Having a professional local guide and a luxury private vehicle ensures to save time and get the maximum out of a full day private sightseeing tour. Meet your local guide and driver at your Graz hotel and hop on board of your luxury minivan.
Enjoy the drive from Graz to Admont located right in the National Park 'Gesause'. Visit the Benedictine Abbey of Admont, the oldest existing monastery in Styria founded in 1074 by archbishop Gebhard of Salzburg. Admont Abbey contains the largest monastic library in the world.
The next highlight is Bad Ischl, a former holiday destination of many celebrities like Johann Strauss, Franz Lehar, Charley Watts (Rolling Stones), Nestroy, Phra Chunlachom Klao (King of Siam) and many more. Furthermore, Bad Ischl was the summer residence of Emperor Franz-Josef of Austria for 6 decades, the Emperor Villa is still in Bad Ischl and is offering tours through the palace today. You will have 2.5 hours to explore Bad Ischl and all these sites on your own as well as to have lunch in one of the many Austrian restaurants in Bad Ischl (at your own expense).
Arriving in the city of Salzburg enjoy your tour of the city, which will make it very easy to visit the Sound of Music City Salzburg by your own next day.
After 8 hours exploring the Beneditine Abbey of Admont, the emperor town Bad Ischl and the city of Salzburg, your private tour will conclude with drop-off at your hotel in Salzburg.