Wachu Valley Day Trip from Vienna
Depart from the Austrian capital for the day with an expert guide who will take you through the nearby Wachau Valley, where vineyards, ancient abbeys, and ancient forests await. This is a perfect opportunity to soak up the enchanting Austrian countryside, with all its picturesque villages and landscapes.
Hop on a coach and travel through the beautiful Wachau Valley and follow the course of the Danube River to Krems and Melk. You’ll pass the ruins of the medieval Burgurine Durinstein castle on the way before embarking on a cruise down the Danube itself passing the town of Krems as you float.
Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg
If you are a fan of The Sound of Music, then this is certainly the tour for you. You’ll spend four hours on a tour packed with the sights, sounds, and locations from the musical itself. Meet your guide in the center of Salzburg and get ready to have some fun. And even if you’re not a Sound of Music superfan, this is still a fun tour if you’re a fun-loving person. Get ready for songs and wacky tidbits of information and facts about the movie. The tour guide is enthusiastic, has a great sense of humor and will show you all the famous places in and around Salzburg where the movie was filmed, including the Mirabell Gardens.
And even if you’re not a Sound of Music superfan, this is still a fun tour if you’re a fun-loving person. Get ready for songs and wacky tidbits of information and facts about the movie. The tour guide is enthusiastic, has a great sense of humor and will show you all the famous places in and around Salzburg where the movie was filmed, including the Mirabell Gardens.
Head out of the city for the mountains and valleys on the Sound of Music bus, where everyone on the tour gets to see the most iconic buildings and locations from the film.
You will be able to see the famous ’16 Going on 17′ lookout, as well as the beautiful Von Trapp house on the same lake, also known as Leopoldskron Castle. But before you will see the Hellbrunn Castle, you will also visit the Nonnberg Abbey: the convent in the hills where Maria lived.
There is also Saint Giligan and Lake Wolfgang, which form the famous setting at the beginning of the film. And finally the church where the wedding takes place, the Mondsee Cathedral.
And on the bus you will even hear the soundtrack!
Berchtesgaden Day Trips from Salzburg
For history buffs, take a trip outside of Salzburg, and outside of Austria itself, to the southern German state of Bavaria. You can meet your guide in the center of Salzburg and then travel through the beautiful landscape between the two countries. In the meantime, you’ll be told about all the beautiful alpine views you’ll enjoy along the way. Including Hellbrunn Castle and the Konigsee Valley.
But it’s not just about stunning scenery. This one is all about history, so you’ll be pleased to know that you’ll be taking the road to the infamous Eagle’s Nest. This was the exclusive meeting place for members of the Nazi Party for social and government meetings. You can take the elevator to the top of the peak where it is located: Kehlstein. It’s weird in that it’s beautiful but it also has a dark history. The red marble fireplace that Mussolini gave to Hitler is still here, for example.
But today it is a restaurant. So you can wander through the rooms and then grab something to eat. There’s even a nice beer garden where you can sit in the summer months. On a clear day you can even see all the way to Salzburg!
Then you can go to the charming town of Berchtesgaden, where you will have time to explore at your own pace. And then they will take you back to Salzburg.
Budapest Day Trip From Vienna
Make the most of your location in the center of Europe and leave the Austrian capital for another country: Hungary! Travel through beautiful stretches of countryside until you reach the capital of Budapest.
Located on the Danube River, you can spend the day here and explore Hungary’s own historic capital. For starters, there’s the gothic-style Parliament building, which is beautifully ornate. Then you will also be able to cross the famous Chain Bridge to the Buda side of the river.
This side of Budapest (since it is divided into two halves) is very different from the Pest side. Here are all the medieval buildings, the charming old streets, the castle, the views around the Fisherman’s Bastion and the Church of Saint Matthias dating back to 1015!
Then it’s on the Pest side, you’ll see St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Hungarian State Opera, Vajdahunyad Castle, and then you’ll drive down Andrassy Avenue to Hero’s Square; one of the main sights of the city, your guide will tell you all about this central place.
There’s plenty of time to see the main sights here, plus you can also grab lunch at a local establishment in town. So if trying some traditional Hungarian cuisine sounds good to you, you’ll love this part! Then you will also have time for shopping before heading back to Vienna.
Vienna Historical City Tour
This 3.5-hour tour of Vienna is perfect if you only have a short stay in this city booked. You’ll be able to see the main sights of the Austrian capital in half a day, making sure you don’t go home without seeing the best parts of this historic city.
You will be driven by coach, past some of the city’s best sites, past the Hofburg Palace, the Vienna State Opera, the Burgtheater and the City Hall, along the Ringstrasse, the famous street that encircles the city with its many monumental buildings. You will be driven in a coach, passing some of the best places in the city, past the Hofburg Palace, the Vienna State Opera, the Burgtheater and the City Hall, along the Ringstrasse, the famous street that surrounds the city. with its many monumental buildings.
But easily, the highlight of this tour is Schonbrunn. This exquisite sprawling palace is one of Vienna’s most-visited attractions, so for a great way to see this top view, how about skipping the ticket line? It means you’ll make the most of your time and walk right into this historic building, once the summer home of the Habsburg Monarchy.
Your guide will be full of facts and information about Schonbrunn, as well as stories and tales about the former occupants. Walk through its sumptuously decorated, gilded rooms, imagining what it must have been like to live such an opulent life.