Original Sound of Music Tour

A wonderful tour with breathtaking views of the countryside and locations used in the making of the movie "The Sound of Music". Capture the scenery and places in real life, see and hear it all in approx. 4 exciting hours!

Highlights:

See the film locations of "Sound of Music"

Discover historical and architectural landmarks of the city of Salzburg.

Our buses were involved in the filming in 1964. Our knowledgeable English-speaking guide not only shows you the highlights of the film "The Sound of Music", but also the historical and architectural landmarks of the city of Salzburg, as well as part of the picturesque Lake District.

You will see the following locations:

Leopoldskron Palace

The front exterior of the palace was used as the Trapp family home, where the children were boating on the lake and fell into the water. The Venetian room was copied from this palace and used as the ballroom.

Nonnberg Abbey

Nonnberg Abbey is the oldest convent in the German-speaking part of Europe. Maria was a novice here. The Baron and Maria were married here in 1927. The scenes from the movie include the opening with the nuns going to mass and Maria arriving too late.

St. Gilgen and Lake Wolfgang

Scenery shown at 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 admire this beautiful village in the Salzkammergut.

Wedding Church Mondsee

Mondsee Cathedral: The wedding scene was filmed here. Maria, led by Liesl, walked down the aisle to meet the baron in front of the stairs of the main altar.

After dropping you off in Salzburg we can recommend visiting the Mirabell Gardens which is just opposite of our terminal:

Mirabell Gardens

The Mirabell Gardens were laid 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".