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Private full day tour to Salzburg from Vienna with a local guide

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Private full day tour to Salzburg from Vienna with a local guide

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icon12 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart and filming location of ‘The Sound of Music’, is a visual feast of Alpine beauty. Enhance your experience of Salzburg’s natural landscapes on this private 12-hour tour from Vienna, which includes stops at Lake Attersee and St. Gilgen. Admire Austria’s lake district; stroll around the gloriously Baroque village of St. Gilgen; and take a guided tour of Salzburg’s Old Town, home to St. Peter’s Abbey and the Mozart Residence. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Vienna are included.  
  • Private 12-hour tour of St. Gilgen and Salzburg from Vienna
  • Ideal for travelers with limited time in Austria
  • Admire landscapes featured in the blockbuster musical, 'The Sound of Music'
  • Stop at the beautiful Lake Attersee and explore the Baroque village of St. Gilgen
  • Marvel at Salzburg highlight including Salzburg Old Town, St. Peter's Abbey, and the Mozart Residence
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Vienna are included
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Private local guide
Private driver
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Private tour
Round-trip private transfer
Transport by private vehicle
Entrance fees/if any
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time

8:00 AM
Kick off your private tour with pickup at your Vienna accommodation, where you’ll board a private air-conditioned vehicle destined for the natural splendor of Salzburg. During the 3-hour drive, you’ll travel through the Vienna Woods, forested uplands that were originally the hunting grounds of Viennese royalty, and the Austrian lake district.

Stop to capture photographs beside the charming Lake Attersee and then proceed to St. Gilgen, a beautifully Baroque village that features regularly in ‘The Sound of Music’ — admire St. Gilgen’s chapel and Mozart Square before you arrive in Salzburg.

Undoubtedly Austria’s second city, Salzburg is a cultural treasure trove synonymous with Mozart, music, and mountains. Marvel at the city’s grand architecture, which includes Mirabell Palace and Gardens (Mirabellschloss und Garten), Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and St. Peter’s Abbey (Stift Sankt Peter).

Then, following a stroll around Salzburg Old Town, you’ll return to your Vienna accommodation and bid your guide farewell.
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Vienna Woods
See the sights of Salzburg on a full-day tour from Vienna. Take the private tour through the breathtaking scenery of the Vienna Woods, with the peaks of the Alps in the distance, and on to the stunning Austrian lake district.
Admission Ticket Free
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Lake Attersee
Stop by picture postcard Lake Attersee and the charming alpine village of St. Gilgen at lake Wolfgangsee, a famous location in the hit movie "The Sound of Music."
Admission Ticket Free
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St Gilgen
See the baroque chapel where his grandparents married, and picturesque Mozart Square in the center of St. Gilgen.
Admission Ticket Free
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Upon arrival in Salzburg, discover Salzburg's Old Town with your local guide on a leisurely walking tour.
Admission Ticket Free
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Mozart's Birthplace
Hear stories about the city's famous inhabitants as you pass Mozart's birthplace.
Admission Ticket Free
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Mirabell Palace and Gardens
Walk thought the colorful gardens of Mirabell Palace.
Admission Ticket Free
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St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter)
Discover the cemetery of the Abbey of St. Peter, Salzburg Cathedral, and the Archbishop’s Palace. After the walking tour treat yourself to a delicious lunch or coffee. Spend the afternoon in the Old Town to shop before you drive back to Vienna.
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Randon Travel

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What is the maximum group size during Private full day tour to Salzburg from Vienna with a local guide?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

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Private tour and car ride to Salzburg.
, Jul 2019
We drove to Salzburg via Hastatt and then to Salzburg. We then travelled to private tour the whole afternoon.
Peter was a helpful, patient and...
Pamela B
, Jul 2017
Peter was a helpful, patient and kind guide/driver. We are happy that we were able to make the journey to Salzburg, Melk, and Hallstatt. Very pleasant and enjoyable.
Our trip from Vienna to Salzburg and...
Heidi F
, Jul 2017
Our trip from Vienna to Salzburg and back with driver Peter was fabulous! Can't say enough good things about our experience. Our family of 3 enjoyed the day with Peter while he narrated much about Austria, its history and the sights we drove by. Our local guide in Salzburg was also very good.
We were picked up on time. It was a...
Christine G
, Jun 2017
We were picked up on time. It was a long day, stopping at Halstatt, then to Salzburg. Wish we had more time at Salburg than the 2 hours as there were more to see.
This was a great day trip from Vienna...
Valinda H
, Apr 2017
This was a great day trip from Vienna with very knowledgeable guides and beautiful sights.

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