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Come and enjoy the The Sound of Music experience in SalzburgerLand

The life and fate of the Trapp family is still touching the hearts of people all over the world decades later. The music and scenery from The Sound of Music are unforgettable and this feel-good film is still a favourite of many. There are various tours on offer, including excursions and evening events, which will take you to the most beautiful locations in SalzburgerLand.

Salzburg – a world famous location

Visit the most beautiful places in SalzburgerLand on a Sound of Music tour and follow in the footsteps of Salzburg’s most famous family. Various Sound of Music tours invite you to discover the film locations of this Oscar winning film. The film was shot in numerous towns and villages throughout Salzburger Land in 1964. Even today, the film is regarded as one of most watched films of all time! Step into the world of the Sound of Music.

Immerse yourself into the world of the Trapp family

Start off with a walk through the Mirabell Gardens, where Maria and the children sang “Do Re Mi”. Maria was already singing in the shadows of the impressive Hohensalzburg fortress when she was a novice at the Stift Nonnberg. Take a short detour to the Leopoldskron Palace, which was used in the film as the Trapp-Villa (the palace can also be reached by taking bus No. 25, or by walking via the Hellbrunner Alle). From here, continue to the Hellbrunn Palace, where you will see the famous Gazebo which was used for romantic scenes in the film. In the Salzburg district of Aigen, you will find the original Villa Trapp and learn more about the inhabitants.

Away from the city

The castle of Hohenwerfen, in Werfen, is not only one of the most beautiful and well preserved castles in SalzburgerLand, but was also the film location for “Where Eagles Dare” with Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood in 1968.

After taking in the fantastic views from the castle gardens it is possible to take the scenic mountain route by bus to St. Gilgen and Mondsee, where you will find the parish church in which the wedding of Baron and Maria von Trapp was conducted. A perfect ending to a perfect day.

Burg Hohenwerfen

© TVB Werfen – Fortress Hohenwerfen

Sound of Music Dinner Show

Those who want to wade even further into the world of Maria Trapp and her family, can enjoy an evening at the Sound of Music Sound Dinner Show. In the Salzburger Sternbräu, local specialities are served and the most beautiful songs from The Sound of Music are performed. For the last 22 years, the “Salzburg Sound of Music Singers” have been fascinating guests from all over the world.

The Sound of Salzburg

The moving story of the Trapp family, along with their songs, are inextricably linked to Salzburg and the city. The success of the film has resulted in around 300,000 people visiting the film’s location on an annual basis. The musical, which was produced before the film, is also regularly performed at the Salzburg Landestheater.

The fate of the family and the music that shaped their lives, is known throughout the world. In SalzburgerLand and the city of Salzburg, there is a unique opportunity to find out more about this famous family.

Tour of Music – The Sound of Music – filming and locations

  • Mirabell Gardens, the setting for „Do Re Mi“
  • Schloss Leopoldskron – used as Villa-Trapp in the Sound of Music
  • Schloss Hellbrunn, Gazebo, „16 going on 17“
  • Stift Nonnberg, the church where the „real“ Maria and Baron von Trapp married.
  • Salzburger lake district, St Gilgen, for a picnic and photo opportunities
  • Mondsee – parish church where wedding scene was filmed

Length: approx. 4 hours

© Tourismus Salzburg GmbH - Sound of Music Gazebo in Hellbrunn

© Tourismus Salzburg GmbH – Sound of Music Gazebo in Hellbrunn

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