Salzburg Historical Walking Tour

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Salzburg Historical Walking Tour information and booking

from
$21
Duration
2 hours
Departs from
Central Salzburg
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
11:30am
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Tour description provided by Viator

Discover the historical side of Salzburg on foot! Travel back in time on this 2-hour historical walking tour through the city. Explore Salzburg's Baroque old town with its beautiful churches and cathedrals and see the city’s must-see attractions like Mirabell Gardens, Mozart House and St Peter's Monastery. Your expert guide will not only cover Salzburg's history but will also tell you interesting facts about the city's most famous figures, including Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the von Trapp family.

Take a historical walking tour of Salzburg and learn the history of this beautiful city. Meet your knowledgeable local guide at the spectacular Mirabell Gardens and Palace, immortalized in the iconic film The Sound of Music. Wander through the elaborate Italian Baroque-style palace gardens, famous for its mythology-themed statues.

From here, cross the River Salzach and wander into Salzburg's Baroque old town. See where the city's world-famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born and learn about his life and work in Austria.

Then, stroll down Getreidegasse, Salzburg's elegant shopping street, and admire the picturesque streets and hidden alleyways of the old city. Stop at Salzburg Dome Cathedral and visit St Peter's Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in Austria that’s home to one of the oldest restaurants in the world, dating back to the year 803!

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour

What isn't included

  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off