Opening ceremony on October 18, 2015
On October 18 th 2015, the new "Sound of Music Trail" in Werfen was inaugurated and officially opened with a huge celebration. Present were members of the Trapp family and also famous actors from the movie "The Sound of Music".
The "Sound of Music Trail"
The fascinating and utterly delightful Sound of Music Trail leads from the town center of Werfen up to the Gschwandtanger.
An all-encompassing experience for the senses.
Set out on this path in the footsteps of the famous Von Trapp family. Experience each of the info stations along the "Sound of Music Trail" in the Salzburg community of Werfen. This theme path through pristine countryside is easy enough for all to enjoy, inviting everyone - young and old - to relax, pause and contemplate the important things in life.
Original "Sound of Music" shooting location amid an imposing mountain world.
Discover the very special highlights of the "Sound of Music Trail". One of the movie's most famous scenes is set on a meadow located in an area known as the "Gschwandtanger". In this scene, Maria Von Trapp takes the children on a picnic, where she teaches them the beloved song "DO-RE-MI". In the background, you can see 900-year-old Hohenwerfen Castle. There, aside from the breathtaking scenery all around you, you can also experience a truly impressive bird-of-prey show.
The Trail Route; Interactive Stations
If you would like to explore the "Sound of Music Trail", you will probably want to set out from the picturesque community of Werfen. Located in the heart of SalzburgerLand, this town offers numerous possibilities to spend a one-of-a-kind vacation filled with memorable experiences.
Stations along the "Sound of Music Path":
- Tourist Office/Brennhof in Werfen
- Trail head (entrance gate)
- Magic cube
- Plateau next to a pond, with benches to relax
- Musical player roll
- "Gschwandtanger": plateau where the "Sound of Music" picnic was filmed.
Pictures © Tourismusverband Werfen