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Bob's Special Tours

Rudolfskai 38, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 849511
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We were the only 2 passengers on the trip. It was pleasant but he ended it early and dropped us off... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yvonne H
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Sound of Music & Haalstaad tour with Luke of Bob's tours

The town of Haalstaad is the prettiest place I have ever seen and s visit to this place with 'Sound... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Aditi_Bhide
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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
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  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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Rudolfskai 38, Salzburg 5020, Austria

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were the only 2 passengers on the trip. It was pleasant but he ended it early and dropped us off at a place where we did not know how to get back to the bus stop. I was raining and we walked clear back...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

The town of Haalstaad is the prettiest place I have ever seen and s visit to this place with 'Sound of music's our with Bob's tours is a must see when in Austria. The guide picked us up from our hotel dot on time and...More

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Aditi_Bhide! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Sound of Music / Hallstatt Tour with Luke! We hope to welcome you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 26 October 2017

My wife and I wanted to take a Sound of Music tour while we were in Austria on vacation. We had friends in Germany that wanted to go also. Rick Steve's had recommended two tour groups in Salzburg, Bob's Special Tours and Panorama Tours. We...More

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Dave W! Thank you very much for your detailed review! Please let us add a few comments to your not completely just accusations. Around our office are several parking lots and garages for paid parking. Two of them are within 5 minutes walking distance...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

My friend and I took the Sound of Music Tour earlier this week and had the most amazing time. We were collected from our hotel bang on time and after a short trip to drop paperwork at the Tour office were on our way. Our...More

Thank JessC78
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear JessC78! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Sound of Music Tour with Luke! We hope to welcome you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Surprised to find they request payment in cash despite requiring a credit card for the reservation, and parking was a bit of a challenge (glad to have researched nearby parking areas ahead of time). Once in the van, it was a nice tour. We had...More

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear LesMcQ! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your tour with Luke! We hope to welcome you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We signed up for the 1/2 day eagles nest tour. We were told that the driver would pick us up at our hotel at 8:45 am. We saw him pull away at 8:40. Tried to call their office but their office phone no longer works....More

3  Thank Rugbyjello
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear Rugbyjello! Thank you very much for your honest review! Unfortunately we had some troubles with our phone the last week this is the reasen why we were not always available via telephone. Also on our website and on your booking confirmation it is clearly...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017

The tour to Halstatt was interesting. It is a beautiful little town tucked into the mountains on a glacier lake. So picturesque, just like the photos you see of it. But the underlining problem is it is wall to wall tourists clogging the narrow roads....More

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Dear bighorn2014! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are please to hear you enjoyed your Sound of Music / Hallstatt Tour with us! It is true that Hallstatt (especially in July and August) is packed with visitors, but anyways it is good...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

We were a group of seven ladies so had the tour bus to ourselves, with Luke as our tour guide. The weather was dreadful, it rained as it had never rained before, so our experience was not the best but we still had fun &...More

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

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

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This was the worst tour we have been on in Europe in 7 weeks. The Sound of Music and Hallstatt tour we took on 9 August was little more than a van driving you to places. Our guide (can't remember his name) was beyond uninterested...More

2  Thank Melissa O
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear Melissa O! Thank you very much for your honest review! We are very sorry we could not meet your expectations! Please send us an e-mail to office@bobstours.com containing your full name so we can find out who your tour guide was. Thank you very...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

We went on the 'Sound of Music Tour' with our enthusiastic guide Sylvia. In addition to seeing the film locations up close, she enlightened us with information about the Austrian people in a way that connected us to the locals. We took a refreshment break...More

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear wiki2! 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

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Lynne M
22 June 2017|
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Response from sarahpa62 | Reviewed this property |
always tip your guide if they are good. . they don't earn very much, and they are always so knowledgeable!
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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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