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Salzburg Top 10 Things To Do
Get to know the birthplace of Mozart with the top things to do in Salzburg, Austria! Explore the idyllic alpine countryside on trips to the lake district or the Bavarian Alps. Discover Salzburg’s old town area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site overflowing with rich history and fascinating medieval buildings. Visit sites highlighted in The Sound of Music and walk in the footsteps of the von Trapp family.
Check out these top things to do on your next trip to Salzburg!
1. Join a Sound of Music tour of Salzburg and relive your favorite scenes with stops at sites featured in the film, including the Leopoldskron Palace, the Nonnberg Abbey Convent and more
2. Walk in the halls of Mozart’s birthplace (Hagenauerhaus) and Mozart’s residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), see exhibits of original portraits and family possessions, and discover the life of the composer in his hometown
3. Travel to the picturesque Salzkammergut lake region and spend some time in the quaint lakeside town of Hallstatt, known for its beautiful baroque buildings and breathtaking alpine views
4. Take a day trip to the to the Eagle’s Nest (Kehlsteinhaus) in Berchtesgaden, where you can enjoy a one-of-a-kind panoramic view of the Bavarian Alps and learn about the building’s wartime history
5. Spend an evening at a classical music concert at notable Salzburg venues and combine the experience with a sumptuous dinner at a local restaurant or the renowned Stiftskeller St Peter
6. Walk around the Altstadt, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed historic center of Salzburg, and stop by medieval churches, palaces and more
7. Ascend the Festungsburg hill and visit Hohensalzburg Fortress, a medieval castle once home to the Prince-Archbishops of Salzburg
8. Discover the salt-mining heritage of Salzburg with a visit to the fascinating centuries-old Salt Mines
9. Visit the 18th-century Hellbrunn Palace, known for its baroque architecture and unique water-operated attractions, and experience the Hellbrunn trick fountains
10. Cruise along the Salzach River and see another side of the city as you travel along the banks of Salzburg

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Retrace Maria von Trapp's steps on this Sound of Music tour! Visit the charming lakeside town of Mondsee, marvel at the postcard-worthy scenery of the Lake District and more on this Salzburg to Hallstatt day trip.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided


    8 - 8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Get to know more about The Sound of Music, one of the highest-grossing films of all time! Visit the actual locations where the movie was filmed and discover the sites that have a connection to the real Maria von Trapp.
    English Available


    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Best of Mozart Concert at Salzburg Fortress
    TOP PICKS Quick Confirmation
    Enjoy a magical evening at Salzburg Fortress and listen to the Mozart concert performed by the best chamber orchestra in Salzburg. Admire your panoramic view of the city from the fortress hill.

    From USD41.65

    2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  4. Spend a magical evening in Salzburg and experience the best work of Mozart at the Hohensalzburg Fortress. Enjoy an exquisite dinner at the Panorama Restaurant in the Fortress before the concert.
    Meal Provided

    From USD74.04

    4 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  5. Enjoy a river cruise to Hellbrunn and see Salzburg's beautiful natural landscape! Ride a London double-decker bus to the Hellbrunn Palace and enjoy skip-the-line access to the famed Trick Fountains.


    3 hour(s) (afternoon)
  6. Step back into the time of Mozart and join this tour that takes you around the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque areas of Salzburg. Explore the city that this famous musical prodigy called home and visit his residence and museum.


    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Salzburg Salzach River Sightseeing Cruise
    TOP PICKS Quick Confirmation
    Enjoy a 40-minute panoramic cruise along the Salzach River and admire Salzburg from a new perspective! See the Old Town, Fortress Hohensalzburg and a wonderful panorama of the Alps.


    1 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  8. Enjoy a great day out in the Bavarian Alps! Visit the town of Berchtesgaden and marvel at breathtaking views from the Eagle's Nest. Afterward, travel down into the salt mines and see the King's Lake.
    English Available

    From USD126.09

    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Make the most out of your Salzburg visit when you book this Original Sound of Music Tour together with the Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines Tour. Enjoy two tours for less and get ready for a day full of music, history, and fun!
    English Available

    From USD109.90

    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  10. Take a journey to the Austrian Alps and admire the UNESCO World Heritage site of Salzkammergut on your way to Hallstatt, known as the "Pearl of the Salzkammergut". Spend some free time in one of the most exquisite lakeside villages in the world.
    English Available


    6 hour(s) (afternoon)

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