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Fun, informative Sound of Music Tour!

We enjoyed our tour of Salzburg and the Sound of Music sites. Tour was at 2pm on a Monday and they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MaggieT422
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Seattle
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Good information personal stories and tour

I chose this tour because I have experienced the big bus thing and it is not very personal and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
timcarla
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St Louis, MO
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our tour of Salzburg and the Sound of Music sites. Tour was at 2pm on a Monday and they requested we arrive at 1:45. We arrived at 1:30 but struggled to find parking. My husband dropped me and the two kids (3.5 and...More

Thank MaggieT422
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MaggieT422! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Sound of Music Tour with Luke! Please let me add that I did not intend to put you under stress concerning the starting time. As I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve just got back from the combined Sound of Music and Hallstatt tour. Superb! Alwyn (Al) was an informative and knowledgeable guide, providing a diverse range of insight into the local area. He picked me up, and the drop off was the Mirabell Gardens, so...More

Thank gypsyheart75
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear gypsyheart75! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Sound of Music / Hallstatt Tour with Al and hope to welcome you again some day! Unfortunately we always have to calculate a little bit more...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I went on the Sound of Music Tour. Silvia was very informative and lively. We really enjoyed the smaller group and personalized attention. We got to try a restaurant we would have never otherwise discovered. We also got to try a summer...More

Thank g0fisch
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear g0fisch! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Sound of Music Tour with Silvia and hope to welcome you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My nephew & I recently took the Sound of Music w/Hallstat trip tour. We ended up with just 1 other couple so it was almost like a private tour, which was great as I'm not a fan of the big group tours. However, I expected...More

1  Thank Jenny W
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jenny W! Thank you very much for your honest feedback! We are very sorry that we could not entirely meet your expectations. We apologize for the slight misinformation and updated Al on it. Of course we are aware that it is not possible to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me, my husband, my two teens and my parents went on the Sound of Music Special Tour, it is all day, 8 hours. We loved it all! In the morning we did a walking tour of Salzburg with Christian that was outstanding. I would really...More

Thank AmyDelilah
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear AmyDelilah! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Sound of Music Tour Special and hope to welcome you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had great hopes for this tour, as I loved the movie. Also saw this tour on “Better Late Than Never” show, so I paid $180 for the 3 of us. First, the hotel pickup is someone comes and gets you and walks you back...More

Thank ShootingGirl
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear ShootingGirl! Thank you very much for your honest review! We are very sorry we could not meet your expectations within the first quarter of our tour. Since your tour was on a Sunday we were not allowed to enter the pedestrian area your hotel...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose this tour because I have experienced the big bus thing and it is not very personal and feels like being in a herd of cattle with canned commentary. Our tour guide was very personable, knowledge and shared personal stories. I don't remember her...More

Thank timcarla
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear timcarla! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Sound of Music Tour and hope to welcome you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the private van tour with Silvia for the Sound of Music and also ended up having her the next day for the Bavarian Alps tour, including Salt Mine and Eagle’s Nest. Silvia was excellent in terms of knowledge, but also on her background...More

Thank Thomas T
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Thomas T! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Sound of Music Tour and your Bavarian Mountain Tour with Silvia and hope to welcome you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This company offers many tours. I’ve taken all of them and was happy with them all. The sound of music is the most popular and you need to make reservations for it. You tour all the sites from the movie. Beautiful scenery. They also have...More

Thank travelbugdon
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear travelbugdon! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your tours with us and hope to welcome you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

Reviewed 7 June 2018

My review is very similar to many others in the "Terrible" category. PLEASE DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY!!!! My family (4 adults) booked the combination Sound of Music and Hallstatt tour based on a recommendation from Rick Steves. I am appalled that Rick and his...More

1  Thank cholmes43
Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Dear cholmes43! Thank you very much for your honest feedback! We are very sorry we could not meet your expectations. Bob's Special Tours company is recommended by Rick Steves for many years and gets re-evaluated every other year by one of his employees. Because we...More

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Dear Yen! For inquiries about availability please write us an email to office@bobstours(.)com. Thank you and best regards from Salzburg Jonathan
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Dear diwi66! Thank you very much for your question! Unfortunately our Sound of Music / Hallstatt Tour does not allow to visit the salt mines in Hallstatt timewise. During this tour you will have about 2 hours stay in... More
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always tip your guide if they are good. . they don't earn very much, and they are always so knowledgeable!
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