Salzburg is also one of the most popular ‘movie tourism’ destinations in the world having been the setting for the much-loved The Sound of Music. On this tour you will see many of the locations used in the film.
The tour is split in two, as well as a guided tour you will have time to explore the city at you own pace.
01 Apr - 30 Dec: Daily
02 Jan - 31 Mar: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday
Radius Tours Office, in Munich Central Train Station (Hauptbahnhof), just across from platforms 32-34.
Please report to the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. .
Hauptbahnhof Train Station
The tour starts from Munich Central Train Station. Accompanied by an expert English-speaking guide you will make the 90 minute train journey to Austria.
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.
As the tour crosses international borders please ensure you have the appropriate documentation (passport, visa etc).
No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
Working in a travel company, it’s a delight to see how the world is taking little steps to normalcy again. It’s like winning a war that no one was prepared to fight, yet emerged victorious, renewing hopes of a world that heals itself with optimism. I jump for joy every time a mail pops up … Continue reading "COVID-19 Travel Updates: Now Open! These Countries are welcoming Tourists"