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Salzburg Music School Trips & Tours

The city of Salzburg has an historic musical tradition and always provides our music groups with an enthusiastic reception. A perfect destination for music groups of all abilities. 

The surrounding areas of Salzburg also provide a number of attractions and outstanding scenery that can be included in your itinerary. Salzburg, Mozart’s birthplace, offers a stunning historic city centre, with its many palaces and baroque architecture, coupled with the scenic Alpine surroundings. A delightful concert tour destination. 

Sample itinerary

Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Morning flight from Ireland Transfer to your accommodation & check-in Explore local areas
2 Visit Mozart's Birthplace Concert at Mirabell Gardens Rehearsal time
3 Visit to Basilica of St Michael, Mondsee Concert at the Music Pavilion, St Gilgen
4 Lake Cruise Transfer to airport Return flight to Ireland
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Morning Morning flight from Ireland
Afternoon Transfer to your accommodation & check-in
Evening Explore local areas
Morning Visit Mozart's Birthplace
Afternoon Concert at Mirabell Gardens
Evening Rehearsal time
Morning Visit to Basilica of St Michael, Mondsee
Afternoon Concert at the Music Pavilion, St Gilgen
Morning Lake Cruise
Afternoon Transfer to airport
Evening Return flight to Ireland

On-tour support

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On-tour support includes...

  • Services of a See Off Representative at your departure airport


Popular options in Salzburg

Top performance venues

Salzburger Dom

Choirs may sing a short recital inside this 17th century Baroque cathedral, where Mozart was baptised.

Basilica of St Michael, Mondsee

This basilica and former gothic monastery, famous for providing the interior setting for the ‘Sound of Music’ wedding scene, plays host to choral performances throughout the year.


Mirabell Gardens

Play outdoors in the gardens of the famous Schloss Mirabell.

Schönau am Königsee

The town centre of Schönau am Königsee is a bandstand and open air seating, perfect for outdoor performances. An indoor alternative is available for poor weather.

Schools & Retirement Homes

We can organise for your group to perform in schools and retirement homes across the region.

Vigaun Spa Centre

Performances by choirs and orchestras are always warmly received in this stunning concert hall, situated inside the spa.

Music Pavilion, St Gilgen

Summer performances take place on the bandstand, located by the side of the Wolfgangsee.


Top visits

Mozart’s Birthplace

The centre point of this museum is the former apartments of the Mozart family on the third floor. On display are valuable paintings and original instruments belonging to Mozart. 

Zell am See, including Boat Trip

The alpine city of Zell am See lies between the idyllic Zeller See Lake and the Schmittenhöhe Mountain, best viewed by boat.

Königssee Boat Trip

Boat excursions can be arranged around the beautiful lake of Konigssee, found 5km south of Berchtesgaden. During a two-hour excursion, groups will stop at St Bartholoma and at Saletalm-Obersee. Also popular with groups is the cable car up into the national park. 

Evening activites

  • Games or quiz evening
  • Disco
  • ...and much more!


Expert's comment

Groups can follow the ‘Sound of Music’ in Salzburg and its surrounding towns, performing in spa venues and bandstands against beautiful backdrops.

John Kay, Concert Consultant



We offer flights from a variety of departure airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.


Giving you full support throughout

Before your tour

  • Your own dedicated NST contact
  • Bespoke tour itineraries
  • Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
  • Curriculum linked visit programmes
  • Great value for money - no hidden costs
  • Free group leader inspection visits
  • Risk assessment guidance
  • Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits

Whilst you're away

  • Free educational resources
  • Group-friendly accommodation
  • Exceptional standards of coaching
  • On-tour support from our reps on the ground
  • Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
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  • Extensive group travel insurance

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