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Private Eagle's Nest & The Hills are Alive

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    Pass By: Salzburg Private Tours, Salzburg 5323 Austria

    We will pick you up from your hotel or any of the location in the city of Salzburg

    Stop At: Mirabell Palace and Gardens, Mirabellplatz 4, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    On this stop we will explore the beautiful Mirabell Gardens, where the grand finale of Do, Re, Mi was filmed and we will also show you the Pegasus Fountain, Dwarf Garden, Hedge Tunnel and the steps where Maria and the kids finished Do, Re, Mi.


    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Salzburg Marionette Theater, Schwarzstrasse 24 Mozarteum Complex, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    If you love the Sound of Music you will know this fantastic puppet theater ( operating since 1913 ). The Salzburg puppet theater is the oldest continuous theater of its kind in the world. The Lonely Goatherd and the puppet scene in the Sound of Music where inspired by this theatre.
    Sound of Music Film Connection:
    This is what inspired one of the most memorable scenes "The Lonely Goatherd"

    Pass By: Pferdeschwemme (Horse Well), Herbert-v.-Karajan-Platz, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    This iconic monument fountain, built in the 17th century, was used as a horse wash in former days. It was also featured in the Sound of Music.


    Pass By: Felsenreitschule, Hofstallgasse 1, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Built in the 17th century as a riding school for the prince archbishops of Salzburg and transformed into a theater in 1925. This is the location where the Von Trapps performed Edelweiss and won the Salzburg festivals during the Sound of Music escape scene.

    Pass By: Mozart Bridge, Mozartsteg, Salzburg Austria

    Built in 1903 the Mozart Bridge is the oldest Bridge over the river Salzach in the city of Salzburg. In the Sound of Music Marie and the children cross the bridge while pointing during the instrumental end of "My Favorite Things" before they skip along the grassy riverbank.

    Pass By: Nonnberg Convent, Nonnberggasse 2, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    The oldest Abbey north of the Alps (714AD) was featured several times in the Sound of Music. Only the exterior of the abbey was used in the movie. Innside shots where done in a studio.

    Pass By: Salzburger Altstadt, Altstadt, Salzburg Austria

    We leave the city of Salzburg driving south to the German boarder, your private guide will explain you the history of the city of Salzburg and how, for many years, it was a independent principality ruled by the catholic church and the importance of salt and how it influenced the growth of the city. Other points of interest will be explained on route to the next location.

    Stop At: Leopoldskroner Weiher, 5020, Salzburg, Austria

    Here we stop for a view over the Lake to the Palace Leopoldskron. This beautiful rococo building was used as the back of the family house in the Sound of Music. The boat scene was filmed here and it used to be the home of the original Gazebo.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Schloss Frohnburg, Hellbrunner Allee 53, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

    Stop and short walk to the 17th century Palace Frohnburg. This are the gates where Maria arrived hopping, swinging here guitar and singing "I Have Confidence" in the Sound of Music.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Schloss Hellbrunn, Fuerstenweg 37, Salzburg 5020 Austria

    Walking true the location of filming

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Julie's Meadow (Sound of Music), 83487 Marktschellenberg, Germany

    Enjoy spectacular views (weather permitting) at the location where Maria was spinning in the field during the opening scene of the Sound of Music while singing "The Hills Are Alive With The Sound Of Music".

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Eagle's Nest Bus Departure Point, Salzbergstraße 45, 83471 Berchtesgaden, Germany

    On our way to Obersalzberg bus terminal we will have a couple of great picture stops. Your private guide will show you where everything was located between 1933 and 1945. Places such as the Berghof grounds, entrance to the bunkers, SS barracks and much more. After giving you a mental picture and spacial orientation of the mountain, a scale model at the bus terminal will help you understand where everything was located.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Eagle's Nest, 83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria Germany

    Visit the Eagle Nest with your private guide. From the Eagle’s Nest bus terminal. You will board a specially equipped mountain bus for a breath-taking ride up the 4 mile road, with its 27% incline to a rocky plateau. From there we will walk through a 406ft (124 meter) long tunnel, leading us directly to the original WWII brass elevator that will transport you up through the heart of the Kehlstein mountain for another 406ft, straight into the Eagle’s Nest itself. After a tour through the Eagle’s Nest, you will have some free time to enjoy the view or have refreshments.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Schloss Fuschl, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Schloss-Straße 19, 5322 Hof bei Salzburg, Austria

    Former hunting lodge built in 1450 by Prince Archbishop, Schloss Fuschl is today a Luxury Lake Side Resort.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Red Bull Headquarters, Am Brunnen 1, Fuschl am See 5330 Austria

    Home of the most famous Energy Drink, enjoy beautiful architecture.

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Mozartblick, Sankt Gilgen, 5340, Austria

    Enjoy beautiful views above the Lake Wolfgang and the town of St. Gilgen. This is the area that was shown during the opening scene of the Sound of Music. You also have a view to the Schafberg where Maria and the children took the train up to the picnic meadow.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Basilika St. Michael, Kirchengasse 1, Mondsee 5310 Austria

    Visit "The Sound of Music" wedding basilica.

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Reviewed 11 October 2018

    Carlos was a terrific guide and we greatly appreciated his flexibility, inside knowledge, and willingness to go the distance to make our tour unforgettable. We last minute added in a visit to a Salt Mine and the Eagle's Nest area and it was a thrilling...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
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