The film is based on true occurrences. Maria von Kutschera born in Vienna was a candidate on the novitiate in the Benedictine's cloister Nonnberg in Salzburg. Nevertheless, she is sent by her abbess as a governess to the widowed baron Georg Ritter von Trapp to supply his seven children.
Not long afterwards Maria becomes the wife of the baron and founds a family choir in the beginning of the 30-s with which she held numerous concert appearances. After the connection with Germany in 1938 the family had to escape from Austria. It is dependent from now on on her musical activity as the only source of income. The Trapps can finally, settle in the USA where they buy a farm in 1941 in Vermont (Stowe) and develop it to the Trapp Family Lodge.
Have you also always dreamt of strolling on the traces of Maria von Trapp? Use your visit in Salzburg for the opportunity to visit the play sites of the film "The Sound of Music" and to hear the world-renowned songs with an unforgettable dinner show.
You can experience the sound of Music tours in different kinds. By bus, on foot, by bicycle or ricksha. Anyway every tour for itself is a unique experience!