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Salzburg and Lake Region Small-Group Day-Trip from Vienna

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    What to Expect
    From your hotel, hop in a cab to your central Vienna meeting spot to join up with your guide and begin your adventure. Be sure to hold on to your receipt so that your taxi cost will be repaid to you at the end of your tour.

    Enjoy the stunning landscape along the way, with the Austrian Alps in the distance. Benefit from the intimate group size, allowing your guide to dedicate time to each and every guest. Pass the Vienna Woods, the historic Melk Abbey and stretch your legs at a café to purchase coffee and strudel, if you wish.

    Journey through the lake region of Salzkammergut, home to charming villages and Alpine lakes, using the scenic back-roads whenever possible.

    Pause to admire crystal-clear Lake Attersee and visit the quaint lakeside village of St.Gilgen, best known for its appearance in 'The Sound of Music.'

    Arrive in Salzburg, where you embark on a leisurely walking tour of the city’s UNESCO-listed Old Town, led by a local guide. See the Mirabell Palace and Gardens, Mozart’s Birthplace, and the Salzburg Cathedral, and learn the history behind each architectural gem as you go. Spend the afternoon in Salzburg with plenty of free time to purchase lunch and wander Mozart town on your own before making the journey back to Vienna with your driver. Hotel drop-off is included for central Vienna hotels.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Tourist-Info Wien, Albertinaplatz 1, 1010 Wien, Austria
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Duration
    12h
    Return Details
    Tourist-Info Wien, Albertinaplatz 1, 1010 Wien, Austria
    Inclusions
    • Professional English-speaking guide
    • Taxi fare from central Vienna hotels to meeting point (max 12 euros per person)
    • Transport by Deluxe Mercedes Van with WIFI onboard
    • Walking tour of Salzburg
    • Hotel drop-off (select hotels only)
    • Carbon credits offsetting the tours CO2 emissions
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fees (optional)
    • Food and drinks (optional)
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup
    • Entry/Admission - Mozart's Birthplace
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Your taxi ride will be reimbursed when showing a valid receipt (max. 12 euros per person)
    • Please note: tour includes hotel drop-off for central Vienna hotels (postcodes 1010 to 1090). Please specify under special requirements at time of check-out
    • Guaranteed departure with a minimum of 2 people.
    • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    I would like to thank the tour operator for the fantastic service provided. Our tour guide and driver - Fleming was a complete gentleman. He tried his best to accommodate all requests from the guests and provided detailed information of not only the places but their connection
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    Marcus did an excellent day trip to Salzburg. He had a good sense of humor and was talkative to the group. Stopped along the way for both WC breaks and take photos of the beautiful countryside. Stopped in the charming village of St. Gilgen for a while before arriving in
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    Response from Vienna-a-la-carte, Guest Relations Manager at Salzburg and Lake Region Small-Group Day-Trip from Vienna
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Hi Bill B, thanks for the great feedback and for recommending our tour! We'll gladly forward your praise to Markus and Naomi. We are happy that you enjoyed the countryside and the stop in St.Gilgen - it's one of the perks of the small group size compared to larger group tours! Hope to see you back in Vienna one day! Marlies & the Vienna à la carte tea,
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    A truly excellent day. The vehicle was comfortable with good leg room and our guide, Marcus, was superb. He drove beautifully and took time to ensure that all our needs were catered for and that nothing was too much trouble. He was polite, good humoured and extremely
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    First of all as you sent me an email to review tha tour with photo taken by our tour guide it is not our group or tour guide This tour was very weak especially for the price of more than $225 pp Can't recommend. Our guide Julio was very nice but not really personable and
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    Response from Vienna-a-la-carte, Manager at Salzburg and Lake Region Small-Group Day-Trip from Vienna
    Responded 9 Sep 2019
    Dear travelrodent, thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. We are sorry that you were sent the wrong group photo at first. We found out about 10 minutes after sending you the photo and immediately rectified the mistake. You are saying that your guide gave too much information and was not personable (you are also saying that he is a very nice person). While each of our guides and drivers have their own individual style, they always try to adapt to the needs of each guest and to present their knowledge in a captivating and fun way. Julio has only received excellent customer feedback so far but obviously he was not the perfect fit for you that day. We apologise for that because we want each of our guests to have the best experience possible. It is quite rare that guests say that they would have liked to spend LESS time in the Lake Region, particularly in St. Gilgen. More often we hear that guests would have preferred to spend more time in the Lake Region (AND in Salzburg). The itinerary has been designed and fine-tuned based on customer feedback. We try to maximise our guests' precious time and to find the perfect balance between all the beautiful sights on the tour. Based on the overwhelmingly positive feedback of our guests we are doing this quite successfully. We are sorry that you did not find the tour worthwhile. The higher price point of our tour compared to other options is explained by the small group size of our tour. We strictly limit this tour to 8 people, ensuring a semi-private atmosphere and making the experience much more flexible, relaxed and enjoyable compared to coach tours with groups of 50 or more. This advantage naturally comes at a price. Thank you again for leaving your review. Your feedback is very important to us. Best regards! Ulrich & the Vienna à la carte team
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    We enjoyed it very much. Saw the mountain lakes in the region and some sights from the sound of music. I am big fan of this movie!!! We got to learn about the history on the way and saw the movie nights way back. I left raincoats in the van and of course it poured down rain.
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