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Sound of Music Plus

Luke, our guide, picked us up from our hotel in a mini van. There were seven of us and a little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Raysa15
,
San Dimas, California
If you love the Sound of Music you will love this tour

We were the only two on the tour and rode in an 8 seat van - not a bus! Luke was our guide and he... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
William H
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.Westminster
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Thank you for taking the time to visit our TripAdvisor page. If you are looking for sightseeing or leisure tours in and around the city of Salzburg or anywhere in Austria we can help you turn your travelling ideas into reality. Explore this beautiful part of Austria together with our passionate tour guides - our mini vans take you where the large coaches can't. Our family run business was established in 1976; ever since, we’ve been living up to our image of making individual tours available to our guests. Recommended by Rick Steves, Fodor’s and Frommer’s Travel Guides as “very personal and comfortable tour company”, we will make sure you won’t miss out on the most fascinating given facts and details Salzburg has to offer. Tour with us and… • explore this beautiful part of Austria in a unique way • enjoy your trip in a mini van that takes you to places large coaches can’t get to • let us provide you with an exciting mixture of historical sights, legends, folklore and breathtaking views • see Salzburg through the eyes of our local tour guides, who are passionate about their home
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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Rudolfskai 38, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luke, our guide, picked us up from our hotel in a mini van. There were seven of us and a little tight, but the fact that the group was small added to the enjoyment. Of course, we found out a lot of unknown facts about...More

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

Dear Raysa15! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Sound of Music Tour with Luke and hope to welcome you again some day! Best regards from Salzburg Jonathan

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were the only two on the tour and rode in an 8 seat van - not a bus! Luke was our guide and he described all the SOM sights and other interesting sights along the way. Great tour.

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

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

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Party of 7 of us took The Sound Of Music Tour with Bob's Tours. Their bus's only sit 8 so we had a tour to ourselves!. Very friendly and knowledgeable driver/guide, and being in a small bus, we were able to get some stunning scenery...More

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

Dear Mark J! 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

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

To visit the filming locations for the Sound Of Music was a treat. The scenery is fantastic, and a small van gives you the feel of a personalized tour, our guide was very knowledgeable and made all the difference. We were lucky to be the...More

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

Dear JR-FamilyTrips! 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

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Our tour guide, Sylvia, drove us through Salzburg in her 8 passenger van, and was a one woman show! She knows everything about the area, the musical, and even had us frolicking through the paths where Maria sang about confidence. What made the tour most...More

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Dear WashCaps! 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

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our tour with Sylvia! She was very knowledgeable and friendly! We enjoyed the sites. Her driving was very nice and safe, she was easy to understand. We even got to enjoy Strudel and coffee!

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Dear Michael J! 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

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

We had booked Sound of Music and Hapstall trip Months in advance to celebrate husbands birthday. Rosie arrived at hotel promptly and we discovered we were the only 2 booked for that day. Well done Bobs tours for not cancelling. Rosie was really knowledgable and...More

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

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

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We were a party of 4 in a group of 8 on 18th December and had a brilliant informative tour led by Alwyn (Al) who was really friendly and also provided lots of facts about Austria. He even sung Silent Night in Austrian as a...More

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We were the only 2 passengers on the trip. It was pleasant but he ended it early and dropped us off at a place where we did not know how to get back to the bus stop. I was raining and we walked clear back...More

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Dear Yvonne H! Thank you very much for your review! We are very sorry we could not meet your expectations. Our tours are planned for 4 or more people on the tour. So if you were the only ones on the tour it is very...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

The town of Haalstaad is the prettiest place I have ever seen and s visit to this place with 'Sound of music's our with Bob's tours is a must see when in Austria. The guide picked us up from our hotel dot on time and...More

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Jonathan K, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Bob's Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

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

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diwi66
5 May 2018|
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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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Response from beaner1138 | Reviewed this property |
The tour starts around 9:00 AM, as I recall, and ends around 3:30. We did not use the train, but a quick check on Google Map should answer your question.
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