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Sound of Music and salt mines visit

Combine two of Salzburg’s most popular activities with this sensational package that includes the Sound of Music tour and a visit to one of the historic salt mines that put Salzburg on the map. Visit all the main Sound of Music filming locations in the city and surrounding countryside, and then don your mining gear in search of the ‘white gold’ of the hills. Follow in the footsteps of the Von Trapp family and relive the classic movie on the Sound of Music tour. See the Mirabell Palace and gardens, where Maria and the children sing Do-Re-Mi and Nonnberg Abbey, where the real life Maria and Baron von Trapp were married in 1927. The Rock Riding School is where the real Von Trapps sang there before fleeing Austria. In the film, they sing Do-Re-Mi, Edelweiss and So Long, Farewell in a memorable scene. Admire Leopoldskron Palace, which was used as the Von Trapp family home, and Hellbrunn Palace where the gazebo is. Head out of town and see the church at Mondsee, where the wedding scene was shot. Visit one of the salt mines that are central to the history of Salzburg, which means ‘salt fortress’. At the mine, receive protective clothing to keep warm – and to look the real deal! Travel in a former miners’ train into the heart of the mountain and discover this secret world of kilometres-long labyrinths. Have fun on the miners' slides and enjoy a raft cruise across a subterranean salt lake. There is also a multimedia show that will light up the underground lake. Combine two of Salzburg’s most popular activities with this sensational package that includes the Sound of Music tour and a visit to one of the historic salt mines that put Salzburg on the map. Visit all the main Sound of Music filming locations in the city and surrounding countryside, and then don your mining gear in search of the ‘white gold’ of the hills. Meeting/pick-up point: Mirabellplatz 2 (next to Mirabell Gardens and University Mozarteum) Salzburg. Duration: Eight hours.