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Address: Rudolfskai 38, Salzburg 5020, Austria
Phone Number:
+43 662 849511
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 14:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Thank you for taking the time to visit our TripAdvisor page. If you are...

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

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Misconceptions but overall pleasant

We booked our reservation for the Sound of Music Special Tour. We were informed that as there were three we needed to pay for 4 people. We did so as we expected the tour was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 December 2016
Stephen E
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Goldsboro, United States
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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125 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I got the SOUND OF MUSIC TOUR with Ms. Rosa Maria as our tour guide! Since it was a Sunday, we were asked to proceed to Bob's Special Tours office at Rudolfskai 38 which was only a short walk from our hotel in Salzburg. Our tour included a stop at the Palace of Leopoldskron... the place where... More 

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Thank LILODEAR
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this review

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

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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99 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of a stopover in Salzburg en route from St. Anton to Vienna, our group of 53 were treated to a one hour walking tour by Bob's Special Tours. The organization of this event exceeded our expectations. First of all, the company phoned our bus drivers to find out our ETA, and as a result, they were waiting for... More 

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this review

Dear Bianca M! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your "lunch stop" in Salzburg and had a great time with Christian and Jürgen. We would be more than happy to meet some of your group again! :) Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan P.S.: Unfortunately I am not the owner... ;) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome time on the Sounds of Music van tour! Silvia was a great tour guide.. definitely worth €43! Really enjoyed the beautiful lake views while listening to the sound track in the van!

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Thank kebuehler
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this review

Dear kebuehler! Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Sound of Music Tour with Sylvia and hope to welcome you again! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Great tour! We took the full day tour with Bob’s Tour Company, which included both the Sound of Music tour and a visit to idyllic Hallstatt. Our tour guide, Al, was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the movie and the locations where the various scenes were filmed. Al clearly loves the movie and the positive impact it’s had on his... More 

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this review

Dear Joe_King_traveler! Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your tour with Al and hope to welcome you again! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan More 

San Francisco
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Silvia was an exceptional tour guide and driver! The tour was always filled with interesting stories, facts, music and tips on on how to make the best use of our time at each location/where to take the best photos. She was even kind enough to provide me with tips for Salzburg after my tour. The office staff was also very... More 

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Thank Megan W
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this review

Dear Megan W! Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Sound of Music / Hallstatt Tour with Sylvia and hope to welcome you again! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan More 

Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

This is a small bus, more personal and intimate. Would choose this again in a heartbeat over the larger bus tours! There were 11 of us on this tour which we took on Boxing Day. We were picked up from our hotel and taken to many key locations from the iconic movie. Our tour guide Sylvia was very knowledgeable and... More 

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer C! Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your Sound of Music / Hallstatt Tour with Sylvia and hope to welcome you again! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan More 

Goldsboro, United States
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We booked our reservation for the Sound of Music Special Tour. We were informed that as there were three we needed to pay for 4 people. We did so as we expected the tour was private. The Walking tour of the old city was great. We had a great guide who told us about the film locations but also the... More 

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Thank Stephen E
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this review

Dear Stephen E! Thank you very much for your feedback! As we already wrote you in an e-mail we are very sorry for the misconception that your tour would be private. Still we are very happy you enjoyed your Sound of Music Special Tour with us and hope to welcome you again! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan More 

Hereford, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We took the Christmas Tour on the 15th December to Oberndorff and Armstad. Our driver and guide was Rosa Maria who was superb. A very careful driver and a very informative guide. The highlight of the day was the visit to the Silent Night Museum where we were shown an excellent video outlining the story of the carol. The museum... More 

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this review

Dear Roger1939! Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your tour with Rosa Maria and hope to welcome you again anytime soon! Best regards from Salzburg, Jonathan More 

california
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54 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

I've done a SOM tour before with one of those big bus companies; decided to do Bob's Tour after reading the recommendations. We were really disappointed. Our guide didn't speak great English at all and just told us basic info, often repeating herself. There were no bits of fun trivia about how the movie was made. At the gazebo I... More 

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this review

Dear alidoremi! Thank you very much for your honest feedback! We are really sorry we could not meet your expectations. Please contact us via e-mail to office@bobstours.com and provide us with the name of your tour guide and the date of your tour, so we can take further investigations. Best regards from Salzburg, Jonathan More 

Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We booked the 'Sound of Music + Hallstatt' from Bob's Special Tours in 8 Dec 2016. We were picked up in a small mini-van. As there are only 2 of us, it's like a private tour. Our driver cum tour guide is Silva. She's friendly & gave us a lot of information about 'Sound of Music'. It makes me want... More 

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Thank wisely08
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this review

Dear wisely08! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are glad you enjoyed your tour with Sylvia and wish you a lot of fun watching the Sound of Music again! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan More 

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