Salzburg walking tour
provides you with a nice orientation to the major sites in the old town of Salzburg including Mirabell Gardens, Mozart´s Birthplace, St. Peter's Abbey and the Salzburg Cathedral. This is a perfect tour for first time visitors to Salzburg.
Your guide will meet you at your hotel and depending on its location you may start your tour in the baroque style Neustadt, or new town, which is home to the Mirabell Palace and Gardens. This is "modern Salzburg" dating back to the 17th century. The beautiful gardens were used for many scenes in the Sound of Music and they over wonderful views to the old Fortress in the distance. Also nearby is the Mozart residence where the famous composer grew up.
Next you cross one of the bridges over the Salzach River and enter the old town of Salzburg. One of the first sites seen in the old town is the Mozart Birth House. Next you walk along the Getreidegasse, which is a medieval alley but today the most famous shopping street in the city. Your guide will lead you to Mozart's Square which is the heart of the city and hosts a memorial to the famous composer.
Next up you go to the Salzburg Cathedral which also dates to the Baroque period and is one of the most visited sites in the city. Nearby is St. Peter's Abbey and Cemetery which was founded in the year 696 and was also used in the filming of the Sound of Music.
Other sites seen are the famous Horse Fountain and the famous Festival Hall. Throughout this tour you will have glimpses of the Salzburg Castle which looms on the hill above the city. Your guide can make recommendations in case you decide to visit the castle during your stay in Salzburg.
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can also be customized to fit your needs. If you have a larger group, we can offer you a private Salzburg day trip
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