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The Sound of Music in Salzburg

Tracing the hit musical film in Salzburg

The musical film The Sound of Music starring Julie Andrews has millions of fans all over the world. In it, Salzburg and the Salzburg region form the picturesque backdrop for the love story of Baron von Trapp and the nanny Maria. Year after year, around 300,000 people devote themselves to following The Sound of Music in Salzburg.

The pavilion from The Sound of Music
Visit the original pavilion from the Sound of Music!

Sound of Music Tour at the original spots from the film

Entirely special for visitors from the English-speaking world and from Asia, it is an emotional experience to see the original filming locations of the famous musical film in and around Salzburg with your own eyes. The Mirabell Gardens with the Pegasus fountain, the Residenzplatz and the Felsenreitschule (Rock riding school) are famous locations on a Sound of Music tour as well as the Benedictine Nonnberg Abbey, the Leopoldskron Palace, Hellbrunn with the glass pavilion and Frohnburg Palace. The Mondseeland also plays a role in the film, with the famous wedding scene being filmed in the basilica in Mondsee.

The Sound of Music on the stage and at Hotel Scherer

You can rediscover your live experiences on your discovery tour in Salzburg with the Oscar-award-winning film The Sound of Music in Hotel Scherer at any time. The musical film from 1965 runs continuously here on our hotel TV – 24 hours long in your room. Sound of Music fans are sure to get in the perfect mood in your 4-star hotel.

Sound of Music is also on the programme on the city's stages. The world-famous Marionette Theatre Salzburg has shown Sound of Music on its stage in the traditional building on Schwarzstrasse since 2007. In the Salzburg State Theatre, The Sound of Music has been shown as a musical with high-quality casting since 2011.

Devote yourself to the magic that hundreds of thousands of Sound of Music Fans look for in Salzburg every year – on a tour, at a performance or in the Sound of Music World exhibition. This ensures your visit to Salzburg will remain a happy memory. Ideal for bus groups, families and individual travellers: the 4-star Hotel Scherer near the city centre. Spend a comfortable holiday here and send your non-binding request to the team.