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Salzburg, Austria

The Sound of Music in Salzburg

4-day tailor-made holiday from £1,150 pp incl. flights


Short description

A popular four-day tour of the famous Salzburg locations featured in the classic film


  • Explore locations from the iconic movie, The Sound of Music
  • Stay in style at one of Salzburg's finest hotels
  • Join an expert guide as you see the sights on a private tour
  • Discover the city's ties with world-famous composer, Mozart
  • Enjoy free time to explore at your own pace


Recommended for:
History & culture | July holidays | Mountains | Natural world

Stay in the lap-of-luxury at the five-star Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron, where you'll be based for all three nights of this popular break. Situated adjacent to the Leopoldskorn Palace, you'll have the chance to walk the grounds and have access to many of the rooms and locations used in the The Sound of Music. In addition, an expert-led tour will take you to all the most famous sites featured in the film, really bringing each one to life. What's more, on day two, perhaps enjoy a tour of the city of Salzburg itself, taking in the history, architecture and ties with iconic composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart . All in all, this four-day trip is a must for any music.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Salzburg

Enjoy included airport lounge access before your flight to Salzburg, where a private transfer will bring you to your historic hotel, itself one of the filming location for the 1964 film, The Sound of Music. Rooms feature views of the Hohensalzburg fortress, Schloss Park or garden or views over the idyllic lake and majestic Untersberg mountain.

Stay: Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Days 2-3

Start your Salzburg experience with a fantastic four-hour Sound of Music Tour. On the tour, you'll see that the ‘hills are still alive' with the sights and sounds of the classic movie. A wonderful tour, it will showcase the breathtaking views of the countryside, and locations used in the making of one of the most iconic musicals of the mid 20th-century. Relax and listen to the original soundtrack while you see and hear the scenery and places in real life. The tour will take you past many of the famous locations used in the movie, including the Leopoldskorn Palace, the Gazebo at Hellbrun, and the area of St. Gilgen on Lake Wolfgang, where the wedding church is located. On the second day, perhaps join a Mozart city tour in Salzburg, visiting many of the venues and historical locations relating to another of Salzburg's famous sons.

Stay: Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Day 4

After breakfast, your private transfer will take you  to the Salzburg airport for your flight home.

Meals: B


Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Deluxe

4-day tailor-made holiday
from £1,150 pp incl. flights


May / Sep - Oct

from £1,150 pp. incl. flights

Jun / Jul / Aug

from £1,370 pp. incl. flights

Valid for travel: May to October


  • Complimentary UK airport departure lounge access
  • Return flights from UK to Salzburg
  • Return private arrival and departure transfers
  • 3 nights at Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron on a B&B basis
  • 4-hour Private Guided tour including Mirabell Garden, Leopoldskron Castle, Hellbrunn Garden Gazebo, Nonnberg Abbey, Salzburg Lake District and Mondsee Wedding Chapel

The Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron was bought and saved by Max Reinhardt, Europe's most famous theatre director and co-founder of the Salzburg Festival. it was the filming location for many of the outdoor movie scenes, but some of the main rooms in the palace such as the Venetian Room was completely replicated to be used as a film setting. It was the backdrop for the private performance of the marionette theatre 

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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