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From Munich: Salzburg, St. Wolfgang, and the Salzkammergut

1. From Munich: Salzburg, St. Wolfgang, and the Salzkammergut

Travel through the picturesque foothills of the Bavarian Alps on this day trip from Munich to Salzburg. Admire alpine wonders along the way and have free time to explore Salzburg at your own pace.  Hop aboard a comfortable and climate controlled bus at a centrally-located meeting point in Munich. Relax on the drive and spy the enchanting Chiemsee, also called the "Bavarian Sea," as it is the largest lake in Bavaria. Arrive in Salzburg, the city of Mozart and have around 2.5 hours to see the city's impressive buildings, take in the vistas, and wander through the Baroque Old Town. Have time to take in sights like the Hohensalzburg fortress and the birthplace of Mozart.  Spend your free time checking out the cathedral, Hellbrunn Palace, and the fountains. Take a stroll through the Old Town to uncover boutique shops and eateries offering culinary delicacies. Get back on the bus and, in the summer (from April until November), travel thorughthe Salzkammergut to the Wolfgangsee. Purchase a boat ride to St. Wolfgang, the Hotel zum Weißen Rössl, and see the pilgrimage church.  Stop at the Mondsee, a location for the film "The Trapp Family." In the winter (from November to April), instead of the visit to St. Wolfgang you'll get to enjoy more time in Salzburg. During December enjoy the colors and aromas of Christkindlmarket Christmas market. Return to your meeting point in Munich by bus at the end of your tour.

Mauterndorf: Castle Entrance Ticket

2. Mauterndorf: Castle Entrance Ticket

Experience the Middle Ages come alive at Mauterndorf Castle, located in the middle of the beautiful Lungau region. Surrounded by impressive mountain ranges, the castle majestically rests on a little hill, above the town of Mauterndorf. This place used to be a former toll station, that also served as a temporary summer residence for Salzburg's prince archbishops. During your visit, meet the lord of the castle, Archbishop Leonhard von Keutschach, as well as his entourage in person and spend an unforgettable day together. Grab an audio guide to learn more about this impressive monument. Learn about the rich history housed within the castle's walls and enjoy the exhibition within the castle grounds. Explore the chambers, vaults, and halls. Step inside the private rooms of former lords which have been kept and redeveloped in a way to make this place's history tangible for its visitors. Also, benefit from excellent catering and restaurant facilities. Your kids will be entertained as well - audioguides are available in 9 languages and kids versions. Don't forget to drop by at the Lungau Regional Museum (only open during summer). Learn about the land, the people and their lives, and have a look at the mineral collection, the Mauterndorfer Samson, and other curiosities, than are displayed.

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Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 143 reviews

We really had a great day tour with Paul, even if the planned tour went a little differently than planned. With his very sympathetic nature, he made everything right again. He also had a very nice alternative ready for us that we would not have seen otherwise. You really have a great colleague in Paul. Thank you very much Paul. Great praise also goes to our bus driver Gerd, who brought us safely to our destination even in this heavy rain.

We had an amazing time. Our guide was excellent! We learned about where to eat, drink, sightsee, and have coffee! We had about 3 hours to explore Salzburg and then moved on to the bext destination. I definitely think 3 hours is more than enough to explore Salzburg.

Taking the bus is not enough time to see everything. If you have a day to spare, it's worth seeing the place. I would recommend 2-3 days stay in Salzburg if you have time. It's very accessible by train from Central Munich Station.

Unforgettable trip to a truly beautiful and elegant city. Our guide Paul was really nice and was always close to us and advised us on the route to take! I highly recommend it

Bravissimo Poul, the very nice guide who even offered us his singing performances. Intense tour but worth it. I advise