Salzburg and Lake Region Small-Group Tour from Vienna

(305 Reviews)
Duration:   12h 00 min


See the sights of Salzburg on a full-day tour from Vienna, with optional drop offs for those who want to stay the night.

Traveling in a small group of no more than 8 people, our intimate tour will take you through the breathtaking scenery of the Vienna Woods, with the peaks of the Alps in the distance, and on to the stunning Austrian lake district.

Stop where the big tour buses only drive by: dip your toes in crystal-clear Lake Attersee and take a stroll around the lakeside village of St. Gilgen at lake Wolfgangsee, a famous location in the movie "The Sound of Music."

Discover Salzburg's lovely Old Town with your guide on a comprehensive walking tour. Hear intriguing stories about Salzburg's famous inhabitants as you pass Mozart's birthplace, the colorful gardens of Mirabell Palace, the cemetery of the Abbey of St. Peter, Salzburg Cathedral, and the Archbishop’s Palace.

After the walking tour treat yourself to a delicious lunch, or enjoy a quick bite at a sausage stand if your prefer. Spend the remaining afternoon in Salzburg, before your drive back to Vienna.

Guaranteed departure with a minimum of only 2 people!


  • Tour start: 7:30am
  • Meeting point: Tourist-Info Wien, Albertinaplatz 1, 1010 Vienna (Google Maps)
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Group size: max. 8 people
  • Tour language: English


  • Full-Day Guided Tour to Salzburg from Vienna in English
  • Tour of the Lake Region (Attersee, St. Gilgen, Fuschlsee, etc.)
  • Walking Tour in Salzburg
  • Free time in Salzburg for lunch and shopping
  • Transportation in Deluxe Mercedes Sprinter Minibus with extra head and legroom
  • Free Wifi and cold bottled water on board
  • Taxi fare to the tour meeting point in the morning (max. EUR 12 per person)
  • Hotel Drop-off for central Vienna hotels (postcodes 1010-1090)


  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities


  • This tour is operated exclusively in English
  • Wheelchair & stroller accessible


  • You can cancel your tour up to 24 hours before tour start free of charge, receiving a full refund
  • No refunds will be provided for later cancellations and no-shows
Tour Itinerary


Transfer to the meeting point by taxi. We'll refund taxi costs up to € 12 per person.
Tour start - Travel past the Vienna Woods and Melk Abbey to Linz
Stop for coffee and cake (at own expense) - ca. 30 minutes
Photo stop at Lake Attersee - ca. 15 minutes
Explore Lakeside Town St. Gilgen - ca. 30 minutes
Guided Walking Tour of Salzburg's Old Town - ca. 1,5 hours
Free time in Salzburg - ca. 2,5 hours
Departure for Vienna
ca. 7:30pm
Arrival in Vienna
Hotel Drop off
Book your Salzburg and Lake Region Small-Group Tour from Vienna here

Reviews (305)

Reviewed September 12, 2023
Great Day Trip!
Tour was great! Was lovely to see the lakes regions and the walking tour in Salzburg was the perfect amount of time. Definitely a quick stop in Salzburg, but enough to get a feel for the city.

Date of the tour September, 2023
Reviewed September 09, 2023
Nice day trip
Had a nice day visiting Salzburg and the lake regions. I wish we got more time at the lake regions- the views were breathtaking. It’s a full day- so be prepared. Tour guide was knowledgeable and shared a lot of interesting facts and helpful information.

Date of the tour September, 2023
Reviewed September 07, 2023
Best scenic drive and tour
The scenic drive from Vienna to Salzburg and of course the lake towns was beautiful. My husband and I highly recommend this tour. The trip was very well organized and informative. If you want to know history of the area this is for you. Robert is a great tour guide and answers questions and is very helpful! We ended our trip in for us, it was one way. What a great way to get there. He helped us drop off our luggage. I highly recommend that you take this trip. The scenery is amazing, Plus, you get a walking tour when you arrive in Salzburg! Full attention to detail!!! Thank-you Robert!!!

Date of the tour September, 2023

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