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The Original Sound of Music Tour

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Key Highlights

  • A wonderful way to re-live the magic of one of the most popular movies of all time
  • See the Von Trapp family home, the church where Maria married the Baron and much more
  • Enjoy spectacular scenery along the way
  • Recommended by users of Trip Advisor – One of the top-rated things to do in Salzburg
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    4 hours

    Start time

    9:15am & 2:00pm

    Meeting Point

    Bus-terminal, Mirabellplatz, right in front of St. Andrä Church.
    (Please reach atleast 15 minutes prior to tour start time.)

    Ending Point

    Tour ends at Bus-terminal, Mirabellplatz.

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Re-live one of the best-loved movies of all time on the highly-acclaimed Sound of Music tour.

    The Sound of Music movie still touches the chords of people the world over. See the original film locations and relive the true story of the von Trapp family on the Sound of Music Tour.

    Enjoy the spectacular views of the scenic countryside as you drive from one location to the other. The locations you will visit include the gardens where “do-re-mi” were filmed and the church where Maria married the Baron.

    Download a PDF of Sound of Music Trivia


    You will travel by coach accompanied by a guide. Your favorite songs from the Sound of Music will be played on the coach and singalongs are actively encouraged!

    You will visit the following sites:

    Mirabell Gardens: The 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 Palace: This was used in the movie as the von Trapp family home. It was here the children while boating fell into the Leopoldskron Lake. The Venetian room was copied from the castle and used as the ballroom.

    Hellbrun Castle: The castle was built in the early 17th century by Prince-Archbishop Markus Sittikus. The glass pavilion was reconstructed to cater to the tourists who still return here after 30 years since the movie was shot.

    Nonnberg Abbey: This is the oldest convent in the German speaking part of Europe. Maria and the baron were married here in 1927.

    St. Gilgen and Lake Wolfgang: 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: The film-wedding between Julie Andrews as Maria and Christopher Plummer as the Baron took place here.

    The tour ends at Mirabellplatz.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • English speaking guide
    • Transport by coach


    • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

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

    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.

    Additional info

    Contact details for the local activity operator will be found on your confirmation voucher.
  • Reviews
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      William Jeffcoat
    • Great Tour experience.

      Our guide and driver were friendly, knowledgeable, and made the experience very enjoyable. High praise for Sabine (our guide) and Nico (our driver). Both were except...

      Roberta R Winemiller
    • Wonderful Sound of Music Tour

      Tour and bus accommodations were fine, but the guide made this a very fun experience....

      Richard C Jaworski
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