Private Customized Salzburg City and Country Tour

This tour combines the best of both worlds. A walking tour through the Old Town of Salzburg with a luxury minivan tour through the surroundings and the beautiful Lake District. Starting with a walk through the Mirabell gardens, you will learn about the history of Salzburg, the power of the Prince Archbishops and the famous locals like Mozart, Doppler and many more. Get to know the architectural, historical and regional facts and visit world famous movie locations ('Sound of Music'). Pass by Mozart's residence and birthplace before we enter the narrow lanes and coast inner yards of the old town. Admire clerical power such as the cathedral, monasteries and churches and learn more about the landmark towering above the city. The fortress Hohensalzburg is protecting Salzburg since almost 1000 years and is an unmistakable feature of Salzburgs world-famous skyline. Enjoy lunch (own expense) before we start our driving tour to the beautiful Lake District with it's emerald green lakes.

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Felsenreitschule
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Residenzgalerie Salzburg
    • Entry/Admission - Schloss Hellbrunn
    • Entry/Admission - Mozart's Birthplace
    • Entry/Admission - Wasserspiele Hellbrunn
    • Entry/Admission - Untersbergbahn GmbH
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Salzburg Private Tours, Salzburg 5323 Austria

    We will pick you up from your hotel or any other location in the city of Salzburg

    Stop At: Mirabell Palace and Gardens, Mirabellplatz 4, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Built 1606 by one of the most controversial archbishop, Wolf Dittrich Von Reitenau, the Mirabell palace, with it’s gardens, is one of the main attraction for travelers in Salzburg.

    This was also the set for The Sound Of Music. (Do Re Mi)

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, Moenchsberg 34, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Erected at the prime of the Prince-Archbishops of Salzburg with a length of 250 m (820 ft) and a width of 150 m (490 ft), it is one of the largest medieval castles in Europe. Hohensalzburg Fortress is situated at an altitude of 506 m above sea level.

    The fortress began in 1077 under Archbishop Gebhard von Helfenstein.

    It was used primarily for the defense of Salzburg and it’s inhabitants in case of war.


    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Residenzgalerie Salzburg, Residenzplatz 1, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Home of the Archbishops of Salzburg, today this gallery presents as centrepiece It’s Czernin Collection.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Franziskanerkirche, Franziskanergasse / Sigmund Haffner Gasse, Salzburg 5020 Austria


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Getreidegasse, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Walking true medivial streets

    Stop At: Schloss Hellbrunn, Fuerstenweg 37, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Build in 1618 this schloss is famous for its wasserspile (watergames) in the grounds, which are a popular tourist attraction in the summer months. These games were conceived by Markus Sittikus, a man with a keen sense of humour, as a series of practical jokes to be performed on guests.

    You can also visit the inside of this hunting lodge and learn a bit more of the way of life in the palace.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Salzburg Cathedral, Kapitelplatz 2, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Saint Vergilius of Salzburg constructed the first cathedral possibly using the foundations of St. Rupert. It was completed in 774 A.D.

    Over the years the cathedral of Salzburg was destroyed and rebuilt and renovated several times.

    Today’s cathedral was completed in 1628 A.D.

    Wolf Dietrich hired the Italian architect Vincenzo Scamozzi to prepare a plan for a comprehensive new Baroque building. Construction did not begin however until Wolf Dietrich's successor, Markus Sittikus.

    It was destroyed again during WW ll and later on rebuild in 1959.

    In the cellar of the church you can still se some of the Roman ruins.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church), Universitatsplatz, Salzburg Austria

    University church

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Felsenreitschule, Hofstallgasse 1, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    From 1926, the Felsenreitschule was used as an open-air theatre for performances of the Salzburg Festival. There is a guided tour of the theater also includes a peek of the big opera house and small opera house.

    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Mozart's Birthplace, Getreidegasse 9, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    It was here, January 27th 1756 A.D. that Mozart was born.

    You can visit the museum.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gaisberg Salzkammergut Mountains, Elsbethen Austria

    At a hight of 1207 meters, the Gaisberg gives you A bird eye view from Salzburg.

    It’s a option if the the visibility at the Untersberg is poor.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Leopoldskroner Weiher, Leopoldskronstrasse, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Schloss Leopoldskron is a rococo palace and a national historic monument in Leopoldskron-Moos, a southern district of the city of Salzburg, Austria. The palace, and its surrounding seven hectare park, is located on the lake Leopoldskroner Weiher.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Wasserspiele Hellbrunn, Fuerstenweg 37, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Hellbrunn Palace, famous for its trick water fountains,

    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Untersbergbahn GmbH, Dr.-Friedrich-Oedl-Weg 2, 5083, Austria

    With probably one of the best view of Salzburg, the Untersberg cable car will take you to the top of the most famous mountain in Salzburg.

    Topping at 1972 meters, this is actually the border between Austria and Germany.

    (This highlight is only recommend with good visibility. Good walking shoes are advised).

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Schloss Fuschl, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Fuschlsee-Salzburg, Schloss-Straße 19, 5322 Hof bei Salzburg, Austria

    Former hunting lodge built in 1450 by Prince Archbishop, Schloss Fuschl is today a Luxury Lake Side Resort.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Red Bull Headquarters, Am Brunnen 1, Fuschl am See 5330 Austria

    Picture Stop at Red Bull Headquarters. Home of the most famous Energy Drink, enjoy beautiful architecture.

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Mozartblick, 5340, Austria

    Enjoy dramatic views above the Lake Wolfgang and the town of St. Gilgen. This is the area that was shown during the opening scene of the Sound of Music. You also have a view to the Schafberg where Maria and the children took the train up to the picnic meadow.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: St Gilgen Mozartplatz, Mozartplatz, St Gilgen Austria

    Visit the town center of St. Gilgen, including town hall, Mozart fountain and the birth place of Mozart's mother.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Basilika St. Michael, Wredepl. 3, 5310 Mondsee, Austria

    Visit the beautiful Lake District town Mondsee with the famous Basilica St. Michael.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Any Hotel, Airbnb or private address in the city of Salzburg and nearer surrounding areas.
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Please inform us if you’re traveling with children under the age of 12 or shorter than 150 cm in hight. According to the European Union law, a child car seat is mandatory
    • We recommend comfortable walking shoes
    • Please have in mind you might need a jacket even in the hot summer days due to the altitude of the mountain. 1972 meter (6470 ft)
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Salzburg Private Tours and Travel

Activity ID: V-24045P4

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