfgang and St Gilgen, two of the most charming towns of this area.

Itinerary

You will be picked up from your hotel and taken for a sightseeing tour in a bus accompanied by a guide.

Drive through The Lake District, just beyond the gates of Salzburg. Admire the natural beauty and exceptional landscape of one of Austria’s most beautiful region.

En route, see the impressive hunting castle Fuschl, today a luxury hotel, where the Prince Archbishops spent many seasons.

In St. Wolfgang, visit the famous winged Gothic altar by Michael Pacher and make a stop at the 'White Horse Inn' for refreshments.

From St. Wolfgang, go by boat to St. Gilgen and see the house where Mozart's mother was born.

Pass Castle Hüttenstein and continue along the Mondsee.

Return to Salzburg and enjoy a one hour panoramic city tour.

The drive takes you through Mozarteum, the new part of the city. Continue to Mozart's Residence and then head for Staatsbrucke and drive through the baroque Old Town with its resplendent Dome and the festival quarter.

Pass the Nonnberg Abbey and see Castle Leopoldskron, used as the von Trapp family home in the film, 'Sound of Music' and return to Mirabell Square.

At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at Mirabellplatz.

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A bit overpriced for the short itinerary in terms of actual stops in places of interest. Could have included a visit to the palace within city and curtailed the lake tour to only... Saikat Das

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

Approx 5 hours

Start time

Start time: 1300h (1:00pm)
Duration: Approx 5 hours

Meeting point

Pick up from city hotels 20 minutes prior to the tour start time. (Please see below note if you are staying in a hotel located in the pedestrian zone.
(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If your hotel is not a pick-up location, you will be advised of the closest pick-up point.)
For hotels located in the old town and pedestrian zone in Salzburg: You will be picked up from Michaeli Tor (next to the rising bollards), near Mozartplatz, which is just a short walk from these hotels. Please be there 30 minutes prior tour departure, this applies to: ABC Hotel, Hotel am Dom, Pension Chiemsee, Hotel Elefant, Goldene Ente, Kasererbräu, Stadtalm, Weisse Taube, Hotel Wolf.
For the following hotels no complimentary pick-up is possible. Please meet us directly at the Bus-terminal, Mirabellplatz, right in front of St. Andrä Church: Trumer Stube, Hotel Stadtkrug, St. Sebastian, Junger Fuchs, Goldene Krone, Star Inn Gablerbräu, Arte Vida Hotel, Altstadthotel Amadeus, Schwarzes Rössl.

Ending point

Tour ends at Bus-terminal, Mirabellplatz.

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Inclusions

  • Complimentary Hotel pick-up
  • Guide available in English, German and French languages
  • Transportation in a luxury bus
  • Cruise on Lake Gilgen

Exclusions

  • Hotel drop off

Please note

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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