Bob’s Special Tours – Salzburg, 5

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Wonderful and fun private tour seeing locations of The Sound of Music. Not a normal big bus tour, we were 4 plus guide. HIGHLY RECOMMEND

“You are 16 going on 17, you need someone older and wiser telling you what to do…”

Several tour companies do “The Sound of Music” tour, but this was the only that did it in a van instead big bus(coach).  €48pp.  

Our tour guide wasn’t too thrilling, but he was friendly and very knowledgeable about the movie, filming locations, and Salzburg in general. It was a rainy day, so unfortunately we couldn’t visit a luge, but he took us too all the filming location, and more spots.  I never felt rushed at each location. We even had a full hour at Mondsee to see the wedding church, shop, and have relax in a cafe.  

NOT Bob’s fault: the only thing my wife and I did not like was our fellow tourists…they were friendly, but they did NOT sing at all.  Whenever our tour guide put on the music, it was just a duet with my wife and I. Awkward! I’m guessing there are more singers on the big bus tours.

Meh – disappointing.  Sound of Music is my favorite movie of all times.  Booked this early and we impressed by the responsiveness of the email exchanges taken place between BSTours and myself.

Starting off on a odd note – we asked to use the restroom prior to departure.  “Well we usually don’t do that, but you can this time.” hmmmm – heading out for 4 hours and you don’t have a toilet to use?  The bus was fairly comfortable but immediately one of the group states “I …