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Salzburg and Lake Region Small-Group Tour from Vienna

(223 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
Parada de fotos en el lago Attersee - ca. 15 minutos
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 (223)

Reviewed July 20, 2022
Small group day trip, Vienna to Salzburg through the Lake Region
Our trip from Vienna to Salzburg through the Lake Region was a wonderful experience. Our driver, Rui, was a competent pleasant, knowledgeable and caring driver and guide on the way to Salzburg and back, and our guide in Salzburg, Leisl, a native of the city, was equally competent, pleasant, knowledgeable and caring. The tour vehicle was clean, comfortable and furnished with Wi-Fi, iPads, and bottled water. This tour was a highlight of our week in Vienna. In advance of the trip, the many, many positive reviews on Tripadvisor and other sites made us wonder if the trip could be as good as the reviewers claimed, but it was indeed an excellent trip and we highly recommend it.

Date of the tour July, 2022
Reviewed July 07, 2022
Great full day trip from Vienna!
We lucked out and were the only two people on this small group tour. The ride in a Mercedes van was comfortable. We stopped mid way for a snack and break. The lake region was beautiful, especially St. Gilgen where we had a short time to walk around on our own. Salzburg is an incredibly quaint and beautiful city with so many sites to see within walking distance. Our tour guide Michael was very informative and efficient. We had time for a nice lunch based on his recommendation and then time to walk around and explore on our own. Our driver Josef was accommodating and pointed out many sites along the way as well as giving us background history of the area. Would highly recommend!

Date of the tour July, 2022
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Reviewed July 02, 2022
Salzburg: Small-Group Day Trip from Vienna

Josef did an excellent job and told us many fascinating things about Salzburg.

Date of the tour June, 2022

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