Austria: The Ultimate Sound of Music Tour of Salzburg

Austria: The Ultimate Sound of Music Tour of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria (B)

This summer Wandering Kiwi Jr and I fulfilled a dream. We are both huge Sound of Music fans – me from childhood and, well, she is a child – so we decided to indulge our inner von Trapp and experience the ultimate Sound of Music trip to Salzburg.

I’ve been to Salzburg several times before and enjoyed the many delights of this exquisite, cultural Austrian city including Christmas markets and foodie delights. But this time it was all about this legendary film. To my surprise Mr Wandering Kiwi wanted to join us. He is a latecomer to the delights of the Sound of Music but declared himself enough of a fan to want to tour Salzburg… singing.

One thing you need to realise before you embark on the ultimate Sound of Music experience in Salzburg is that Austrians aren’t really that into the Sound of Music. In fact you might notice that local people tend to roll their eyes when you mention the film and grumble about the coach tours blocking traffic.

However, in more recent years Salzburgers have got more on board with the phenomenon and in 2016 there were even a few events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Sound of Music. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Austria: The Ultimate Sound of Music Tour of Salzburg
Guide Location: Austria » Salzburg
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Natasha Von Geldern
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Mirabell Gardens
  • Mozart Bridge
  • Mozartplatz
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Herbert von Karajan Square
  • Felsenreitschule
  • the Hohensalzburg
  • Schloss Leopoldskron
  • village of Grodig
  • Hellbrunn Palace
  • Salzburg Marionette Theatre