The fourth largest city in Austria, located near the German border, Salzburg is famous for being the birthplace of Mozart. The old town was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997 thanks to its famous baroque architecture. The majestic Hohensalzburg Fortress sits above the city on a hillside and adds to its fairytale-like charm.
You can buy a Salzburg Card which gives you free single admission to all the city's attractions, discounts and free use of public transport throughout the city, including the fortress funicular, Salzach boat and the Untersberg cable car.
The best way to see and get around Salzburg is by foot although there are city buses available. Bus tickets can be purchased from the driver or at a kiosk. Electric buses operate from the airport into the town centre.
There are a number of restaurants, bars, cafes and beer gardens around the city catering to all budgets and tastes, and the city plays host to many exhibitions, events and festivals throughout the year, including a famous Christmas market from mid November onwards.
Sound of Music Package and Tour Staying at Von Trapp Residence
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the locations used in the classic film "The Sound of Music" in Salzburg, staying at Villa Trapp - the Von Trapp family residence where they lived from 1923 to 1938. This break includes bed &breakfast, a Sound of Music city tour and arrival transfer from Salzburg airport
- Stay at the real life Von Trapp family’s home, the elegant Villa Trapp and get to know the real history of the family and their life.
- Musical lovers will really enjoy the tour of Salzburg and seeing where famous scenes from the film were shot.
- Soak up the atmosphere of the lovely city of Salzburg
- Accommodation in Hotel Villa Trapp
- Bed & Breakfast basis
- Sound of music tour (by coach)
- Arrival private transfer from Salzburg airport to hotel
- Meals & beverages - unless otherwise specified above
- Local taxes where applicable
- Everything not specified above
Sound of Music tour:
You will be picked up at 8:55 am directly from the hotel. The tour starts at 9:05 am in the city centre and will take you from there to Leopoldskron (the villa which was the supposed home of the Trapps in the movie) and to Hellbrunn where the Gazebo is. After a photo stop, the tour will take you to the lake district to see the landscape where 'The hills are alive' was filmed and the wedding church at Mondsee. The tour ends in Mirabell square in Salzburg centre and you will make your own way back to the hotel.
Your airport transfer will wait for you after customs in the arrival hall of Salzburg Airport. The driver will have a board showing your name.
Extra nights from €63pp. Salzburg tours available on request, please contact customer service. Departure airport transfer from €47per car.
Vouchers for your Sound of Music tour will be left at the hotel for pick-up. Check at reception upon arrival for our travel partner's voucher booklet
The Von Trapp family became famous thanks to the popular film the Sound of Music. From 1938 to 2008, the Villa, their former home, was strictly closed to the public. It is now a guesthouse, where people can stay in the Von Trapp family’s own rooms.The building retains the elegance and character of its time, paying great attention to detail regarding the history and the lives of the famous Von Trapp family.
This accommodation even offers its own 45-minute tour of the ground for 15Euros, with a showing of the movie also included.
Each room is carefully furnished in the spirit of the history of the house, but with all modern comforts added in. The rooms are dedicated to their former function or the family member who once slept there, and come complete with phone, hairdryer, satellite TV, and mini bar.
Breakfast is served in the charming breakfast room. Free WiFi internet access is available in public areas. You can also wander around the pretty grounds of the villa and enjoy a drink on the romantic sun terrace.
Nearest Airport: Salzburg - 30 mins
Other airports: Munich, Innsbruck
Follow signs to city centre, Traunstrasse 34
By Public Transport
Bus 2 from Airport to main station - switch to line 7 direction Aigen. Exit 'Bahnhof Aigen'
By Private Transfer
Arrival transfer included in package price. Return taxi approx € 20.
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