Highlights of Salzburg
- 4 Days
- 4 Days
- Prices From:
- US$ 486
Discover one of the best preserved European city centres with its attractive Baroque architecture, magnificent castles, plus visit charming villages and beautiful lakes. You will hear about the making of the movie, “The Sound of Music” and go down a 500 year old salt mine.
AT YOUR SERVICE. This is a great idea for experiencing Salzburg where you can choose your preferred level of accommodation. It can, of course, be modified and/or extended. As we are experts in customizing itineraries to suit your personal interests, time available and budget, we at Goway are at your service!
Salzburg is not only known as the site where the movie “The Sound of Music” was filmed but it has one of the best preserved city centres north of the Alps and is also known for its extremely attractive Baroque architecture. Being in Salzburg is like travelling back in time.
Your first full day in Salzburg is initially devoted to the sites and venues connected with the aforementioned movie not only in the city but also in the surrounding countryside. You will have an on board Sound of Music sound track to accompany you. However, this not all that you will experience. You will discover the history and architectural landmarks of this charming city including the fabulous Mirabell Gardens dating back to1854, the historic Leopoldskron Castle, Hellbrunn Castle, the Benedictine monastery, Nonnberg Abbey, the attractive village of St. Gilgen, Mondsee and the beautiful Lake St. Wofgang.
The second day of touring will take you to, first, Obersalzburg, Hitler’s former mountain retreat after which arrive at 500 year old salt mines. You will don traditional miner’s clothes and start with a slide down into the mines to the grottoes below. Then you will have a raft ride on a salt lake and finish with a miniature train ride.
After the mines, head to Berchtesgaden for refreshment s and amazing views from Eagles Nest with magnificent snow-capped mountains in the background.
Return to Salzburg for one more night.
STAY LONGER IN SALZBURG. This idea can be extended and/or modified: Go to Day Trips for some ideas. They are just a sample as we can personalize your stay according to your interests, time available and budget. We look forward to being of service and organizing an awesome travel experience…for you!
- 4 Days
- 4 Days
- Prices From:
- US$ 486
Salzburg Train Station to Salzburg Hotels
This elegant hotel enjoys a peaceful location in the middle of Salzburg, close to the main train station. Within 200 m guests will reach the congress building, the spa centre and Mirabelle castle. Built in 1900, this hotel comprises a total of 39 rooms spread over 5 floors. Check in time: 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Please note, that the front desk is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. In case of late arrival please contact the hotel.Check out time: 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. There is also a small bar in the hotel. The hotel offers a stylish and familiar feeling with typical Austrian flair and hospitality. The comfortable rooms come with a bathroom and are all well-equipped.
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The Original Sound of Music Tour
Come and join us on a wonderful ride with breath-taking views of the landscape where the opening scenes of the movie The Sound of Music were filmed - not only in the city of Salzburg! A wonderful ride with breathtaking views of the landscape where the opening scenes were filmed. Relax and listen to the original Sound of Music soundtrack. Your English-speaking guide not only shows you the highlights of the film 'Sound of Music' but also the historical and architectural landmarks in the city, as well as a part of the picturesque Lake District. Highlights of the tour are Mirabell Gardens, Leopoldskron Castle, Hellbrunn Castle, Nonnberg Abbey, St Gilgen and Lake St Wolfgang and the Wedding Church Mondsee. The coach will visit all film locations listed previously. You will get off the bus at Leopoldskron Castle, Hellbrunn Castle, St. Gilgen and Lake Wolfgang and Mondsee.
Excursion through the Bavarian Alps (Plus visit to the Salt Mines)
Something very different awaits you, should you decide to visit the salt mines. Past the hunting castle Hellbrunn cross the Austrian-Bavarian border. Along the Konigseeache valley, through the Bavarian mountains, past romantic farmhouses and the ruins of Obersalzberg - Hitler's former mountain retreat - arrive at the highlight of the journey, the 500-year-old Saltmines. Wearing the traditional miners' clothing, you enter the mines and hear the historical as well as the legendary tales of the fascinating underground world. Using the same slides as hundreds of miners before you, you go down a 100-foot-long slide into the grottos, the magical world beneath the surface of the earth. With a raft ride on the salt lake and a miniature train ride you end our romantic and educational adventure. Afterwards you have the chance to regain your strength with some Bavarian specialities during a stop in Berchtesgaden. Highlights: View of Hitler's 'Eagle's Nest'. Magnificent views across the snowcapped peaks of the Bavarian mountains. Dress up in miners' clothes. Riding on original mining waggons, 100-foot-slide to the grottos, a film showing the origin of the salt deposits. Boat ride on the salt lake. Stop in Berchtesgaden.
Salzburg Hotels to Salzburg Airport
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- Round trip transfers,
- 3 nights’ accommodation in Salzburg
- Breakfast daily
- Half Day Sound of Music Tour
- Half Day Bavarian Alps Tour
- Travel insurance
- International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
- Visa fees if applicable
- Meals and beverages not mentioned
- Items of a personal nature
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.
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12 Oct 2020
As there is so much to see and do in many of our City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, you should consider staying longer. Below is a list of suggestions that can be added to your stay.
- 4 Hours
- On request