Panoramic Salzburg City Tour plus Austrian Lakes and Mountains Sightseeing Tour

Summary

Begin your city tour in Salzburg’s central Mirabell Square. Join up with your guide and travel toward Mozart's Birthplace, where the renowned composer lived with his parents and sister until his teenage years. Continue over the Staatsbrücke, the main bridge of Salzburg’s city center, into the UNESCO-listed Old Town. Marvel at the imposing facade of the Salzburg Cathedral and the district's Baroque architectural gems. Continue past the Nonnberg Abbey and see the impressive Castle Leopoldskron, featured in The Sound of Music. After learning about the history of the palace from your guide, head back to Mirabell Square. Here, hop aboard your coach and soak up the scenery on the way to the Lake District. See Fuschl Castle, once home to Austrian royalty and now a high-end hotel. Visit the village of St Wolfgang and see the pilgrimage site of the parish church. Inside, check out Michael Pacher's famous Gothic altar. Afterward, sip on a beverage and relax at the White Horse Inn. From there, glide across Lake Wolfgang on a boat ride to the village of St Gilgen (May to October only), the birthplace of Mozart's mother. After exploring St Gilgen, hop back aboard your coach, passing Huttenstein Castle and Lake Mondsee. Your 5-hour tour will conclude with transportation back to Salzburg.

Tour info

Duration
5 hours
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

This afternoon tour starts with a panoramic tour of Salzburg which will provide you with an opportunity to see as many historical and cultural highlights as possible in the city where Mozart was born. Then, you'll experience the breathtaking beauty of one of Austria's most beautiful regions - the Lake District just beyond the gates of Salzburg.

What’s included?

  • English speaking guide

  • Fee for the Lake cruise at Lake Wolfgang

  • Gratuities

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 5h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Start your journey traveling through the famous UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Region Salzkammergut (Lake Area) passing by many picturesque villages en route until you arrive at Hallstatt the ‘Pearl of the Salzkammergut’. Well-known for its breath-taking beauty, Hallstatt is considered by many visitors as one of the most beautiful lakeside villages in the World. Spending about 2,5 hours there.

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