Mozart – Festival Town – Sound of Music


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Mirabell gardens

On your way to Salzburg you will pass through the wonderful landscape of the Salzkammergut, with its beautiful lakes and impressive mountains, the area where Emperor Franz Joseph and his family used to spend their summer holidays. The trips takes you along Lake Traunsee, Lake Fuschl and Lake Wolfgang, where the memories of the Edelweiss-Song from the movie Sound of Music may come to your mind. Finally you arrive to Salzburg, the birth town of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. After lunch you will visit the most important sights of Salzburg: the Cathedral, the Festival Hall, St. Peter´s Abbey Church and its graveyards (tomb of Mozart´s sister Nannerl) as well as Mozart´s birthplace in the Getreidegasse. You will see the horse-pond and the marvelous gardens of Mirabell Palace and get a fantastic view of the Fortess Hohensalzburg.


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Zell am See


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Pictures: Austrian National Tourist Office