Mirabell Gardens Steps from The Sound of Music

Remember those steps the kids and Maria ran up singing Do Re Me in The Sound of Music. That’s me! Lovely Salzburg 🙂

Sound of Music Abbey

Remember the convent where the Nuns sang “Something About Maria”. Here it is, Nonnberg Abbey, Salzburg. Got to do The Sound of Music Tour if you go. Remem

Opening & Closing Scene Hills of the Sound of Music

When we were at Eagle’s Nest, the tour guide pointed out these grassy plains. He told us that is where they shot the opening and closing scenes in The Sound of Music where Maria and then the entire family were running.

St. Peter’s Cemetery, Salzburg

My favorite site in Salzburg. This cemetery was the backdrop for the stage scene in the Sound of Music where the family hid from the Germans. The Petersfriedhof or St. Peter’s Cemetery is – together with the burial site at Nonnberg Abbey – the oldest cemetery in the Austrian city of Salzburg, located at the […]

Felsenreitschule, Salzburg

Here, the Trapp Family performed its farewell songs and escaped to Switzerland. Felsenreitschule (literally “rock riding school”) is a theatre in Austria and the site of the Salzburg Festival.

Mondsee & Our Danube Cruise

About 21 miles outside Salzburg is a little lake side town called Mondsee. It is only 10 x 7 kms in length and width but the town became a huge hit when the wedding scene from The Sound of Music was filmed here. St. Michael’s church is situated right in the middle of the town […]


Salzburg’s “Old Town” has internationally renowned baroque architecture and one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Host to three universities and a large population of students. Salzburg is noted for its attractive setting and scenic Alpine backdrop. Salzburg was the birthplace […]