Salzburg Historical Walking Tour

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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 (...)

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Overview Location: Salzburg, Austria
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!
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
What you can expect 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's 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.

Practical information

What's inside

  • Professional guide

What's NOT inside

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional info

  • Non-exchangeable, non-refundable.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Walking Tour is in English only

Departure point:

Hubert-Sattler-Gasse 1, 5020 Salzburg, Austria


2 hours


15 May to 15 October, Daily

Departure time:

11:30 AM

Return details:

Returns to original departure point

Reviews & ratings

  • Salzburg Historical Walking Tour | . | 2019/10/07
    "We went on the tour on our 2nd day in Salzburg so we already had an understanding of the history of Salzburg. The tour helped bring all this together and learn some (...) "

  • Salzburg Historical Walking Tour | . | 2016/09/13
    "Informative "

  • Salzburg Historical Walking Tour | . | 2015/01/03
    "Absolutely the best tour! We learned so much and would recommend it to anyone. - John and Jackie "

  • Salzburg Historical Walking Tour | . | 2015/05/28
    "The guide was great and funny, his name is Eric. "

  • Salzburg Historical Walking Tour | . | 2015/06/14
    "Excellent way to get an over view of Salzburg. Tour guide was informative and enthusiastic. "

  • Salzburg Historical Walking Tour | . | 2015/07/29
    "Given a complete new perspective to your stay in Salzburg. Exploring the old town was never so enjoyable "

  • Salzburg Historical Walking Tour | . | 2015/10/11
    "This walking tour is a great orientation to the city. Easy to revisit spots of interest on later days. Guide was easy to listen to and had a vast knowledge of the (...) "

  • Salzburg Historical Walking Tour | . | 2016/06/19
    "This tour was amazing! "

  • Salzburg Historical Walking Tour | . | 2016/06/27
    "Die Führung war sehr interessant und unbedingt weiter zu empfehlen. Es war sehr informativ. "

  • Salzburg Historical Walking Tour | . | 2016/07/27
    "Our guide, Erik, was very informative and attentive to his tourites' questions. "

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