Follow Maria's Footsteps - Sound of Music Tour and Salt Mines

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What To Expect

Get an unforgettable insight into the real story of the Von Trapp family, plus the wonders of Mother Nature at her best. See the filming locations of "The Sound of Music," the beautiful Salzkammergut Lake, Mountain Region, and Hellbrunn and visit the Salt Mines.


  • Explore the Mirabell Gardens

  • Discover the Gazebo/Hellbrunn Palace

  • Visit Palace of Leopoldskron

  • Visit Nonnberg Abbey

  • Discover St. Gilgen/Lake Wolfgang

  • Go to Church of Mondsee


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Mirabellplatz 2, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
8 hours
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The Most Unique Sound of Music Tour

Duration: 4 hours

Relive the true story of the von Trapp family as made famous by the movie "The Sound of Music." This unique excursion is a combination of historic Salzburg, the breathtaking Salzkammergut region and the famous musical and cultural centers.

Experienced tour guides will show a variety of filming locations from "The Sound of Music" as well as provide historical and cultural tidbits along the way. During this tour you will get to see sites relating to the movie's original story and the real Von Trapp family. Enjoy these insightful information first hand that will be sure to make for a truly memorable day.

Salt Mines Tour

Duration: 4 hours

Pass by the Hellbrunn area on the way to the salt mines. Before entering the mines, you will be provided with protective clothing, making you look just like a miner. Then travel by a miner's train into the heart of the mountain. Once inside this remarkable underground world, the knowledgeable, local miner/guide will amaze you with tales of the history of the salt, as well as how it was mined, transported, and used.

As you travel farther into the caverns, don't forget to use the miners' slides, which is great fun for all ages. For another astonishing experience, travel by raft across a salt lake. Once you have been enchanted by these underground labyrinths you will return to the outside world by miners' train.


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  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children 3 years old and below are free of charge.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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