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Day Trip to Salzburg

Experience Salzburg, the jewel of Austria, on an easy day trip from Munich


Due to the unusual tourism situation currently developing, we have temporarily suspended this tour.

ABOUT THE Day Trip to Salzburg

On this 10-hour tour from Munich (6 hours excluding transfer time), your expert guide will take you on a two-hour train journey through the stunning Bavarian countryside to the charming city of Salzburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We'll take you on an orientation walking tour of the old town center, taking in some of the most beautiful and historic sites the city has to offer.


Your full-day trip to Salzburg, Austria, leaves from Munich Hauptbahnof (main train station), outside the Starbucks on platform 11, and returns to München Hauptbahnhof around 7pm.


An easy day trip from Munich

If you don’t have time on your European trip to visit Austria, don’t fret! You can see one of Austria’s most beautiful cities, Salzburg, all on an easy day trip from Munich. You’ll jump on the train for a two-hour scenic journey through the Bavarian countryside, returning to Munich at approximately 7pm.

Stunning scenery

You’ll want to keep your camera at the ready, as you stroll along the picturesque Salzach River, and enjoy the views of the stunning alps. For Sound of Music fans, you’ll visit the Mirabell Palace Gardens, home to some of the musical’s most famous scenes, as well as seeing the impressive Salzburg Cathedral, where Salzburg native Mozart was baptized.

Take an orientation tour and then explore on your own

Upon arriving in Salzburg, your guide will lead you on a 2.5-hour orientation tour, helping you to find some of the major landmarks of the old town center, including the 13th Century Old Market, and the church and cemetery of St Peter’s monastery. After that, you’ll get a few hours to yourself to explore Salzburg at your own pace. Take in the Hohensalzburg Fortress, or taste a delicious authentic Sachertorte (chocolate cake). What you choose to do in Salzburg is up to you!

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Your Salzburg Day Trip starts in front of Starbucks Coffee (Bayerstraße 10A) inside München Hauptbahnhof (main train station), beside platform 11

  • Stroll along the picturesque Salzach River
  • Discover the Mirabell Palace Gardens, home to famous Sound of Music scenes
  • See where Mozart was born, and where he was baptized at Salzburg Cathedral
  • Enjoy the scenery of the stunning alps
  • Wander through the gorgeous Salzburg old town, a UNESCO World Heritage site



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What’s included
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Transportation
Additional Information
  • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 10 hours (including transfer), your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • Please bring valid photo ID (EU citizens) or passport
  • Children under 3 years old are welcome on this tour for free
  • Wheelchair accessible
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Select Tours focus on a particular area or district of a city, a certain aspect of its history or culture, or take you outside the city on a day trip. Select Tours are perfect for those who have enjoyed an introduction to the city and wish to delve deeper into the stories the city has to offer. These tours often venture further afield and make use of local public transport.

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