Location: Salzburg, Austria
Rating: 3.5 star based on 6 reviews
This afternoon tour starts with a panoramic tour of Salzburg which will provide you with an opportunity to see the as many historical and cultural highlights as possible in the city where Mozart was born. Then you experience the breathtaking beauty of one of Austria’s most beautiful regions – the Lake District just beyond the gates of Salzburg.
* Hotel pick up
* Entrance fees
* English speaking guide
* Lake cruise (May 01 to October 26 only)
* Conducted in English
Your tour will commence from Mirabell Square and take you through Mozarteum, the new part of the City, then continue to Mozart’s Residence. Continue over the Staatsbrucke into the baroque Old Town with its resplendent Dome and the festival quarter.
Passing the Nonnberg Abbey you will see Castle Leopoldskron, used as the von Trapp family home in the film, “Sound of Music”. The tour will then return to Mirabell Square where the lake and mountains tour will commence with a scenic view of Salzburg. You will be introduced to many scenic and historical landmarks on the way to the beautiful Lake District, such as the impressive hunting castle Fuschl, today a luxury hotel, where the Prince Archbishops spent many seasons.
In St Wolfgang there is time to visit the famous winged gothic altar by Michael Pacher, and there will be a stop at the White Horse Inn for refreshments. From St Wolfgang you be able to enjoy a 25 minute boat ride (May 1 – October 26 only) to St Gilgen, where Mozart’s mother was born, on the other side of Lake Wolfgang.
Passing Castle Huttenstein, you will continue along the Mondsee. The ever-changing and contrasting scenery will make this tour an unforgettable memory and is a must for every visitor to Salzburg.
Departure Point: Bus terminal at Mirabellplatz or centrally located Salzburg hotels
Departure Time: 1:00pm – Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
Return Details: Concludes at Mirabellplatz bus terminal
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The guide is excellent. The Lakes and Mountains tour was great. I enjoyed the boat trip.
Reviewed by: Tamer A, Egypt