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Itinerary

Pass through the Chiemgau before arriving in Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart. Stroll the picturesque old city and major attractions including Salzburg Cathedral, St Peter's Abbey and Mozart Square.

On Lake Wolfgangsee, there is the possibility of a boat ride to the famous White Horse Inn overlooking the lake, and a visit to the pilgrim church.

Upon your return journey to Munich, you will pass by Lake Mondsee, which was used in several scenes of the much-loved movie The Sound of Music.

Locations visited
Wolfgangsee Schifffahrt
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter)
Mozartplatz
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Overview
Immerse yourself in Salzburg, ‘The Sound of Music’ sights and Austria’s Lake District on a day trip from Munich. Absorb the beautiful Lower Bavarian Alps as you journey south to Salzburg, and enjoy free time to explore its churches, squares and ‘Sound of Music’ filming locations independently. Continue through the Lake District toward the postcard-pretty town of St Wolfgang, and ogle the glorious mountain scenery on an optional boat trip on Lake Wolfgang. Lastly, return to Munich via gorgeous Lake Mondsee, where several ‘Sound of Music’ scenes were filmed.
Highlights
  • Salzburg, The Sound of Music and Lake District day trip from Munich
  • Admire the idyllic Lower Bavarian Alps on route to Salzburg and Lake Wolfgang in Austria
  • Enjoy free time in Salzburg, famous as Mozart's birthplace and The Sound of Music filming sites
  • Explore Salzburg at leisure, perhaps visiting Mozart’s House, the Mirabell Gardens and Old Town
  • Drive through the Lake District and take an optional boat trip on Lake Wolfgang
  • Pass Lake Mondsee, the backdrop to several scenes in The Sound of Music
  • Learn about the Salzburg region and its history from a professional guide
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
NOT a Sound of Music Tour

My daughter and I were so excited to take the bus from Munich to Salzburg to see the Sound of Music tour. We were extremely disappointed. The tour guide was not licensed for Austria and could only lead us in to Salzburg and we were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great way to see a lot in one day!

This is a great tour but be prepared for a long day and tight schedule. Salzburg is beautiful - you have time on your own to explore but don't be late for the meeting to return to the bus. We had a couple of people...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 12 July 2018
Salzburg quick trip

Cold and rainy day in June (59 degrees F). I can't remember the tour guide's name, but she was very good and made the best of our weather situation. The ride was comfortable. I agree with it being rushed. Estimate-we left 8:30 from Munich and...More

2  Thank sunnyballet
Gray_Line_Muenchen, Customer Relations at Gray Line Munich, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear sunnyballet, thank you very much for your feedback. It is nice to hear that you liked Salzburg so much. We thank you for your advice. Best wishes, Gray Line Sightseeing Munich

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Wouldn't Call It A Tour

The "tour" overall was so so. I wouldn't go as far as to call it a tour. They really just bus your out to Salzburg and drop you. As a big Sound of Music fan, I was very excited to learn and see some of...More

1  Thank Christian S
Gray_Line_Muenchen, Customer Relations at Gray Line Munich, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Dear Christian S, thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you were not happy with our tour but we hope that we can convince you another time. Kind regards, Gray Line Sightseeing Munich

Reviewed 25 June 2018
So so trip

The tour was not really as advertised. We got just over an hour in Salzburg because the tour left late (the tour guide was arguing with not only passengers but the driver), then the boat tour was schedule relatively early which also reduced our time...More

Thank 678robert72
Gray_Line_Muenchen, Customer Relations at Gray Line Munich, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Dear 678robert72, thank you very much for your review. We are sorry to hear that. Please accept our apologies. We hope you had a nice time in Salzburg and that you will give us another chance in the future. Best wishes, Gray Line Sightseeing Munich

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Response from Vudh | Reviewed this property |
Next to Karstadt department store , easy to find . Very near to Munchen Hautbahnhof (central station) . You will see many buses already parked , waiting for passengers. And there are 2 bus companies, so you will easily see... More
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11 hours. Slightly more or less depending on traffic.
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