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Bob's Special Tours

Rudolfskai 38, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 849511
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Bavarian Mountain tour

Sylvia was the perfect tour guide and helped us to have a fabulous day, and great fun to be with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
gail n
Sound of Music and Hallstatt Tour

My family and I took this tour and really enjoyed it. The small van was able to take us on a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
huffman252
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Thank you for taking the time to visit our TripAdvisor page. If you are looking for sightseeing or leisure tours in and around the city of Salzburg or anywhere in Austria we can help you turn your travelling ideas into reality. Explore this beautiful part of Austria together with our passionate tour guides - our mini vans take you where the large coaches can't. Our family run business was established in 1976; ever since, we’ve been living up to our image of making individual tours available to our guests. Recommended by Rick Steves, Fodor’s and Frommer’s Travel Guides as “very personal and comfortable tour company”, we will make sure you won’t miss out on the most fascinating given facts and details Salzburg has to offer. Tour with us and… • explore this beautiful part of Austria in a unique way • enjoy your trip in a mini van that takes you to places large coaches can’t get to • let us provide you with an exciting mixture of historical sights, legends, folklore and breathtaking views • see Salzburg through the eyes of our local tour guides, who are passionate about their home
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 14:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Rudolfskai 38, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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+43 662 849511

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Sylvia was the perfect tour guide and helped us to have a fabulous day, and great fun to be with. Eagles Nest for our teens was a highlight, with them climbing to the top of the Mountain, and seeing for miles into the mountains. The...More

1  Thank gail n
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear gail n! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Sylvia and hope to welcome you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I took this tour and really enjoyed it. The small van was able to take us on a beautiful site seeing tour of Austria from Salzburg to Hallstatt that a coach bus wouldn't have been able to! Rosa Maria was great and...More

Thank huffman252
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear huffman252! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your Sound of Music / Hallstatt Tour with Rosa Maria and hope to welcome you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I had fun on this tour, although I would have loved to have seen a little more of the abbey. The tour guide pointed to it across the bridge. Weather wasn't as cooperative as we would have liked, as it was drizzling...More

Thank Kim F
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kim F! Thank you very much for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your tour with us! Unfortunately the abbey can only be reached by foot, so we can not get any closer to there on our tour. We hope to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've booked the Hallstat Tour, our Driver was Chris. driver who was very informative. We recommend it to all, we will be back

Thank 555office
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 555office! Thank you very much for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your tour and hope to welcome you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked a private Sound of Music tour for 6 people with Bob's in July 2017. Rosa Maria was our guide and she was wonderful . . . she clearly knew the Salzburg area and its history, interesting facts about the making of the SOM,...More

Thank 080Traveller080
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 080Traveller080! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your private tour with Rosa Maria and hope to welcome you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Our tour guide Silvia picked us up from our hotel and we went on the Sound of Music tour in a 15 passenger van. We had a large group, so it was perfect for the 11 of us. She showed us the main places where...More

Thank Rachel P
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Rachel P! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your Sound of Music Tour with Silvia and hope to meet you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for inside information about "The Sound of Music," I would go for a different tour. This one didn't really offer a ton of information about the movie...if you read the Rick Steves' guidebook, you know the information presented on the tour....More

Thank kgduncan
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear kgduncan! Thank you very much for your honest review! We are very sorry we could not entirely meet your expectations. Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Fabulous small van tour! Saw all the sights and much more intimate than the huge buses that we avoided during our tour. Silvia was a great guide. She came directly to our hotel (Hotel Krone) in spite of its being in the pedestrian zone of...More

Thank Patricia Z
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Patricia Z! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your tour with Silvia and hope to meet you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We booked both tours with Bob's. Our tour guide was terrible. We could barely understand him, he spoke very fast. He repeated himself over and over again. The Mountain Tour was beautiful scenery, but it was a waste of our money. I would not recommend...More

Thank jlosensky
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear jlosensky! Thank you very much for your honest review! We are very sorry we could not meet your expectations! If you would have called us or wrote us after your Sound of Music Tour we would have been happy to provide you with a...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was a cozy because it was limited to only eight people on a very small SUV! The tour started pretty good because our driver picked us up at our apartment just within their limit of distance from downtown. We made several stops picking up...More

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Dear Dax1974! Thank you very much for your honest review! We are sorry we could not entirely meet your expectations! To improve our service we would be very thankful if you could send a detailed explanation why you were not fully satisfied to office@bobstours.com. Best...More

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Lynne M
22 June 2017|
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Response from Mammasun1105 | Reviewed this property |
We did tip our guide and I do think that it is somewhat expected. I think we tipped 10-15%? It was a really cold rainy day and really miserable but our guide kept our spirits up and did not skimp on any of the sites due to... More
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CWillison
7 September 2016|
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Response from beaner1138 | Reviewed this property |
The tour starts around 9:00 AM, as I recall, and ends around 3:30. We did not use the train, but a quick check on Google Map should answer your question.
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TN2009
18 January 2016|
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Response from mugimo49 | Property representative |
Hello TN2009, Yes, It is uns that Organize the tour together with Edelweiß cooking School. IT is a Full day Tour and we give you a walking Tour through the Center of Salzburg, then the cooking ich Edelweiß cooking School... More
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