The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Salzburg

As you may have already guessed today I am in Salzburg to do the ‘ Sound of Music’ tour. I never like to miss a good opportunity for some building spotting so I thought that I could combine the two.DSC07714Schloss Leopoldskron. A beautiful Rococco building where exterior shots of the Von Trapp family home were taken but no scenes were filmed here. Now a hotel I would love to stay here one day.DSC07739Schloss Hellbrunn. I loved the ornate detailing in these gates.dsc07742-e1563895983351.jpgThis is the gazebo used in the Sound of Music. The gazebo has been reconstructed here in Schloss Hellbrunn, it was originally located within the grounds of Schloss Leopoldskron.dsc07805-e1563894096837.jpgAfter a beautiful scenic bus ride taking us away from the city we arrive here in Mondsee.       The interior of the basilica St. Micheal is where the marriage scene in the sound of music was filmed. Below is a picture of the building’s interior along with pictures of some the building’s beautiful details.DSC07791DSC07790DSC07793Back in the city now at the Mirabell gardens where some of the famous scenes were filmed. Aside from all things ‘Sound of Music’ what beautiful gardens. I could have spent hours here exploring.DSC07837DSC07849DSC07865DSC07873My last stop is one that is not included in the tour but is a must for any fan of The Sound of Music. Schloss Frohnburg (now a music academy) was used to film the scenes of the front of the Von Trapp family home.dsc07896.jpgMost of the buildings that I’ve seen today have been The Sound of Music related but a beautiful building is still a beautiful building and all sites that I have visited today have been worthy of a blog post in their own right.

There is still so much to see here in Salzburg. I hope that I will get a chance to return soon to see all the sights that I have missed today.