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Salzburg and Lake Region Small-Group Tour from Vienna

(262 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
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Reviews (262)

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Reviewed May 25, 2023
I highly recommend this tour

We had a small group of 5 total people. The guide was excellent in explaining the history of our sites and gave us time to explore Salzburg on our own. The vehicle was roomy and we made several stops going to Salzburg. I highly recommend this tour.

Date of the tour May, 2023
Reviewed May 24, 2023
Lake region and Salzburg small group tour was perfect.
This was a great trip to Salzburg with a drive through the lake region. Ruie was a knowledgeable well spoken engaging guide and driver. We learned a great deal and would highly recommend.

Date of the tour May, 2023
Reviewed May 22, 2023
Salzburg – Amazing
Salzburg was amazing the scenery, the mountains, lakes and villages are eye opening. We had a very good English speaking tour guide who was well versed in commentary on the history and the story behind the movie "the Sound of Music". He also provided historic commentary on the country side and places of interest on the way to Salzburg. The drive there and back was comfortable and safe with plenty of free time available for sight seeing and photo oportunities.

Date of the tour May, 2023

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