Private Walking Tour of Salzburg

17 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2 hr

This private tour is an introduction to the city of Salzburg. During a two-hour walk you will gain a basic understanding of Salzburg's history and sights, as well as answers to your questions, personal recommendations and ideas for sightseeing and activities. Each of our guides has one and a half years of training and experience as a guide in Salzburg.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Free Walking Tour Salzburg

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

The house where Mozart lived from the age of seventeen. We are going to see the house and talk about it from the opposite side of the square.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Mirabell Palace and Gardens

We are going to take a glance at Mirabell Garden and find out what it was in history and what it is today but you should come back after the tour to explore the garden in more detail.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Makartsteg

We pass the river at the love lock bridge of Salzburg where we talk about the love locks, the bridge, the river, and the buildings along the river.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Getreidegasse

After crossing the river we get to Getreidegasse, the most famous street in Salzburg, and walk along to reach Mozart's birthplace.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Universitatskirche

The University Church was the last historic building in Salzburg. It's not used as a church anymore. Therefore, we can and we will enter the church as a group as long as it's not closed for some reason.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At:

Furtwänglerpark was a monastery garden and nowadays is a part of the Salzburg University. The University, modern art and the canal system of Salzburg is what we will talk about before moving on to the Concert Hall.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Grosses Festspielhaus

The Salzburg Festival is the most prestigious festival for classical music in the world. The Concert Hall is where most of the concerts and the opera take place during six weeks in summer.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter)

Saint Peter's is the place where Salzburg was founded in 696 and the oldest monastery in the German-speaking region. We are not entering the church or the beautiful cemetery of Saint Peter's Abbey because the monastery and the church is still active and guided tours are not allowed but we visit the yard of the monastery and I will tell you everything about I know about it.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Salzburg Cathedral

The Salzburg Cathedral is the most significant church in Salzburg. It's one of the few churches where guided tours are allowed. Therefore, we are going to enter the Salzburg Cathedral to find out about it's history.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme

From Kapitelplatz square we get a view of the Hohensalzburg fortress, more modern art, and the oldest bakery of Salzburg.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Residenzplatz

Residence Square is the main square and the heart of the old town. The square is called Residence Square because that's where the archbishop's residence was located in history.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Mozartplatz

Mozartplatz square is where the Mozart cult began in the 19th century when they erected the Mozart statue. We will have a look at the statue and reveal some of the mystery surrounding Mozart.

Duration: 10 minutes
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