Explore Salzburg City's Sightseeing-Spots with your friendly local guide
Join me on a tour through Salzburg, this world-cultural-heritage city, from Mirabell Palace, to the "Old Town", The Dome, the Getreidegasse and more, . . . and experience the unique history & culture of music, architecture, and religious/political background, all within it's rich natural surroundings.
Besides discovering it's churches, musicians (W. A. Mozart, . . ), world of theater (world-renowned Salzburg-festival), we will also take a funicular up the fortress-mountain and hike around the famous "Hohensalzburg" fortress to enjoy wonderful panorama views and learn of it's history back into the middle-ages (Please note that we usually don't enter the fortress with it's long staircase, to avoid exhaustion. If you want to enter, just let me know in time).
I'm glad to spend a nice & memorable time with you and maybe recommend further activities for your stay in Salzburg (museums, shopping, restaurants. . )!
The main sightseeing spots and routes:
Mirabell Palace and garden --> Markatplatz --> Marionettentheater --> Getreidegasse, Mozart's Birthplace --> University Church--> Alter Markt--> The Dome (entry included) --> Residence Palace, Residence Fountain, The Bell Chime -->Fortress Hohen Salzburg* -->St. Peter's Yard -->The Festival Halls --> Getreidegasse
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meeting place is in front of the main entrance to the Palace Mirabell (address: Mirabell Square 4, 5020 Salzburg), which is opposite street-side of the Saint Andrew church. But I can also pick you up at your hotel-with a taxi if needed (around €8 fare).
End location: The tour ends at "Getreidegasse". Of course I can explain how to get to your hotel by bus or order a taxi. Otherwise I will tell you what else you can do in the course of the day.
Duration: 3 hours 30 min.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
12 EUR - per person. Approximate cost of funicular to the Fortress Hohen Salzburg (optional)
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Great tour! Junko was well versed in the history and how it shapes the modern condition of the city. Very pleasant and patient, she also adapted to our interests. We did this tour the moment we got to town which proved very helpful. We went back to places she recommended and felt like we knew the layout of the town just from our walk with her. Highly recommend.