Let us show that the "Hills are still Alive" with the sights and sounds from this classic movie. A wonderful tour with breathtaking views of the countryside and locations used in the making of the movie "The Sound of Music". Relax and listen to the Original Sound of Music soundtrack. Capture the scenery and places in real life, see and hear it all!
This tour takes you passed many of the famous locations used in the movie including also stops at Leopoldskron Palace, the Gazebo at Hellbrunn Palace, the area of St. Gilgen on the Lake Wolfgangsee plus Mondsee where the wedding church is situated.
The Mirabell gardens were laid out in the 18th century. Maria and the children were seen dancing around the statue of Pegasus, the winged horse, and throughout the gardens singing "De-Re-Mi".
The front side of this castle was used as the Trapp family home, the children were boating on the lake and fell into the water. The Venetian room was copied from this castle and used as the ballroom.
This hunting castle was built in the early 17th century by Prince-Archbishop Markus Sittikus. In the gardens the glass pavillon was reconstructed for the pleasure of those fans still returning after more than 35 years.
Nonnberg Abbey is the oldest convent in the german speaking part of Europe. Maria was a novice here. The Baron and Maria were married here in 1927. The scenes for the movie made here include the opening with the nuns going to Mass and Maria coming too late.
St. Gilgen and Lake Wolfgang
Scenery shown at the beginning of the movie was filmed at Lake Fuschl on the way to St. Gilgen. Like the Mozart family, visitors from all over the world appreciate the beautiful village in the Salzkammergut.
Wedding church Mondsee
The former benedictine abbey dating back to the 12th century is one of the biggest gothic churches in Austria with wonderful baroque interieur.