Salzburg Small-Group Day Trip from Vienna with Luxury Transport
Overview Important Info Explore the beautiful city of Salzburg on this day trip departing from Vienna. Led by an expert guide, relive your favorite scenes from ‘The Sound of Music’ as you pass iconic locations featured in the film, and discover the lake region of Salzkammergut. See the Mirabell Palace, Mozart’s Birthplace and the Salzburg Cathedral on a walking tour of the Old Town, and learn about the city’s rich history from your guide. Numbers are limited to eight on this small-group tour.
From your hotel, hop in a cab to your central Vienna meeting spot to join up with your driver 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. Settle into your luxury van for the 5-hour ride to Salzburg, complete with Wi-Fi and iPads on board so you can read about Austria’s history, culture and top sites. Enjoy the stunning landscape along the way, with the Austrian Alps in the distance. Pass 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. Pause to admire Lake Attersee and take a walk through the town of St Gilgen, best known for its appearance in The Sound of Music. Arrive in Salzburg, where you’ll enjoy a 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. Soak up some free time in the afternoon to purchase lunch and wander Salzburg on your own before making the journey back to Vienna with your driver. If you plan to remain in Salzburg, you will be dropped off at your accommodations there, instead.