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  1. Austria
  2. Salzburg (State)
  3. Salzburg
  4. Mirabell Palace

Salzburg: Historical Walking Tour

Product ID: 19985
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Walk through the history of Salzburg on this half-day tour. Explore the beautiful churches and cathedrals of Salzburg's old town, and see attractions such as Mirabell Gardens, Mozart House and St. Peter's Monastery.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the history of Salzburg
  • Explore Salzburg's Baroque old town with its beautiful churches and cathedrals
  • Learn about Salzburg's most famous historical figures, such as Mozart and the Von Trapp family
  • See the beautiful Mirabell Gardens
  • Walk along Getreidegasse, a medieval alley full of shops and high-end boutiques
Full description
For centuries, Salzburg was a proud state ruled by Prince Archbishops who lavished great wealth and splendid architecture on the city. Renowned architects and artists worked throughout the centuries to create many architectural jewels.

On this 2-hour guided walking tour, you can take in examples of Salzburg's breathtaking legacy of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque artistry while learning about the city's fascinating history. Meet your knowledgeable local guide at the spectacular Mirabell Gardens and Palace. Wander through the elaborate Italian Baroque-style palace gardens, and view its famous statues.

Crossing a footbridge into Salzburg's Baroque old town, see the house where Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born and learn about his life and work. Then, stroll down Getreidegasse and admire the picturesque streets and hidden byways of the old city. Stop at Salzburg Dome Cathedral and visit St. Peter's Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in Austria and home to one of the world's oldest restaurants.
Includes
  • Services of an English-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees to attractions
  • Optional activity costs
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

This tour is held daily at 11:30 AM and departs from the Panorama Bus Terminal on Mirabellplatz, on the corner of Hubert-Sattler-Gasse 1, right in front of St. Andrew's Church. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.9 / 5
based on 27 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.7/5

Organized by

Salzburg Panorama Tours GmbH

Product ID: 19985