Spend a day in Salzburg, famed for its old world glamour, made all the more striking by the majestic backdrop of snow-capped Alps. It is the home town of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of the greatest composers of classical music. Take a trip to his birthplace, his residence, the streets he walked and the cafes he drank in.
Salzburg is also one of the most popular ‘movie tourism’ destinations in the world for one simple reason – The Sound of Music. Marvel at the piazzas and fountains, the stunning Domkirche Cathedral, palaces, pleasure gardens, churches and towering above it all, the breathtaking 900 year old fortress Festung Hohensalzburg. Your Austrian excursion will truly be a time to remember.
The tour starts from the Munich Central Train Station. Accompanied by an expert English-speaking guide, who will take you on a 90 minute train journey to Austria and back again.
This tour is divided into two parts. The first part is a guided orientation tour of the historic Old Town lasting between 90 minutes and 2 hours. The highlights of which are:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s birthplace. The famous composer of classical music, Mozart was born in Getreidegasse no.9 on 27th January, 1756. Today, the rooms once occupied by the Mozart family houses a museum.
The city’s old medieval shopping streets. Take a walk through this charming area and discover its side-streets, romantic arcades, courtyards, churches, monastery and catacombs.
Cathedral of Salzburg, it is considered one of the most significant pieces of church architecture in Austria. With its magnificent façade and mighty dome it represents the most impressive early baroque edifice to the north of the Alps.
Festung Hohensalzburg fortress, it dominates the skyline and various viewpoints and sites associated with the film, The Sound of Music, such as the Mirabelle gardens.
After the guided tour, you have free time for approx. 3 hours to visit sites of your choice assisted by maps and advice provided by your tour guide. During this time at leisure you should take the opportunity to purchase some lunch. Every one then meets up at an agreed time and place for the return train journey back to Munich.
The tour will finish at Munich Central Train Station.
I was shopping around for a good tour to Salzburg, but I am so glad I picked this one. Our guide Ian from Radius tours was knowledgeable and passionate, and his tour of the city... Elizabeth Johnston
We had a very good time and learned a lot about Salzburg and the area. Our guide Craig was a loads of fun and provided us with a lot of information as well as giving us ample... George Stecyk
01 Apr - 31 Dec: Daily
01 Jan - 31 Mar: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday
Start time: 0915h (09:15am)
Duration: 10 hours
The tour departs from Radius Tours office, in the area just across from platform 32-34 in Munich Central Train Station (Hauptbahnhof).
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
Hauptbahnhof Train Station
Customer hands in their voucher to our sales office 15 minutes before the departure time for the tour.
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