Private Full-Day Tour From Salzburg: The Hills Are Alive And Eagle's Nest

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9am
  • Departure Details :
    Your Hotel in Salzburg, or any location within the city of Salzburg.
  • Return Details :
    Your Hotel in Salzburg, or any location within the city of Salzburg.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

See Sound of Music filming locations, Obersalzberg, and the Austrian Lakes on a private day trip from Salzburg. The action-packed day includes visits to Schloss Leopoldskron, Hellbrunn Castle, Lake Wolfgangsee, and Mondsee all sites immortalized in the Sound of Music film. Travel to Obersalzberg, too, and learn about the mountain retreat during the days of Hitlers Third Reich. Access to the Eagles Nest isnt included, but theres ample time for you to visit it, if you wish. From November until about May 10th (depends on the snow conditions), the Eagle's Nest direct access road is closed, alternatively we offer to visit the Rossfeld summit instead. The Sound of Music hiking scene was filmed at Rossfeld. From this vantage point, soak in panoramic views of the stunning Austrian and Bavarian Alps and the nearby Eagle's Nest. Feel free to choose this option also when Eagle's Nest is opened if you prefer a much less crowded, more local site than the Eagle's Nest.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Popular choice with kids
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience

Know More about this tour

Be transported back in time on this daylong tour designed for fans of The Sound of Music. Begin the day at 9am when your private guide and driver pick you up from your Salzburg hotel. Start off with a Salzburg city tour, including stops at Leopoldskron Palace, which was used as the von Trapp family's home in the movie. Take a photo in the pavilion at Hellbrunn Palace, where the famous gazebo scene was filmed.
Next, drive past the German border to the Sound of Music Meadow, where Julie Andrews twirled and sang "The Hills Are Alive (with the Sound of Music)." Dive deeper into the area's history with a visit to the "Obersalzberg." Located at an elevation of 3000 feet, this is the former mountain residence of Adolf Hitler. From that historical point, you'll have the opportunity to purchase access to the Eagle's Nest via special busses and an elevator. Once you've reached the Eagle's Nest, enjoy unparalleled views of the Bavarian Alps, the King's Lake (Koenigssee), and the surrounding area of Salzburg.
From November to about 10th of May (depends on the snow conditions of the year), the Eagle's Nest direct access road is closed, alternatively we offer to visit the Rossfeld summit instead. Hike on the ridge of the mountain like captain von Trapp and his family were doing it. From this vantage point, soak in panoramic views of the stunning Austrian and Bavarian Alps and the nearby Eagle's Nest. Feel free to choose this option also when Eagle's Nest is opened if you prefer a much less crowded, more local site than the Eagle's Nest.
Next, you will be taken on an off-the-beaten-track road to the Salzkammergut Lake District. The first of four lakes will be Lake Fuschlsee. Take a stunning photo of the castle of Fuschl with emerald Lake Fuschl in the background.
The next highlight is Lake Wolfgangsee and the village St. Gilgen, where Mozart's mother was born. The scenery of the area was shown at the beginning of the Sound of Music Film and also Panorama Shots were made here. Enjoy a view out over Lake Wolfgang and the Schafberg Mountain.
Your last stop is at Mondsee you'll recognize the church where Maria and the Baron were married. The tour concludes in the evening, when you're dropped off in Salzburg at your hotel or another location of your choice.

Inclusions

  • Local taxes
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour

Exclusions

  • Bus and elevator to the Eagle's Nest, EUR 16,10 per person.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

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