Private tour

Salzburg: Skip-the-line Hohensalzburg Fortress Tour

Activity provider: Rosotravel Austria
Private tour

Salzburg: Skip-the-line Hohensalzburg Fortress Tour

Activity provider: Rosotravel Austria

From US$ 178.07 per person

Learn about the long history of Hohensalzburg Fortress while exploring its impressive rooms. Get a panoramic view of Salzburg and wander the Old Town on foot.

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Duration 2 - 4 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Discover the exciting history of Hohensalzburg Fortress
  • See breathtaking views of Salzburg
  • Step inside Royal Apartments, the Golden Chamber and the Arsenal
  • Enjoy a funicular ride
  • Explore Salzburg on foot
Full description

Explore 1,000 years of history in Hohensalzburg Fortress with an experienced guide. Marvel at the stunning Royal Apartments, see the impressive Golden Hall, and get a panoramic view from the top of the Fortress.

Begin your tour of this ancient fortress outside the imposing structure. Snap photos as your guide explains its interesting history.

Follow your guide into the massive complex, and enter the beautiful Royal Apartments, built to impress guests and demonstrate power.

Continue to the Golden Hall, designed for grand ceremonies and royal parties. Look up to see the beautiful blue wooden ceiling, whose golden joists and buttons give the impression of a starry night sky.

In the Arsenal, wonder at the collection of medieval weapons, including rapiers, broadswords, and halberds.

Explore the Granary, Bastions, and bedrooms, getting an insider's view into the life of medieval nobility.

Finish your tour of the Fortress with a breathtaking funicular ride to the top. Enjoy a 360-degree view of Salzburg, and spot the major sights with the help of your guide.

After you've soaked in the view, continue your tour through the Old Town. Discover the magnificent Salzburg Cathedral, Mozartplatz, and marvel at the outstanding Franciscan Church and Collegian Church.

Stroll along famous Getreidegasse, Mozart's favorite walking street, and see his birthplace. End your tour of Salzburg with the beautiful facades of the Rathaus and University.

  • Private guide
  • Skip-the-line ticket to Hohensalzburg Fortress
  • Roundtrip funicular ride
  • Guided walking tour of Old Town
  • Entrance to Salzburg Cathedral
  • Food and Drink

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Salzburg, Kapitelpl. 2, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Jacket

Know before you go

  • This tour involves a funicular ride
  • You will need to walk several miles during this tour
  • Children are welcome
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

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Diese Tour hat uns super gefallen. Unser Guide Heidi hat ein grosses Wissen und ist auf unsere Wünsche eingegangen.

October 5, 2022


Heidi was a fantastic guide that really brought the history of Salzburg to life. She adapted to our interests during tour and her knowledge is amazing. The tour greatly enhanced our stay and we would highly recommend.

October 4, 2022

Product ID: 390106