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Nonnberg Convent

Nonnberggasse 2, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 8416070
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Nonnberggasse 2, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 8416070
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Convent is well worth the time to visit and reflect. It is truely historic, like the rest of this area of the city.

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best way to get there is on the way down from the fortress rather then walking up the stairs from the town.

Thank Lucky M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful, beautiful convent and church. My husband and I went out on a walk during an afternoon in Salzburg and found ourselves walking up quite a few steps! Jokingly, we kept telling each other that the view from the top had better be worth it!...More

Thank Kirsten E
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We did this on a Sound of Music bicycle tour. It would be a tough walk to it..If you like the movie, you need to see it.

Thank sweenpop
Reviewed 23 July 2017

As a fan of The Sound of Music, I had to make the hike up to find the famed abbey of Maria von Trapp. The area you can visit is small because it is an active convent, but you are allowed to go inside the...More

Thank mallen70
Reviewed 22 July 2017

It is quite a hike from the Old City. However, once you reach the convent you will be glad you made the journey. The view is amazing and it is so quiet, peaceful. The convent is a little small compared to others, but learning about...More

Thank Paige F
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Very peaceful and serene place with so much history. I am so glad I walked the long steps up the hill to find this place it was amazing.

Thank MamaGdownunder
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You have to walk up a very very steep hill or what seems like a million steps, just take your pick. The abbey is private but you can go in the church. This is the actual church that Maria von trapp got married in and...More

Thank Tagtme26
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Gorgeous Cathedral with amazing architecture. The floors are simply breathtaking, something to look at in every corner.

Thank CheyNR
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We visited during our bicycle tour (Fr. Maria's bicycle tour - we also recommend this!). It is still a working convent, so silence is appreciated. The views from here are beautiful. The abbey is very reverent.

Thank EThiele81
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Response from indytomBallwinMo | Reviewed this property |
Probably 9 am to 4 pm They go to vespers early
Heidi W
31 July 2015|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
No reservation is needed. Just make sure you go when it is open. Best regards, David