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The Sound of Music Tour

The story of the Trapp family as told in The Sound of Music is inextricably linked with the city of Salzburg. The musical film adaptation of Maria Augusta Trapp’s memoirs in the book “The Story of the Trapp Family Singers” is one of the world’s most watched films and is an inspiration to music and movie lovers of all ages. Discover the original film locations in and around Salzburg and retrace the Trapp family history. Follow in the footsteps of Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer on one of the numerous private guided tours or with the live guided Original Sound of Music Tour®, which will delight you with fascinating facts about the filming of this classic of the silver screen.

Salzburg, World-Famous Film Set

Be sure not to miss the following Salzburg sights and film locations during the Sound of Music Tour:
Mirabell Garden and Pegasus Fountain, where Maria and the children danced and sang the iconic “Do-Re-Mi” song
Leopoldskron Castle – home to the Trapp family in the film – whose historic rooms were reconstructed as a film set and the beautiful garden, which could be seen in numerous outdoor shots of the castle

Hellbrunn Palace, whose music pavilion appears in countless romantic film sequences. The pavilion was originally located in the garden of Leopoldskron Castle and was transferred to Hellbrunn Palace as a tourist attraction
Nonnberg Abbey, where the young Maria drove the nuns mad in the beginning of the film
St. Gilgen am Wolfgangsee, location of many romantic wedding scenes
Basilica Mondsee, which is featured in the opening scenes of the film

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