Salzburg Marionette Theatre - The Magic Flute © Marionettentheater & TSG

City Tour & Marionette Backstage - Private Half-Day Tour

Private tour

English, German
on request: Italian, French, Spanish


available on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 9.30 am
any other times on request only


3 hours


EUR 600.00

Salzburg city tour and a behind the scenes tour of the Salzburg Marionette Theatre

Artistry – Tradition – Illusion: Join us on a fascinating private Salzburg City Tour including an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the World famous Salzburg Marionette Theatre.

For this 3 h exclusive city tour, meet your private driver guide at your hotel lobby or at the Salzburg Panorama Tours Bus Terminal at Mirabellplatz in Salzburg. Learn more about a city which managed to preserve an extraordinarily cityscape, developed from the Middle Ages up to the 19th century.  Enjoy this gorgeous Baroque City dominated by churches, castles and palaces listed as World Heritage Site by UNSECO in 1997.

Yet this tour includes another gem of UNESCO cultural heritage: The Salzburg Marionette Theatre. An approximately 30 minute exclusive tour taking you behind the scenes will give insight on this famous Salzburg cultural institution. Visit the inner sanctum and experience a more than a century old tradition observing the puppeteers up close while they practice their award-winning skills. Shake hands with surprisingly lifelike marionettes be fascinated by this most highly developed form of Puppet and Figure Theater being the only one worldwide offering opera performances.

After the guided tour through the theater your driver guide will meet you and drop you off at point of departure.

Salzburg Marionette Theatre - A Midsummer Night's Dream © Tourismus Salzburg GmbH
© Tourismus Salzburg GmbH
Salzburger Marionettentheater - The Sound of Music 10 © Marionettentheater & TSG
© Marionettentheater & TSG
Salzburg Marionette Theatre - The Sound of Music © Marionettentheater & TSG
© Marionettentheater & TSG
Salzburg Marionette Theatre - The Sound of Music © Marionettentheater & TSG
© Marionettentheater & TSG

Please notice:

You want an individual departure time or have questions concerning the program or bigger groups? Then get in contact with Sarah Marie Herzl via e-mail or telephone +43 662 / 88 32 11-23. We are happy to arrange your private tour according to personal interests and individual needs.

We operate our tour either in a Volkswagen or Mercedes minivan (up to 8 passengers) or Mercedes limousine (up to 3 passengers).

Food & baverage are not included in the tour price.

LLL: checkout.interesting

Residence Square - fountain, Old Residence, Salzburg Cathedral © Tourismus Salzburg GmbH
from €282.00
© Tourismus Salzburg GmbH

Baroque Salzburg

Visit "The Rome of the North" - as Salzburg is also known - and experience the fascination of the history of the city, and how it received immense prosperity through salt trade and the authority of the Prince-Archbishops.

Violinist in front of Mozart's Birthplace © Tourismus Salzburg GmbH
from €261.00
© Tourismus Salzburg GmbH

Magic Music

Discover Salzburg in the footsteps of the city's most famous son, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and enjoy a concert at Hohensalzburg Fortress or Mirabell Palace.

Salzburg Marionette Theatre - Magic Flute © Salzburger Marionettentheater
© Salzburger Marionettentheater

Salzburg Marionette Theatre

A place filled with magic and fantasy - Throughout its history of over a century, the Salzburg Marionette Theatre has held countless audiences spellbound – children and adults alike – with its skilful, artistic performances and its impressive repertoire.

Stiegl-Brauwelt - exterior view © Stiegl - Neumayr
from €450.00
© Stiegl - Neumayr
Private tour
3 hours
5 / 1

City Tour & Stiegl-Brauwelt - Private Half-Day Tour

Explore Salzburg and the famous Stiegl brewery

Statue of Mozart © Tourismus Salzburg GmbH
from €250.00
© Tourismus Salzburg GmbH
Private tour
2 hours
4.5 / 19

2h Salzburg City Tour - Private Tour

Explore the Mozart city with it's phenomenal highlights