Visit the UNESCO World Heritage–listed town of Salzburg and explore centuries of European history on this day trip from Vienna. Travel through the UNESCO–listed landscapes of Wachau and Salzkammergut, and explore Salzburg Old Town with a guide. Discover top attractions including the Mozarteum University of Salzburg, Salzburg Cathedral, and St. Peter’s Cemetery, and gain insight into the city’s rich culture and traditions. Afterward, explore the Getreidegasse district and enjoy two hours of free time at your leisure. This 1-day tour includes pickup and drop-off at your Vienna hotel.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Wachau ValleyFollowing a 7am pickup at your centrally located Vienna hotel, take a seat in your air-conditioned coach and relax on route through the Danube Valley to the UNESCO World Heritage–listed town of Salzburg.Pass through the UNESCO–listed hillsides of Wachau and Salzkammergut, and admire fine views over the lakes, mountains, and vineyards along the way. Then, arrive into Salzburg around midday.Pass By: Mirabell Palace and GardensFollow your guide on a tour of the Old Town and take in top attractions including Mirabell Palace and gardens, the Mozarteum University of Salzburg, 17th-¬century Salzburg Cathedral. Along the way, gain insight into Salzburg’s history and heritage.Pass By: St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter)See St Peter's Abbey and the St Peter’s Cemetery, whose colonnades famously provided hiding for the Von Trapp family in the 1960 musical. Pass By: Mozart's BirthplaceLearn about Salzburg’s most famous former resident, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as you pause outside the composer’s house. Pass By: GetreidegasseExplore the winding cobbled streets of Getreidegasse